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Enter the world of Jumanji!

A new spin on an old storyBy Rylie Harrison | Contributor A movie starring Dwayne Johnson as a wimpy nerd, Kevin Hart as a football star, Karen Gillan as a brainiac and Jack Black as an Instagram queen? Was there any doubt this movie would be good? For some fans of […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Members of the White Rose, sophomores Josiah Griener and Brandt Maina and senior John Broda, prepare for rebellion.

Armed with words, faith and courage

Taylor theatre presents the White Rose martyrsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo For the first time ever, the entirety of William Gebby’s new play will be performed for the public. Showing times are tonight, Feb. 17, 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Amid the […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Professor Dennis Hensley proudly stands against “the brag board,” holding “Christian Publishing 101.”

Mixing words from past and present

Professor and alumna contribute to writing bookBy Ethan Rice | Echo Taylor’s professional writing program has become known nationwide, and now several university denizens have found themselves contributing to the same book. On the second floor of Nussbaum, two boards line the walls, covered with the published works of professional writing […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
"The Post" tells the story of The Pentagon Papers and The Washington Post. (Photograph provided by Wikimedia)

Glimpsing into the past in ‘The Post’

What happens when journalism and the government collide?By Rylie Harrison | Contributor In 1971, The New York Times received 43 volumes of a classified study regarding the Vietnam War, which came to be referred to as the Pentagon Papers. The Times began publishing the contents, but was sued by the […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Junior Abby Gonzalez studies Clovis Blackwell’s artwork. (Photograph by Kassie Joviak)

Looking at the end through artwork

The inspiration behind the Clovis Blackwell art exhibitBy Elizabeth Carrier | Echo Clovis Blackwell’s work has a not so “end of the world” outlook on the possibility of apocalypse. In Dissolution: Where Do We Go From Here? (i.e. Maybe it’s Not So Bad After All), Blackwell uses large-format serigraph prints and […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
"Land of Silence" is a story about healing and forgiveness. (Photograph by Elizabeth Hartmann)

Searching for healing and forgiveness in the “Land of Silence”

After a life of pain, will she dare to reach out for healing?By Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Tessa Afshar’s novel “Land of Silence” brings to life the story about the bleeding woman who dared to touch Jesus’ garment. Ever since her brother died because of her thoughtlessness, Elianna, the daughter of […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Grab some popcorn and get ready to hear about a new movie!
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‘The Greatest Showman’ movie review

Is it the greatest show on Earth?By Rylie Harrison | Contributor “The Greatest Showman” tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the optimistic dreamer behind the Barnum and Bailey Circus, also known as “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The film stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya. I must say, as someone who […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Come learn to play the piano!
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It’s time to sign up for piano lessons!

The Center for Musical Development (CMD) at Taylor University will be offering piano lessons for the Spring 2018 semester.         Lessons begin the week of Feb. 8 and conclude the week of May 11         Taylor students will offer lessons to beginning and returning students Monday through Friday between 3 and 8 […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Frederic and Mabel, played by seniors John Broda and Alexis Turner, when they first meet.
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Laughing all the way from pirates to Penzance

‘Pirates of Penzance’ lights up the stage with laughterBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Dancing pirates and brightly dressed girls take the stage this weekend in Taylor’s Lyric Theatre’s production of the classic “The Pirates of Penzance.” Start off the semester with endless laughter tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment