Get Involved

Waco has many different opportunities to become immersed in the community. From being up to date on Waco event, to playing with children and joining together in worship, Waco is a crown jewel of hosting volunteer opportunities. Take a break from the Silos, and take to the streets to...

Hope in the Desert

Waco contains multiple food deserts — urban areas in which it is difficult to access affordable or good-quality fresh food, usually found in impoverished regions. One of the effects of a food desert is food insecurity, which largely affects children....

Leaving a Pawprint

Students step outside 'Baylor Bubble' and address issue of poverty and homelessness in Waco...

Rise Above

A look into the Talitha Koum Institute with Executive Director Susan Cowley...

Teen Hopefulness

The Cove, local teen nurturing center, offers community support and a safe haven to the homeless and struggling youth of Waco...

The Guest House

Care Net gives women and their children a stress-free environment to become stable and find dependable resources...

Need for Clean

Story by Caroline Waterhouse | Courtesy photo I don’t remember when it all started; it began as a routine then slowly turned into a silent prison. The first memory I have of it was as a kid waking up in my pajamas in the morning. My clothes couldn’t touch...

Yoga helps Trauma Survivors

Story by Lauren Friederman | Photo by Corrie Coleman For people who struggle with post traumatic stress disorder, simply living life can be challenging. Mundane tasks can become overwhelming. Especially for people who experience interpersonal trauma. “In the perpetrators grooming of the victim, they strip the person of their...

Professor Frame – On Grief & God

     On Aug. 4, 2016, Baylor University Professor Darren Frame’s life was changed forever by the tragic loss of his son, Jared Logan Frame. After a mountain biking incident, Jared contracted an infection that exacerbated his congenital heart defect. He ultimately suffered a massive stroke that destroyed his...

Live & Love Buoyantly

Story by Bailey Brammer | Photo by Sarah Barrientos “He was my person. He was the one person I could be my authentic self to. Just having anxiety or bias or anything like that was out of the question. We just existed.” Having a sibling you share everything with...

Facing Fears Head On

Story by Amanda Cordero | Photo by Trey Honeycutt At 5 feet 5 inches and barely 100 pounds, Cameron Wiles is a wisp of a girl, so it is almost comical when she jumps into her white Toyota Highlander with a 20-pound bag of rice and a nervous but...

Puppy Love

Story by Meredith Wagner | Photo by Trey Honeycutt Many who battle mental illness have been there — perched across from a well-dressed adult with a framed diploma mounted to the wall, fidgeting under the glow of an expensive, dimmed lamp. While traditional therapy has proven helpful for some,...

Shattered

Story by Kailee Coward | Photo Illustration by Ryan Barrett I awoke to the sound of frantic voices whispering around the room, the hospital’s fluorescent lights illuminating the worried medical personnel as they cut my clothes in preparation for the MRI. In the next room my sister sobbed as she...

Dying to Survive

Story by Cameron Bocanegra | Photo by Aadil Shelkh Jazz Johnson did his homework in a doctor’s office and called it a childhood. He lived in a nice neighborhood filled with cleanly cut lawns, attended a private school and played basketball while his father worked as an orthopedic surgeon...