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Our View: How the Enneagram helps us dialogue well

Our View: How the Enneagram helps us dialogue well

By Editorial Board | Echo Taylor’s Counseling Center sponsored “Know Your Number,” an Enneagram conference led by enneagram instructor David Stamile of Longways Ministries. The purpose of the conference was to encourage attendees in their pursuit of self-awareness, growth, calling and identities in Christ via the nine basic Enneagram personality […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinion: Why the apology feels shallow

Opinion: Why the apology feels shallow

Excalibur issued an online edition SundayBy Halie Owens | Contributor Despite the many offenses around the distribution and publication of Excalibur, the thing that most troubled me was the apparent failure of the writers to admit their culpability. In their apology letter, they neither took credit for the pain and […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
How to address unequal media representation

How to address unequal media representation

Has The Echo been biased?By Eric Andrews | Echo Cassidy Grom, a senior and former Co-Editor in Chief for The Echo — and a great friend of mine — posted on her Facebook last week in response to Excalibur. In her post, Grom explained what she thought was the reason […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Reconciliation is in the aftermath

Reconciliation is in the aftermath

‘This is a kairos moment’By Ed Meadors | Faculty Contributor I personally did not participate in the conception, authoring, design or distribution of Excalibur, nor did I volunteer to write this editorial. I was asked. I should also clarify that I’m not a traditional conservative or liberal. With the liberals, […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A cry for mercy from Syria

A cry for mercy from Syria

Rebel camp in Damascus still under siegeBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor Under siege since 2013, Eastern Ghouta is currently suffering from one of the heaviest attacks of Syria’s seven-year war. Eastern Ghouta is the last rebel stronghold in Damascus and is currently controlled by two main rebel factions, Faylaq al-Rahman […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A conservative response to Excalibur

A conservative response to Excalibur

Refocusing the debateBy Sonya Downing, Carson Jacobs and Tim Pietz | Contributors Tim Pietz I’m a “conservative,” though that’s a dumb word. It’s a word that puts crucial biblical truths on par with a wall across the Mexican border. It’s a word that squeezes the American Dream somewhere into the […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Fitness and cultural progressivism

Fitness and cultural progressivism

The water is boiling overBy Zack Carter | Faculty Contributor One day, Barney the frog wandered from the safety of his pond. Hopping his way up to a conveniently propped open screen door of an old farmhouse, into the kitchen and onto a stove where he found himself next to […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
What Excalibur says about our campus culture

What Excalibur says about our campus culture

Reflections on justice and underground mediaBy Charbel Salako | Contributor This past week an anonymous publication titled “Excalibur” was presented to the Taylor University public and has thus brought forth much debate and controversy. In Excalibur, there are arguable positives which an individual Christian can agree upon regarding the overall […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why I am in support of Excalibur

Why I am in support of Excalibur

Excalibur expounds key biblical principlesBy Nick Dennig | Contributor My name is Nick Dennig, and I support Excalibur. I am a Christian who is also a conservative, and I affirm the theological and moral-social positions articulated in the first section of the article by Excalibur. I believe the positions in […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Our View: Editorial Board weighs in regarding Excalibur

Our View: Editorial Board weighs in regarding Excalibur

By Editorial Board | Echo Last week, The Echo reported on Excalibur, an anonymous publication distributed across Taylor’s campus. This week, we are sharing our thoughts. In this column, we will discuss Excalibur in light of The Echo’s stance on anonymity and issue a challenge for campus-wide civility. Per The […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials