Kassidy Weemhoff, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Kassidy Weemhoff

Junior Hudson Taylor has been a barista for three years. He sees his work as an art and a way to help people spend their hard earned money well. 
Photo provided by Hudson Taylor

Taylor student jobs: barista ballads

What’s it like being a barista?By Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editor With coffee being one of the main sources of energy for the midterm exhaustion taking over Taylor’s campus, we decided to talk to the ones who make it for us: the baristas. And these are not just […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A mascot of sorts sits atop a work table in the Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis and Friends.
Photo by Trevor Osswald.

Through the wardrobe to Upland’s Narnia

Taylor’s Brown collection celebrates great Christian writersBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo Through the library doors, down the stairs and around a corner is one of Taylor University’s hidden treasures.   One side of this room is lined with row after row of aged books. On the other stands a perfect replica […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor University Survival Guide

Taylor University Survival Guide

How to survive fall breakBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Fall break approaches. Two extra days of freedom. What are you going to do with them? Sure, you can be boring and do homework. Or visit your family. Or — horror of horrors — stay on campus. But everyone knows you’re not […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Generation of jams

Generation of jams

Auditions for MyGen are right around the cornerBy Leah Ryg | Contributor Have you ever been sitting in your car jamming to some old Taylor Swift, wishing you could share your talent with the world? Well lucky for you, MyGen is right around the corner. MyGen is a production where […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The takeover stations will stay for a week. This week, the theme featured dishes from the Middle East, North Africa and India.

Taqueria Takeover

DC’s new station takeover explainedBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo Hummus and kebabs replaced burritos and nachos this week during the Hodson Dining Commons’ first station takeover.   The Za’atar hummus bar featured dishes inspired by the Middle East, North Africa and India. It was inspired by the recent trends involving […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Seniors Sophie Finlay and Sara Bergen enjoy the serenity of their cozy apartment while doing homework.

Moving on up (and off campus)

What it is like to move out of dorm lifeBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo A fruit-themed house and a farmhouse chic apartment are where you can find some Taylor seniors living this year.   Whether in an apartment of in off-campus housing, moving out of a dorm for senior year […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor World Outreach has a mission statement that seeks to further the kingdom of God by the work of students.

TWO is new and all about belonging

Theme is an invitation to students and the worldBy Alyssa Roat | Echo This year, Taylor World Outreach (TWO) is all new, with a new staff, a new team and a new theme: belong.   “When we sit at the table as a body of Christ, our question is not […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Caramel apples can be sticky and messy to eat.

The dorm effecient recipe book

Fall snacks to curb your cravingsBy Kassidy Weemhoff and Lauren Rink | Life & Times Co-Editors When Taylor gets a taste of fall, it’s all over. Pumpkin spice everything takes over our social media feeds, little pumpkins adorned with gold calligraphy start showing up as decorations and we all begin […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Each week requires planning, thought and teamwork from the two editors.

Say hello to your 2018-19 co-editors (in chief)

Introducing you to the Echo familyVictoria Lawson | Echo Pronounced like the popular crustacean, “Chrabby” is the quirky hybrid of seniors Chrysa Keenon and Gabby Carlson’s first names as co-editors in chief of The Echo. The duo has high hopes for the coming year and is excited for what’s in […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“I love sharing stories because it gives me the chance to relive an experience as well as give the other person a window into my life.”
––Allison White

Humans of TU

When outsiders are pulled into the familyBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor “I was outside crying just because it was really hard and I kept messing up and I couldn’t communicate with people,” junior Allison White said. “And my host dad came out and was trying to comfort me. He told […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times