Elizabeth Hartmann, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Elizabeth Hartmann

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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
Each enormous print is inspired by a foreign culture of the artist’s choosing
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Ink, tractors and lawn rollers make artwork

Art class creates prints inspired by foreign culturesBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo Lawn rollers and art are not known to have much in common. But this semester, the relief and serigraphy class found a way to make the two overlap. Scattered throughout the student center and its surrounding lawn, art […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Walk into a pop-up picture book production of your favorite fairy tales. (Photograph by Ben Williams)

Stories walk ‘Into the Woods’ and onto the stage

Taylor Theatre performs an iconic twist on classic fairy tales By Emily Pawlowski | Echo A cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, a slipper as pure as gold… These four items connect the seemingly unrelated fairy tales that make up the […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Junior Erica Bell won first prize in the OVC art contest. (Photograph provided by Jazmin Tuscani)

Learn the art of looking through the eyes of another

OVC art contest raises awarenessBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Look and you will see the innocent, pleading eyes of children looking for love. Their voices speak through the artwork submitted to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) art contest which will be on display in the Larita Boren Campus Center until […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment