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

Articles by: Kassidy Weemhoff

Clad in tropical outfits and bright smiles, the Bohemians represented their country with an exciting performance.

Experiencing culture through performance

Mosaic Night entertains attendeesCaroline Shapley | Contributor Students, family and local community entered Rediger Chapel on Saturday evening. The attendees packed the seats, voices of anticipation and excitement filled the air. At 7 p.m. the lights dimmed and Mosaic Night began. Held every spring, Mosaic Night is an event of […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When there is beauty in wrecked sandcastlesCarly Wheeler | Contributor The storm had finally passed. It was a new day.   Around 10:30 a.m., the normal routine commenced: chairs were brought out to the beach and set in a circle. Residents from the Ocean View group home eventually joined. Locals […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When identity is not found in victoryCarly Wheeler | Contributor   It is the moment you realize that in less than five minutes, you have given everything: the time, money and weeks of rigorous preparation.   You strike the final pose. Adrenaline is coursing through your veins, heartbeat uncontrollable, muscles […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Airband through the years

Airband through the years

**Photographs and information provided by Ringenberg Archives and Special Collections**

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Faith and film

Faith and film

One student’s take on art consumptionDrew Shriner | Echo During chapel on March 2, Josh Larsen accurately claimed that Christians have the ability to watch “secular” films through a Christian lens–as prayers. Some would take it a step further: Christians not only have the ability to watch film, but a responsibility […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Campus Store offers options for repping Taylor and supporting a good cause.

Campus Store sale makes room for new apparel

Students and locals find dealsKassidy Weemhoff | Echo After a necessary inventory sale, Taylor’s Campus Store’s shelves are stocked with new spirit wear for each student’s purchasing pleasure, including the responsibly manufactured OnMission apparel.   The sale took place from Feb. 26–28 in the Campus Store, and Stephen Richardson, the campus […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Love Thy Neighborhood Founder and Executive Director Jesse Eubanks encourages students to lead well.

Students ‘Gather’ to engage in conversation

NSLC offers hands-on experienceKassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editor With a plethora of speakers that tackled subjects such as social justice, feminism and homosexuality from the perspective of a Christian leadership standpoint, Taylor’s annual National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) offered opportunities for students to engage through keynote speeches, breakout […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sifting through racks of clothes can be intimidating, but with the right tips you might just strike gold.

Nifty thrifting: A guide to clothes on a budget

Upcycling your wardrobe can be easyBy Lauren Rink & Sydney Watson | Echo To many, thrift shopping can seem like an intimidating task. Endless rows of clothes and knickknacks sit in large, fluorescent-lit, musty-smelling rooms. Once you gain some experience and know what you’re doing, thrifting can be a very fun […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The participants hold their cores and check their form while getting into another position during the practice.

Yoga stretches students physically and spiritually

New fitness class incorporates faithBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo Bringing Christ into the breathing, body alignment and stress relief practice that has sometimes been viewed as new age or corrupt, a certified instructor is implementing a different perspective on yoga at a new fitness class. “When I was at Taylor, I […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“Whether students choose to work on WTUR staff, tune in to listen, or host a show of their own, Aupperle encourages involvement.”

Students silence the static

WTUR’s audience and participation growsBy Victoria Lawson | Echo Folksy ballads, on-the-fly comedy pieces and energetic pop remixes are among the myriad of unique genres and ideas that find a home on WTUR, Taylor University’s student-led online radio station. As the station continues to add new shows and reach a broader […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times