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According to Nelson Rediger, regional director of development, the carillon can play up to 1,000 different songs (photo by Halie Owens).

Chimes and times

Carillon features will be added this springBy Annabelle Blair | Echo The Rice Bell Tower will soon have the ability to project more than music due to a donation of electronic carillon by Dr. Paul Gentile (’52) of Fort Wayne. The carillon, a set of bells in the tower, are […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Why should we CARE?

Why should we CARE?

What the CARE conference is and why it is postponedBy Braden Ochs | Echo  As of this week, the CARE conference, an all-day annual seminar-style Taylor event sponsored by the Honors Guild and Village Tree, has been postponed from April to an undecided fall semester date. The CARE conference is […]

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Each Middle East prayer group meeting focuses on a different country. This week, the group gathered around the Keffieh and focused on Tunisia.

Around the Keffieh

A Middle East-focused prayer group launches on campusBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Every Wednesday from 9—10 p.m., a group of students meet in the Memorial Prayer Chapel to pray for a different nation in the Middle East. The group was formed this semester by sophomore Abigail Roberts who leads the […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
myTAYLOR gets a makeover

myTAYLOR gets a makeover

Extensive changes and a new website launching soonBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor Information Technology (IT) is launching a new myTAYLOR website on April 1, 2017, for students, faculty, employees and alumni. The new site includes changes to content organization, visual design and layout such as a dashboard, links between […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Several speakers for this year's NSLC include: Josh Riebock, Katelyn Beaty, Jenny Yang and Lisa Sharon Harper (Provided by Kelly Sisson)

Everyday leadership

Taylor hosts annual National Student Leadership ConferenceBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo Taylor University is hosting the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) Friday and Saturday. Planned and led by students each year, the conference embraces a theme, Gather, to signal their goal for the event. This year’s motto is: “Coming together to […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Changes in management brought new faces to the Hodson Dining Commons (Photo by Halie Owens)

What’s new with your food

Management shifts prompt change in the Dining CommonsBy Jaci Gorrell | Contributor Recent changes in DC management have prompted a reevaluation of necessary leadership positions. Whereas the DC and Campus Center were formerly overseen by the Dining Services Director, this job is no longer feasible for a single position. Dave Seweryn, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Current Swallow Robin Student Senator Ashley Dexter runs uncontested for reelection (Photo by Katherine Yeager)

Candidate comparisons

Your guide to who they are and why they’re runningBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Student Body President and Vice President Nicole Arpin and Adam Wright For current Student Body President, senior Nicole Arpin, and Vice President, senior Adam Wright, the roles of Student Body President (SBP) and Vice President (VP) are […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Marketing students lose professor

Marketing students lose professor

Students transition into alternative marketing coursesBy Ellen Hershberger | Contributor On Wednesday, Feb. 1, David Anderson, associate professor of marketing, did not show up for his first day of class. Despite being scheduled before the semester began, all of Anderson’s spring classes have since been removed from the course registration […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Morley has served for over 17 years in student development. (Photo by Elyse Horb)

Fond farewells

Dean of students accepts new positionBy Megan Herrema | Echo   After over 17 years of service in student development, Steve Morley will relinquish his role as dean of students to accept a new position at a higher education consulting firm in North Carolina. According to colleague Drew Moser, dean of […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Fidel Castro upon arrival at MATS Terminal in Washington, D.C. in 1959. Photo by Library of Congress Prints

Castro’s Cuba

Analyzing the leadership and legacy of “El Comandante”By Wilson Alexander | Contributor Fidel Castro was a man of contradictions. He led an insurgency to liberate oppressed Cubans and upon winning, kept all the power to himself. He criticized the United States as an evil empire but leaned on the Soviet […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News