Elizabeth Hartmann, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Elizabeth Hartmann

The “Half-Ass Sheep” explores ideas of duality and scripture

Riggleman Introduces the “Half-Ass Sheep”

Kandy Kote comes to campusBy Katie Pfotzer | Echo It was standing room only in the room in the basement of Metcalf. “Let’s talk real quietly because I have a hunch we’re in violation of about every fire code regulation there is,” Jonathan Bouw, co-chair of art department, said.   […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Seeing Paul through the eyes of an enemy

“Keeper’s Crown” presents personal look at ancient RomeBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Starved for a book that is not a textbook, but still want to learn something? You might want to check out “The Keeper’s Crown” by Nathan D. Maki. Quintus always dreamt of winning the victor’s crown. As the son […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Dissecting Sony’s “Into The Spider-Verse”

Anatomy of a spider-personBy Ethan Rice | Echo “That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero.” This quote from late entertainment titan Stan Lee remains on the screen as […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Film crimes committed in ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

A critical view of the new Fantastic Beasts filmBy Landon Hilst | Echo Magic has struck the theaters with the newest entry into the world of Harry Potter. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” released in 2016. David Yates directs […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Multiplayer video games build community

The personal side of video gamesBy Tim Pietz | Contributor I come from a competitive family. By “competitive,” I mean when my dad taught me chess at age five, he would beat me and rub it in my face. Naturally, my brothers and I are pretty intense when it comes to […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Let your Christmas joy ring true with this concert.

Ringing in the Christmas season

Ringers perform their winter concertBy Katie Pfotzer | Contributor At the mention of handbells, a few things may come to mind. Maybe a concert with an athletic display of bell-ringing prowess. Maybe that one episode of “New Girl” where Winston becomes a handbell savant. Or maybe all you can think of […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Discover modern day miracles.
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Exploring a life of faith and miracles

A tale of surprising salvation and relationshipBy Aubree DeVisser | Contributor “Detours to Destiny” is a fascinating memoir of Elling B. Halvorson’s life as a businessman who also strived to pursue ministry in his work. Each chapter holds unbelievable, intriguing evidence of the tenacity and integrity that Halvorson has shown throughout […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The Chorale celebrates Christmas around the world.
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Cultural music proclaims “Noel” this Christmas

It is time for Chorale’s Sing NoelBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Christmas has exploded onto campus. As the residence halls are oozing with pine trees, glittering lights and mistletoe, the music department is also kicking off the holiday season with Sing Noel. This year, Sing Noel’s theme is “Christmas Around […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Students observe the apocalyptic group of illustrations in the art exhibit
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Stitches of meaning found in the cornfields of Taylor

Professor and illustrator displays his artworkBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo A combination of acrylic and digital paintings, intentional thought put into every brushstroke. Such describes Professor of Art and Department Co-Chair Jonathan Bouw’s work in “Incident on Gaston Pike.” The pieces, which can be found in Metcalf Gallery, are unique […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor alumnus writes book inspired by pet cat
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Taylor alumnus writes a children’s picture book

Book about a cat who won’t take a bathBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Nashville based Taylor alumnus Layne Ihde (’94) premieres his book publishing career with a children’s book, “Pippin No Lickin’,” this Tuesday, Nov. 20. Ihde’s work is about a cat who refuses to take a bath and everyone around him […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment