NEWS


2/19/2024, 4:30pm

2024 Presidential General Election Need-to-Know

Trump and Biden to be frontrunners

The states’ primary elections and presidential campaigns are heavily underway, gearing toward the presidential election on Nov. 5. The current frontrunners are Donald Trump from the Republican party and President Joe Biden from the Democratic party. 


12/4/2023, 1:55pm

Public Relations majors receive Platinum MarCom Award, 2023

After a semester of preparation and hard work, students in the Cases and Campaigns class received the 2023 Platinum MarCom award. Fall 2022, the students worked together to compile a campaign for Thriving Grant County/Thriving Mill Township, a small nonprofit resource center. Ashley Shirley, the executive director, was their client. 


12/4/2023, 1:55pm

Lightrider’s Bible Study takes place Tuesday nights

At 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday nights, discussions on America and the Bible are hosted by the Lightrider Ministries at the GrayBarn. Mike Manganello, executive director of the Lightrider Ministries, said the forum is geared toward high school ages and older. The materials used for the discussion are from Hillsdale College, such as “Constitution 101,” David Barton’s “Foundations of Freedom” and “Constitution Alive.”


12/4/2023, 1:54pm

Cru ministry seeks to witness through local students

Cru is a ministry that gives Taylor University students the opportunity to share the gospel with their peers locally and internationally. This organization has partnered with Taylor to focus on winning people to Christ, building them up in their faith and discipling them, Chris Kellum, working in strategic partnering, said.


12/4/2023, 1:54pm

Brightspace crashes, delays exam

Approximately 600 freshmen gathered in Rediger Chapel to take their Foundations of the Christian Liberal Arts midterm exam Oct. 23. This exam was being facilitated through Brightspace, Taylor University’s new learning management system. However, when students attempted to access the exam, Brightspace did not load, leaving a majority of students with blank screens. 


12/4/2023, 1:54pm

Ninja Warrior club starts at TU

The new Ninja Warrior club invites students to practice a unique sport. Based on the show, American Ninja Warrior, the sport is a form of obstacle course racing. It offers a diversity of different leagues, gyms and competitions for people to practice and test their skills. 


11/20/2023, 2:32pm

Groundbreaking ceremony launches Residential Village construction

Five shovels, three seconds and one plot of land marked the official groundbreaking moment for the rising Residential Village, projected to be completed in July next year. On Nov. 9, the university officially declared the beginning of the new buildings’ construction and prepared to lay down the foundation in the already pre-plowed field located south of the Olson parking lot.


11/20/2023, 2:32pm

Social work seniors connect with Hartford City

“It’s hard to learn about community from your desk,” Kara Riggleman, adjunct social work professor, said. Chilly, but warmed by sunny skies, seniors in Process and Practice III — a macro-level course required for social work majors, also dubbed the “communities class” by its participants — prepared to welcome and encourage residents in Hartford City for their Run, Walk n’ Roll 3K event.


11/13/2023, 12:00am

Campus Bookstore addresses delays

Two weeks, three weeks, four weeks all pass by, and still no sign of that final textbook. Many students across campus rely on Slingshot deliveries for access to class materials, but this semester there have been more than a couple snafus with the system.


11/13/2023, 12:00am

Taylor recognizes six outstanding alumni

The alumni awards ceremony took place during homecoming chapel on Oct. 20. It was wonderful to be at chapel and see how responsive students were, Faye Chechowich, professor emeritus of christian ministries, said.


11/13/2023, 12:00am

Honors Guild attends Intercollegiate Colloquium

During fall break, Honors Guild students attended the annual Intercollegiate Colloquium on liberal arts at Grove City College.The colloquium was a three-day event filled with breakout sessions, featuring speakers and chances to grow in community with other Christian liberal arts students who attended.