Devin Smith


Songwriting class available for students in January

The newest addition to the music department is the upcoming J-Term songwriting class. Todd Syswerda, professor of music composition, songwriting and music technology, spearheads the class that will be available for students to take in January.

OIP introduces new faculty member

Taylor University’s Office of Intercultural Programs (OIP) has hired its newest member. Tia Cavanaugh-Goggans was brought on as the director of intercultural initiatives and programs for the OIP before the 2023-24 school year. She was taken through a lengthy interview process and officially started her new position on Oct. 2.

Film and media professor wins faculty award

Winning an award such as Taylor University’s teaching excellence and campus leadership Award is a monumental achievement, one that John Bruner, Film and Media Arts department co-chair, can now say he has.

Taylor alumnus documents Ukrainian families

The war in Ukraine rages on as of September 15, 2023. Russian forces have been trying to take control over the country of Ukraine since February 2022. Despite the chaos, a Taylor alumnus and student have taken up the daunting task of traveling there, and documenting it.