Category: Featured

The World’s Stage

Story by: Susan Duty Photos by: Kyle Beam Honeyed vibrations of a street performer’s violin ring out over the loud clunking of construction. At the shaded corner of Eighth Street and Austin Avenue, Waco’s Hippodrome is coming back to life. Shane and Cody Turner have been bringing life back...

Living on the Edge

  Senior decathlete Eric Bostick was dangerously close to not becoming a Baylor Bear. His decision to commit to Baylor was easy, but in the summer before his freshman year, he fell inches from death while trying to save a girl’s life. On a graduation trip to the British Overseas Territory...

The Damsel in this Dress

   On any given day, a college classroom can feature a rainbow of outfits ranging from the very casual, like pajamas, to Nike shorts, t-shirts and jeans or even business suits. But while you may take the time during your morning routine to really dress up for class, chances...

The Boy Who Lived

Surviving was the only option for this 8-year-old after being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness Cheryl Whitehouse was sure that her 8-year-old son had appendicitis. She analyzed Casey’s symptoms in her head as she drove him to Providence Hospital: severe pain in the lower right abdomen, nausea and loss...

Shattered Dreams

To be human is to dream. Every kid has dreams and hopes of one day achieving them. Emphatic wishes are what make us all human. We desire something monumental. For Anthony Moore, his dream was to play professional football at the highest level, the National Football League. What happens...

Great Expectations

With one brother in medical school and another studying architecture in graduate school, Ogbonna Okonkwo undoubtedly comes from a family of achievers. Okonkwo, however, has decided to take the road less traveled on his path to success.   His birth certificate says Ogbonna Okonkwo, but you can call him...

The King of Hearts

It started out as any other day in room 361 of the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. James Henderson, Baylor professor of economics, grabbed his gym bag at about 3 p.m. and started walking to the McLane Student Life Center. He laced up his basketball shoes and took the...

Coming to America

For this international student, coming to America was more than just a dream. It was a mission.  In the valley of the Ningxia Plane of Northern China lies Yinchuan, the hometown of Jia Liang. Liang lived in Yinchuan until she moved to Beijing for her undergraduate studies. It was...