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The Spring 1994 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.







Publication Date

Spring 1994


Taylor University




missionaries, births, weddings, deaths, Taylor University, Alumni, sports, athletics, Trojans, Taylor Club, Taylor University-Forth Wayne, humor, Christianity, lifestyle, joy, fun, Ralph Boyd Buildings, grounds and maintenance, fires, reconstruction, Elderhostel, Zondervan Library, Private Academic Library Network of Indiana, PALNI, computers, Internet, David Dickey, temperature, record cold, J-term, January Term, Interterm, winter, pipe burst, Bob Stone, Spiritual Renew Week, chapel speakers, Tracey Bailey, Martion Luther King Jr. Day, MLK Day, speakers, new staff, new faculty, clubs, campus clubs, campus organizations, creative writing, Writer’s Club, The Rhapsodist, Parnassus, sabbaticals, Win Corduan, Bill Heth, Vance Maloney, Roger Roth, faculty publications, Middle East Studies Program, study abroad, Cairo, Egypt, Middle East, Stephen Messer, senior seminar, Literary London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Israel, Greece, records, honors, Paul Patterson, NAIA, football, basketball, WBCL, Fort Wayne, radio station, Ronald Powell, Mark Vermilion, public relations, Taylor World Outreach, Spring Break Trips, fools, foolishness, laughter, faith, irony, childhood, hope, redemption, comics, Roger Judd, worship, graduates, Charles McCulloch, Steve Morris, Anlia Knoll, Who’s Who in America, Abraham Lincoln Shute, Intercollegiate Play Day, Gil Dodd, women’s sports, Rupp Communication Arts Center, Ayres Alumni Memorial Hall, Reade Liberal Arts Center, Sickler Hall, new buildings, construction, departments, faculty, move, Nussbaum Science Building, Yellow Canary, third-culture kids, missionary kids, Mu Kappa, Mu Kappa International, missions, Brazil, missing alumni, exchange program, Russia, Midwest, culture, cultural differences, Nizhni Novgorod University


Education | Higher Education


In this issue:

Prècis by Doug Marlow ’81, editor

On Campus

The Upside Down Gospel by Dr. Jay Kesler ’58

Unsinkable Joy by Steve Baarendse ’90

Funny Papers by Scott Welsh ’96

What’s That Funny Smell? by Lori Salierno

Tradition by Wesley Robinson ’50, Taylor University Historian

Alumni Spotlight with Dale Sloat and Bonnie Sloat

Taylor Gathering

Alumni Notes by Mary Cleveland Songer ‘78, Class News Editor

Vista with Bella Pavlovna Gribkova, Associate Professor of English Language at Nizhni Novgorod University

Help Wanted (Missing Alumni ad)

Taylor: A Magazine for Taylor University Alumni and Friends (Spring 1994)