Kassidy Weemhoff, Author at The Echo News — The Echo News

Articles by: Kassidy Weemhoff

Friendship is the gift that keeps on giving, much like a box of chocolates.

Celebrating female friendship

February’s most beloved holidayBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo Move over Valentine’s Day. There’s a new holiday in town. Feb. 13, or Galentine’s Day, is a different approach to the month’s affectionate festivities. “Parks and Recreation” character Leslie Knope defined it as, “Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomore Daniel Black pushes through another set of hanging snatches.

CrossFit builds body of Christ

A new fitness class brings students togetherBy Victoria Lawson | Echo While some Taylor students prefer to spend their February evenings in their dorms wrapped in a warm blanket, juniors Ivy Oleson, Christiana Phillips, and Jake Smarrella can be found in the KSAC working up a sweat. Oleson, Phillips and Smarrella […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Cheri Stutzman and her family lived in Thailand and served in that community for 15 years before she came to Taylor.

Questions missionary kids want to ignore

Taking a different approach to the conversationBy Cheri Stutzman | Contributor Fast food. Long road trips. A different church every Sunday. Amongst the joys of seeing family again, a missionary kid (MK)’s return to the U.S. on furlough is fraught with culture shock, visiting supporting churches and questions they don’t know how to […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Jake Hirsch spends time with the Ethiopian students on his Lighthouse trip. (Photograph by Michelle Nathan)

‘Echoes’ from across the sea

A compilation of J-term testimoniesBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo While some of Taylor’s students were tackling on-campus classes during J-term, many enjoyed the month traveling across the globe. One category of these endeavors is Taylor’s Lighthouse program. With opportunities to serve and learn in the Czech Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Southeast Asia and […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Just one of the hidden gems of Grant County, Kammy’s Kafe is open to anyone who wants a nostalgic atmosphere and scrumptious meal off-campus.

Five little-known places you should visit in Grant County

One student’s suggestions for your spring bucket listBy Cassidy Grom | Contributor When everyone left Taylor last May, I stuck around. On the recommendations of locals, I went on several (cheap) mini-adventures around the county. Here are my top five activities that will make you feel like a Grant County local. […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times