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Articles by: Hannah Stumpf

Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream . . . of death. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)


Third West Wengatz’s Melon and Gourd tradition begins MondayBy Rayce Patterson | Echo If you are out and about next week, do not be surprised to see one or two men carrying large pieces of produce with them. Melon and Gourd is a longstanding tradition for Third West Wengatz (WWIII) […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Brecken’s breakdown

Brecken’s breakdown

Heading into the nitty gritty By Brecken Mumford | Echo Tuesday night, I saw my dear friend Paige McCourt (’16) for the first time in too long. A beautiful young woman named Patience gave me one of the best hugs I’ve ever been given, 10 minutes after meeting me. Nirup […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Sydney Smith cheeses at 2CO's open house Monday night.

House hunting

What you need to know about one of Taylor’s most popular traditionsBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo When the leaves start falling, it is time to start planning open houses. Usually themed, this is a chance for floors, wings or sometimes entire dorms to show some creativity to visiting students from […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Festival finesse

Festival finesse

The “how” and “why” of a fall favoriteBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo Senior Nolan Sponseller said “I grew up in small town Indiana so I think that small town festivals have a special place in my heart”. The festival to which Sponseller is referring to is this weekend’s Cumberland Covered […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Dean's iconic image - seemingly far from his true self. (Photograph provided by Pixabay)

Laughter without a cause

The joy of James Dean off-screenBy Katherine Yeager | Echo “We better not go that way again,” young James “Jimmy” Dean said to his cousin Eula Davis after the two narrowly escaped a swarm of bees. The two only children had taken a pony ride in the land surrounding Dean’s […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
"...TSO proved to cultivate community and memories through a Welcome Weekend event that truly dances to a different tune each year." (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

A Different Tune

TSO sets forth to create a welcoming danceBy Hannah Stumpf and Hope Bolinger | Echo The Welcome Weekend Dance has evolved a great deal over the years. Back in 2014, students gathered in flannels in the Odle parking lot, square dancing with partners to country music lead by MCs such […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
An established church away from home could be a spiritual lifeline.

On choosing a church

Students offer pros and cons for five places of worship in the communityAsk any number of students, faculty or staff on campus, and they will tell you one of the most rewarding experiences during their time at Taylor has been attending their church. But with the number of churches in […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times