Elizabeth Hartmann, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Elizabeth Hartmann

‘Shazam!’ movie shocks audiences

‘Shazam!’ movie shocks audiences

DC Comics brightens up its franchise with new movieLandon Hilst | Echo Move over “Shalom,” there’s a new “S” word on everyone’s mind today: Shazam! With the speed of Mercury and the power of Zeus, “Shazam!” has arrived in theaters to a successful $53 million opening weekend. The newest comic […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Taylor music ensembles perform in Palm Sunday service

Carmel UMC unites with Taylor music department for unique serviceJori Hanna | Contributor Taylor Wind Ensemble, Chorale and Taylor Ringers will be joining forces to provide a Palm Sunday service this coming weekend. This will be a opportunity to experience worship in its various forms with a unique combination of […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Big dreams compete with little time at Game Jam 2019

Twenty students compete to make heist-themed gamesEmily Pawlowski | Echo Twenty-four hours is not a lot of time. But for 20 students, it is just enough to create a video game. Eight teams competed in the 2019 spring Game Jam. They had from April 4 – 6 to find out […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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A new theater experience combines musical highlights

Lyric Theatre presents 17 scenes from musicals and operaKatie Pfotzer | Echo This weekend, Lyric Theatre will present a show unlike any other on Taylor’s campus. Called “Musical Theater and Opera Scenes,” this free event is a collection of 17 scenes sampled from musicals and operas starring your favorite musical […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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An art show uncovered

Graphic Arts seniors present their spring exhibitEmily Pawlowski | Echo “It is always a challenge to come up with one unified show that displays ten to fifteen different students’ artwork,” said Ryan James, assistant professor of art. But 11 seniors overcame that challenge with their new exhibit: “Uncovered.” Approximately 500 […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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New book club sparks interest

Young adult book club has first meeting of the yearEmily Pawlowski | Echo Six people sat in a circle, brought together by one thing: books. The young adult book club met for the first time this year on Wednesday, March 27. They discussed “Hey Kiddo,” an autobiographical graphic novel by […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Professional writing alumna turns up the heat

Hope Bolinger publishes debut novelKatie Pfotzer | Echo Sometimes, that one spark of inspiration makes a passage of Scripture come alive. That was what happened to Hope Bolinger, ‘19, when she sat in a Biblical Literature I class with May Young, assistant professor of biblical studies, in the middle of […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
‘The Upside’ has its ups and downs

‘The Upside’ has its ups and downs

New film offers cure for back-to-school bluesLandon Hilst | Echo You won’t want to miss the perfect uplifting narrative to remedy those post-spring break blues. “The Upside” delivers one of the most heartwarming stories of the year so far and easily stands as one of the funniest. The film follows […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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The New Respects celebrate diversity at Taylor in song

Concert is ‘What Makes the World Go Round’Katie Pfotzer | Echo “I’m excited,” freshman Grace Meharg said. “I have a feeling this is going to be a spicy concert.” And from the opening number to the surprise encore, it was. The concert consisted of tracks sampled from The New Respects’ […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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‘Captain Marvel’ flies faster but not higher

Marvel’s latest release meets mixed responsesLandon Hilst | Echo The mighty Marvel machine has unleashed a powerful new hero into its cinematic universe. “Captain Marvel” arrived in theaters following an awkward marketing campaign. The trailers didn’t necessarily generate the same ecstatic response that was received by other superhero films, and […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment