Category: Spring 2016

  • Handmade Collective

    Handmade Collective

    Story by Elizabeth Starr; Photos by Alyson Perkins A time-honored symbol of community and fellowship, the dining table is often the centerpiece of the family home. Stories, laughter and meals are shared here, where families gather at the end of a day spent apart. At the table, dreams can be shared and passions pursued. Clint…

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  • Community Jubilee

    Community Jubilee

    Story by Abby Veach; Photos by Trey Honeycutt & Travis Taylor Certain Waco neighborhoods are notorious for their crime and poverty, making it seem as if this city is simply a mix of affluent university students and downtrodden poor. This view is not only unjustified; it’s incorrect. The neighborhoods outside Baylor are growing, and organizations like…

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  • Raising Their Voice

    Raising Their Voice

    Story by Amanda Cordero; Photos by Travis Taylor It’s a beautiful spring day when I meet with Fiona Bond and Rae Jefferson of Creative Waco. We’re in front of Dichotomy, Waco’s popular coffee and spirits shop, eating burritos from the food truck across the street. People from all walks of life pass us as jazz…

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  • Point, Click, Photographer

    Story by Kate McGuire Is everyone a photographer? It’s so easy to borrow, rent or purchase professional photography equipment like cameras, lighting kits, online software and more. Also, social media applications make dull, uncreative photos come alive with vibrant filters and decorations. Even services like GetInstaFamous use the photo sharing application Instagram to market people…

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  • Mastering the Art of the Mural

    Mastering the Art of the Mural

    Story by Alex Andrews; Photos by Corrie Coleman You’ve seen them in the corner of your rearview mirror as you drive down a one-way street. The bright colors and powerful messages catch your eye. Waco’s mural scene is gaining momentum and with it, the art culture within the community. Hop into the car and take…

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  • Drawing A Bug’s Life

    Drawing A Bug’s Life

    Story by Stephanie Reyes; Photos by Alyson Perkins Like bright lights that attract bugs at night, Greg Lewallen’s eyes shine when he talks about drawing and collecting insects. He can spend hours talking about the many exciting and memorable trips around the world he’s taken to get a specific bug. Lewallen’s bug story started as…

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  • A Silence Fell Over The Room

    A Silence Fell Over The Room

    Story by Joy Moton; Photos by Rachel Leland Four young men wearing purple robes and white paint on their faces enter the sanctuary with graceful movements. As a gospel song begins to play, the group stands at the front of the church looking around frantically. Then, one dancer thrusts his hands toward the chest of…

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  • Life in 3D

    Life in 3D

    Story by Taliyah Clark; Photos by Maggie Malone   Creative science? Those two words don’t usually correlate, until you meet Alex Le Roux. A recent Baylor mechanical engineering graduate, Le Roux designed and created a 3-D printer that can create large concrete structures and 3-D images. Le Roux has always been good with his hands.…

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