Holly Gaskill, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Holly Gaskill

Junior Jon Kelley takes advantage of Joe on the Go’s new 10 percent discount for Taylor students.

Local businesses give discounts to Trojans

Joe on the Go and Greek’s offer up to 15 percentBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo Two local business, Joe on the Go and Greek’s Pizzeria, are offering Taylor students a discount on their orders. A 10 percent discount from Joe on the Go and a 15 percent discount from Greek’s Pizzeria […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
For the 22nd year in a row Taylor University has been ranked in the Top 3 best regional colleges in the midwest.

Taylor wins #1 Regional College

Taylor recognized for quality and excellenceBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo Taylor University has held on to its title of Best Regional College for 11 of the past 12 years. In addition, Taylor has been among the top three schools for 22 consecutive years. The ranking is based upon first-year student retention, […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Michael W. Smith returns to Taylor for Surrounded By A Million Lights World Tour.

Taylor lit by “A Million Lights”

Legacy artist joins family weekend festivitiesBy Ellie Tiemens | Echo Three-time Grammy and 45 time Dove Award winning artist Michael W. Smith will perform live at Rediger Chapel Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Family Weekend festivities. Smith has sold over 15 million albums and is labeled […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Andrew Freer catches a disk on Breuninger lawn.

Additions being made to nearby park

Disc golf course coming to UplandBy Abigail Yasmeen Roberts | Echo This coming semester the Upland Community Council will officially open a brand new, state of the art, competition level disc golf course in downtown Upland. Disc golf is a flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Joseph Ford hits the books in Zondervan Library.

Library has most successful summer program yet

Upland Library receives increased fundingBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo The Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Library in Upland requested a budget increase of 5 percent for the 2019 year in hopes of funding prized programming, library resources, and a larger building down the road. The Upland Public Library currently has a […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Justin Chapman stands outside the University Press building on campus.

Newspaper business harder than it seems

Pros give what they look for in internsBy Justin Chapman | Contributor Running stories in the newspaper business can be summed up in one word: repetition. Whether a writer is experienced or a beginner, Russ Pulliam, an opinions columnist at the IndyStar, said putting in reps at writing news stories […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Men of Samuel Morris Hall enjoy Chick-Fil-A in the LaRita Boren Campus Center.

Dining changes coming in September

What to expect from dining services this yearStarting this semester, there will be many changes to Taylor’s dining services. In the Hodson Dining Commons, the deli station will soon have a Subway-style line. The students will be able to order what they want, and the worker will make the sandwich. […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Rice Bell Tower patio represents the seven anchor points of Taylor University.

Updates made to bell tower

Alumni lay bricks in new bell tower patioTaylor University’s 1968 alumni got down on their hands and knees to lay bricks in the Rice Bell Tower patio with Taylor’s grounds crew beginning the second week of June 2018. The new patio space surrounding the bell tower was funded and partially […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Freshman Caleb Hoogerheide moves into Samuel Morris Hall as part of the 264 males that make the class of 2022 nearly a 50/50 split.

Largest class arrives on campus

Admissions addresses concerns about housingBy Holly Gaskill | Echo This year, Taylor welcomes 536 freshmen, the largest incoming class in school history. The class of 2020 beats the previous largest class, the class of 2014, by 17 students. In addition to the incoming freshman class, Taylor is receiving 42 transfer […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News