Grace Hooley, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Grace Hooley

Kelsey Lavender learned from her experiences abroad.

Kelsey Lavender finds courage in her experiences abroad

Lavender shares about her travels abroadJori Hanna | Echo Courage. Humility. Faith. These are the words senior Kelsey Lavender used to describe her experiences traveling and studying abroad during her time at Taylor. Lavender has been a part of four study abroad trips during her Taylor experience, twice during semesters […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The campus store is getting a new home.

The campus store is getting a new home

New campus bookstore buildingChrishauna Curry | Echo Since last semester, there has been an ongoing construction of Taylor’s new campus store. The new campus store is hoped to be completed the week after the class of 2019’s graduation. Stephen Richardson, area manager of Tree of Life (TOL) Bookstores, said that […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The students grew from their cross cultural experience.

Venturing into the world this January

Stories of 2019 J-term TripsChrishauna Curry | Echo During the month of January 2019, there were multiple trips to various countries such as Peru, Malawi, United Kingdom, Greece and Italy. A group of students taught an education diversity class in the Philippines. Sophomore education major Laura Jeggle said that it […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Couples are excited to cook together on Valentine's Day.

Couples eat their hearts out

Chef’s Table Valentine’s Day experienceGrace Hooley | Echo Love is in the air, but it is also in students’ stomachs as Chef’s Table with Creative Dining Services is putting on an event named “To the Heart, Through the Stomach.” This event will take place Friday, Feb. 22, from 5–7 p.m. […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Chapel hosts Candles and Carols

Chapel hosts Candles and Carols

One of TU’s most anticipated chapel eventsMica Evans | Echo On Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. in Rediger Chapel, Taylor University will be hosting their annual Silent Night chapel traditionally called Candles and Carols. Campus Pastor, Reverend Jon Cavanagh gave a brief backdrop of how Taylor came up with the […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Ken and Joanne Taylor celebrate the Christmas season with tradition and joy.

A Taylor Family Christmas Decorating Tradition

Ken and Joanne Taylor decorate for traditionGabby Carlson | Echo Before December rolls around the corner, Joanne Taylor starts bringing the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Each box brims with decor and is labeled for the room with which the contents will reside in for the next five weeks. […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Taylor tuition costs $43,000 a year.

Where Does All of the Taylor University Tuition Go?

The Mysteries of the Tuition ExplainedTim Pietz | Contributor “I came for a visit, I fell in love with the place, I saw the tuition price, and I had a heart attack.” That’s how junior Sean Quillen describes his first experience with the financial side of Taylor University. “Where does […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Sophomores Tae Aye and Hsi Hsi Poe are thankful for their opportunities at Taylor.

Students from Myanmar to Taylor

Tae Aye and Hsi Hsi Poe share their storiesGrace Hooley | Echo Taylor has a large number of international students that make up the student body. About 10 of these students originate from Myanmar (or Burma). Two of these students with a story of their own are sophomores Tae Aye […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Seniors Mitchell Whedon and Ivy Oleson love Levi with all their hearts.

Ivy and a son named Levi

Ivy Oleson’s story about raising her son at TaylorGrace Hooley | Echo Ivy Oleson is a psychology senior here at Taylor. She is also a daughter, sister, fiance, friend and mother of a four-year-old son named Levi. Oleson grew up in Aurora, Ill. She went to a small, private Christian […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Felver enjoys impacting students here at Taylor.

Campus police impact students

Campus police as parental figuresChrishauna Curry | Echo The campus police department takes pride in protecting Taylor students. Jeff Wallace, chief of police, used to be a police officer in Detroit, Michigan for 13 years. Although he always loved law enforcement, Wallace said that he felt as though God had […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features