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Chick-fil-A is wonderful, but did Taylor lose food choices with the old Union? Photo provided by Luke Wildman

Campus Center: improvement or not?

We gained a new Campus Center, but what did we lose?By Matt Csakai | Contributor When the LaRita Boren Campus Center opened last year, I believe we all expected an improvement in food as well as amenities. But, while some things are better at the Campus Center—such as a Chick-fil-A […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Two Js make a double recital

Two Js make a double recital

You’ve heard them as part of Big Al & the Jungle Cats. Now the musical duo of Jeff Janiszewski and Joel Helms are combining their talents for a rare double senior recital this Friday.

People, rather than programs, shape seniors’ faith

People, rather than programs, shape seniors’ faith

By: Becca Robb | Echo   Seniors have made it through the freshman fifteen, the sophomore slump and the junior jitters. Now they’re edging their way through those final daunting weeks. According to an informal survey The Echo conducted in April, 61 percent of this year’s graduating class agreed that […]

by · May 8, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Playing to the end

Playing to the end

On May 6 in the Dining Commons the sounds of Narnia will fill the room, along with the jazzy tunes of the Jets and Sharks preparing to battle. All of this is a part of Taylor Wind Ensemble’s annual pops concert, where popular songs and classic melodies are performed for a captive audience. Al Harrison’s conducting class will conduct the band, and ensemble members will experience their final performance for the year, some for the last time at Taylor.

by · May 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
From running in the cornfields to racing in the city

From running in the cornfields to racing in the city

A Taylor junior and a Taylor alumna ran the Boston Marathon on April 20, battling through rain and freezing temperatures to complete the world-famous race.

by · May 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
It’s Taylathon time

It’s Taylathon time

Team members get ready for the big race   By Austin Lindner | Echo  Quick turns, tricky transitions and gritty wipeouts all make up what students have come to know and love about Taylathon, Taylor’s annual cross-campus bike race. As eight teams, two from each class, gear up for the […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Celebrating student creativity

Celebrating student creativity

Have you or your friend ever wanted to see your artwork in Metcalf, even though you’re both not art majors? Now is your chance with the All Student Art Show, which opens May 1. Art students and those in other majors can submit their work, with a lucky few being chosen for showcasing and awards.

by · April 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
A wired weekend

A wired weekend

Youth Conference shifts focus to discipleshipBy: Sarah Davis | Echo The sessions are awesome. The games are crazy. And the lines for chicken in the DC get really long. Youth Conference is upon us. Approximately 100 students from across the country will flood into campus this weekend for the event. […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · News
The future of sustainability

The future of sustainability

Countries are pivoting toward new and unusual sustainable energy technology to replace dependency on traditional fossil fuels

by · April 11, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Blending culture and coffee

Blending culture and coffee

A new Upland cafe bridges gaps and culturesBy Kate Berkey | Echo Light bulbs twinkle from the ceiling and colorful art hangs on the walls. Big picture windows and hand-written menus with college-friendly prices create a friendly atmosphere. It feels like home with an open seating arrangement, books on the shelves […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times