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William White will be conducting “A Night at the Opera.” (Photograph provided by LaRea Slater)

Opera offers enjoyment

A night to remember at the operaBy Elizabeth Carrier | Echo Students put on their best evening wear to enjoy a formal and culturally rich night out at “A Night at the Opera.” This Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m., the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) is putting on an opera variety […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Zelda searches for answers through prayer. (Photograph provided by Wikimedia)

Faith meets ‘Legend of Zelda’ in prayer

How a video game prayer mirrors our ownBy Derek Thompson | Faculty Contributor If you haven’t played “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” and are still reading this, I am about to spoil it. In most “Legend of Zelda” games, Link is the hero on his way to rescue […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Sophomore Paige Wagner, junior Sarah Lynn and sophomores Hannah Ewing and Katie Talbot are excited for the concert. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Chorale blossoms with songs of love

“Love in Bloom” concert springs to lifeBy Ethan Rice | Echo The Euler Atrium is a popular place for students to relax, converse and, from time to time, take a nap between classes and late nights doing homework. But on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m., it will be hosting something very […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Kristen Miyakawa poses in front of her artwork. (Photograph provided by Kristen Miyakawa)

Why the words? The mysterious word panels revealed

The inspiration behind the projectBy Elizabeth Carrier | Staff Writer Almost everyone wandering around campus this semester has inevitably walked past the giant four panels of black words on a white background outside of the library. Many students are intrigued by this project, but want to know more about what it’s […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
After 38 years, Harrison says goodbye through a concert. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Music faculty bid farewell to Al Harrison

A farewell concert held in Al Harrison’s honorBy Alyssa Roat  | Contributor Al Harrison, professor of music and department co-chair, gave a stirring musical farewell to Taylor University in his Farewell Concert. Or, as Harrison said in his introduction, “I think I prefer ‘retirement concert’ to ‘farewell concert.’” The event, which […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Students get tea, biscuits and fellowship at the C.S Lewis and friends tea event. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Taylor students continue on C.S. Lewis’ legacy

The weekly meetings in the spirit of the InklingsBy Ethan Rice | Staff Writer During Professor of Biblical Studies Bill Heth’s talk in chapel, he joked that at Taylor, C.S. Lewis is the honorary fourth member of the Trinity. Taylor’s admiration for Lewis and his associated fellow writers can be seen […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Seniors Isaac Beaverson, Izzy Spitz and Nick Yonce  have artwork in "Amalgamated." (Photograph by Riley Hochstedtler)

Seniors celebrate their works of art

The story behind the “Amalgamated” exhibitionBy Elizabeth Carrier | Echo Dictionary.com defines amalgamated as: “to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite; combine.” The senior design show “Amalgamated” is the merging of 11 students’ unique work into one display. This show is a celebration of Taylor’s graduating […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Are you prepared for a breathtaking suspense novel? (Photograph provided by Wikimedia)

Mysteries and monsters uncovered in supernatural novel “The Assault.”

A review of suspense novel “The Assault”By Jori Hanna | Contributor The Harbingers series is designed almost like a TV show. Each author writes from one character’s point of view, and each novella both has its own story arch and fits into a larger story arch of the whole series. […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Abigail Sandy combines her faith and love for music for her recital. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Making melodies for a lifetime through music

Abigail Sandy’s senior recital marked by passionBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Senior Abigail Sandy’s life is marked by a love of music. Sandy has been singing ever since she can remember. Because her mom was a junior high and high school choir teacher, she had little choice, but she loves […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
High school and college students will perform in the same concert on Thursday, March 15. (Photograph by Alicia Garnache)

Combining the making of music and memories

College and high school collide in concertBy Ethan Rice | Echo The Taylor Wind Ensemble will be welcoming some new members to its upcoming concert. On Thursday, March 15, the Ensemble will be joined by the inaugural Grant County High School Honors Band in concert in Rediger Auditorium. The collaboration […]

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