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Articles by: Kari Travis

Love out loud

Love out loud

Goodbyes are inevitable. We must say them sooner or later. But regrets are optional. We can choose how many we carry with us after a season is ended, a door is closed—and a goodbye is said.

by · May 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials
Dancing out of darkness

Dancing out of darkness

Meals were battles fought in secret, especially when Ellen was surrounded by wingmates from First South English. “I would start with something really healthy . . . a salad. And then people would always be like, ‘Oh, Ellen, you’re so healthy. You always eat so healthy. I want to be like you.’” But the girls around the dinner table didn’t know about what always followed.

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Cafe miel at Abbey Coffe Co. in Marion, Ind. (Photograph by Kari Travis)

Perking it up

Do you love your caffeine a latte? Are you falling into a pattern of ordering the same drink every time you reach the coffee counter? Refresh your routine with these new takes on old brews.

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times, Local/Indiana
Teacher of the Year comes to Taylor

Teacher of the Year comes to Taylor

Jeff Charbonneau was named National Teacher of the Year last April. Now, he travels the U.S., sharing thoughts on what it means to learn—and lead—in ways that inspire those around him.

by · March 6, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Faculty lunch policy reconsidered at Grille

Faculty lunch policy reconsidered at Grille

Faculty and staff hours at the Grille have been the cause of much frustration for students who find that 30-minute block the only time they can grab lunch. In order to continue to appease faculty, staff and students, food service has struck a compromise.

by · December 9, 2013 · 0 comments · News
A professor remembers Nelson Mandela

A professor remembers Nelson Mandela

Taylor professor Nicholas Kerton-Johnson remembers the day Nelson Mandela was released from a South African prison. Kerton-Johnson was standing under the city council building in Cape Town and was surrounded by joyous throngs eager for Mandela to change their nation. Mandela—who died today at the age of 95—did even more. He changed the world.

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · News, World/National
STORIFY: TU proves stronger than the storm

STORIFY: TU proves stronger than the storm

Pictures, Tweets and news from the Taylor community about the November Midwest storm outbreak of 2013

by · November 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Multimedia, News
The criteria of consideration

The criteria of consideration

Why is gentlemanly behavior so… gentlemanly? Shouldn’t such behavior be expected of women as well? One Echo staffer thinks so. Read on for why.

by · November 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Editorials
VIDEO: Taylor’s class of 1988 cracks open time capsule

VIDEO: Taylor’s class of 1988 cracks open time capsule

Taylor University’s class of 1988 has a moment 25 years in the making. After the extended wait, they finally are ready to open the time capsule that they left there during their senior year of college.

by · October 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Features, Multimedia
VIDEO: Airband—Behind The Scenes With The Seniors

VIDEO: Airband—Behind The Scenes With The Seniors

The senior class of 2014 wanted to make their final Airband memorable. After considering a number of song ideas, they chose one that allowed them a glimpse of their childhoods even as they prepare to graduate.

by · September 30, 2013 · 1 comment · Features, Multimedia