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Q&A with Shannon Graessle

Q&A with Shannon Graessle

Murals cover brick walls across cities around the globe, sending messages and making perfect Instagram backgrounds for tourists and locals alike. Waco is home to many beautiful wall murals including one at The Findery, a home decor shop located downtown. Baylor alumna Shannon Graessle was working for Four Columns Marketing […]

Staying Grounded: Connecting Coffee and Concerts

Staying Grounded: Connecting Coffee and Concerts

Photo Credit: Austria Arnold Many people don’t think about all of the work that goes into putting on a show at Common Grounds, but the venue manager practices kindness in her busy job. Taylor Torregrossa spends most of her time in a tight office located off the back of Common […]

Food Trucks Transport Waco Dining Experience

Food Trucks Transport Waco Dining Experience

The presence of food trucks in Waco brings a fun and lively atmosphere to our rapidly-growing city.  From food truck park located along the Brazos River, to the grounds of Magnolia Market, a variety of food trucks can be found around any corner in Waco. The myriad of food trucks offered here appeals to every craving and appetite. Dining at food trucks is more […]

The Backyard: “The Hidden Gem of Waco”

The Backyard: “The Hidden Gem of Waco”

For residents of most large Texas cities, expectations for entertainment in Waco are low compared to Austin or Dallas; it’s not nearly as large, well-known, or talked about. Most students in their first semester at Baylor University wouldn’t dare to travel outside the “Baylor Bubble”, the mile or so radius […]

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Waco Sucks: A Theory Explained

Photo Credit: Pablo Gonzales For Genevieve Peel, every day is the same because every day is different. As managing director at Hole in the Roof Marketing, she is involved in every aspect of the company and goes wherever she is needed. This could include pitching ideas, designing graphics, troubleshooting production processes, organizing or researching new products. “It’s a little bit of everything,” Peel said. “Since I […]

The Streets Sing Hallelujah: a Photo Story

The Streets Sing Hallelujah: a Photo Story

  On April 23, 2017, I visited Church Under the Bridge, a local church in Waco that seeks to move past the traditional four walls of a building and move into the city. Church Under the Bridge aims to avoid any distinction that aligns them with a certain race or denomination. The […]