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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
The Taylor Bike Kitchen will now provide free short-term and paid long-term bike rentals. (Provided by Sean Maynor)

Update: Taxi! Taxi!

Bike Kitchen reopens in time for the holidaysBy Peyton Smith | Echo The Taylor Bike Kitchen is releasing Taylor Taxi’s directly to students. The two options available are a free, short-term rental or paid, semester-long rental. The Taylor Taxi program has moved to a checkout system, similar to a library loan, […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
The belltower at Tokyo Christian University is reminiscent of Taylor’s own Rice Bell Tower.  (Photo provided by Kathryn Kroeker)

Taylor expands overseas study opportunities

Broadening the scope of international experienceBy Emily Russell | Contributor This semester Taylor University introduced two new international programs including a semester in Japan and a summer Historic Christian Belief trip for the 2016–17 academic year. The Spencer Centre for Global Engagement’s newsletter said two Taylor students,juniorElise Whiteandsenior Kathryn Kroeker, […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
President-elect Donald Trump at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Photo by Flickr

Behind the Headlines

What a Trump presidency could mean for American foreign policyBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor Donald Trump’s win in the 2016 presidential election is a tremendous upset that has polarized America and the world. It also has the potential to significantly change some elements of U.S. foreign policy, especially relations with […]

by · November 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students and faculty listen to the “After the Voting Booth” presentation in Zurcher Commons. Photo by: Naomi Page

Civility and constituent conversations

Reactions to Decision 2016By Katherine Yeager | Echo On Sunday, November 13, Taylor University Provost Jeffery Moshier requested that the following statement be included in this article: “Taylor University is a place where we continually challenge each other to grow together in community and in the image of Christ, and where […]

by · November 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Cindy serves a student in line for food in 2000. Provided by Ellie Herschberger

Dear Cindy

Love, Taylor UniversityKatherine Yeager | Echo Research contributed by: Annabelle Blair, Cassidy Grom, Ellie Hershberger, Becca Robb and Peyton Smith   Dear Cindy McWhirt, We were blessed to be served by you. A life spent in Grant County, from attending Wes-Del High School and Tucker Vocational School, to serving at Taylor […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News, Uncategorized
Three ACBSP representatives analyze Taylor’s business department practices.

Credit where credit is due

Taylor business department receives accreditation bodyBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) visited Taylor’s campus Sunday, Oct. 2 through Wednesday, Oct. 5 to complete the final step of Taylor’s business department accreditation process. This accreditation would cover all the business majors, including […]

by · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News