Holly Gaskill, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Holly Gaskill

Seniors Patrick Warren, Mikey Maloney and Alison Brecheisen are part of the eight graduating from the engineering department this spring.

Engineering department looks toward future

Department faculty grows by 50 percentBy Holly Gaskill | Echo The perfect storm. This is what Bill Bauson, chair of the physics and engineering department and assistant professor of computer science and engineering, called the events leading up to this school year for the engineering department. Last spring, the engineering department […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students can find campus police at the station headquarters at the LaRita Boren Student Center.

Police provide rides

Police give lifts to students in needBy Caleb Amick | Contributor Freshman Riley Legge needed a lift after she fainted during a vaccination at the Health Center. Although she said she was okay, health center staff asked that she wait for Police Chief Jeff Wallace to arrive. Wallace then picked up […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Piper Nicholson, freshman Zoe Mendenall, sophmore Garrett Sisson and senior Alicia Garnache ride on an ATV around campus.

Hitting the roads in style

Upland passes city ordinance for county roadsBy Sam Jones | Echo Four wheels. Transportation. State roads. An everyday citizen, upon hearing these words, may automatically jump to one conclusion ― cars.  But why stop there? Why not entertain all forms of transportation within that thought? Wayne Valentine, citizen of Upland, […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Tim Goeglein is the Vice President of External Relations for Focus on the Family and the 2019 Halbrook Freedom Lecture guest speaker.

Halbrook lecture series hosts Tim Goeglein

Goeglein speaks on White House experienceBy Kipp Miller | Echo For the John A. Halbrook Freedom Lecture series, Tim Goeglein spoke on Monday, Feb. 11 during chapel about his time serving on Capitol Hill. Halbrook, who the lecture series is named after, graduated from Taylor in 1967 with an engineering […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Senior Jake Smarrella leads the Friday CrossFit class at 7 p.m.

CrossFit adds new class

Class focuses on gymnastic skillsBy Holly Gaskill The Kesler Student Activities Center (KSAC) has expanded its CrossFit classes by adding CrossFit gymnastics. Junior Daniel Black, who is a certified level one CrossFit trainer, teaches the class on Fridays at 8 p.m. Instead of flips and tumbling, Black focuses on the […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Concern for the Unborn group joined together for prayer during the Link for Life event.

Anti-abortion group begins on-campus meetings

Concern for the Unborn raises interestBy Chrysa Keenon The Concern for the Unborn group, a new group meeting to speak out against abortion, met last Friday for the Link for Life event. The Concern for the Unborn group is a collective of students and professors on campus. The group was […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Andrew Baker and junior Brielle Fowlkes play lovers who face a distressing fate at the hands of the sea in “Metamorphoses”.

‘Metamorphoses’ pool bursts

Theatre incident brings people togetherBy Kipp Miller Students rehearsing Lyric Theatre’s “She Loves Me” rushed to the Rupp basement on a January night after an onstage prop pool for “Metamorphoses” burst. In full costumes and makeup, performers bailed water and rushed costumes to dry rooms. While Lyric Theater was preparing […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Senior Danielle Toren and junior Sarah Bade are participants of the Open Hands finance program.

Open Hands pays participants back

Students earn money learning stewardshipBy Ellie Tiemens This spring, Taylor students will once again have the opportunity to participate in Open Hands, a finance program where they will learn about money while earning money of their own. “Open Hands Finance is a six-week personal finance curriculum designed to be run […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Appeals on Wheels will be held on Feb. 19 in the Alspaugh East and West rooms of the DC.

Taylor brings the courtroom to campus

Court session held in Alspaugh next weekEthan Rice | Echo On Feb. 19, Taylor will host the statewide appellate court hearing known as “Appeals on Wheels.” This initiative brings court hearings out from the state capital and into communities around Indiana. Next week, judges John G. Baker, Margaret G. Robb, […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
The last edition of the SEGway was published on Nov. 20, 2018

SEGway raises money for restart

Slater tries to bring back newspaperBy Abigail Roberts LaRea Slater, an Upland community member is working to raise the necessary $20,000 to restart the SEGway, Upland’s community paper, by March 1. Due to lack of funds, the SEGway recently ceased publication this past December, but Slater plans to bring it back. […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News