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Senior Nicole Arpin received 2017 Student Leader of the Year during honors chapel on Monday. (Photograph by Becca Robb)

Behind the shiny silver name tag

Student body president receives 2017 Student Leader of the YearBy Laura Koenig | Echo Many recognize senior Nicole Arpin by one of her many past and present Taylor leadership titles: student body president, Second Breu PA or The Echo Life & Times editor. On Monday, May 8, Taylor University honored […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Sophomore Michael Granata, senior Andrew Paul Davis, senior Cam Glass, junior Matt Nguyen and senior Matt Anderson work on “The Fall of ’69”.  (Photograph provided by Elyse Horb)

Narratives behind the films

Seniors work to finish their narrative film projects before screeningBy Kelsea Denney | Contributor What has been the most enjoyable part of this project so far? What has been the hardest? Lincoln Reed: The most enjoyable part of this project has been working with talented people who are passionate about telling […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The “Rabbit Hole” cast won 10 awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival last March. (Photograph provided by Tracy Manning)

Remembering “Rabbit Hole”

Taylor Theatre wins national awardsBy Grace Hooley | Echo We all hope that someone notices our work. From artist to computer designer, we all long to hear “well done” from someone—anyone. Last year, Taylor Theatre submitted their production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Rabbit Hole” into the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Paul Jacobson shares his recommendations  in Paul's Picks. (Provided by Paul Jacobson)

Paul’s Picks

Album Review: “Slowdive”—Slowdive By Paul Jacobson | Contributor  Slowdive’s original run in the early 1990s followed the typical indie rock narrative: a promising debut album (1991’s “Just for a Day”), a following genre-defining classic (1993’s “Souvlaki”) and a polarizing and career-ending third album (they were dropped by their label shortly […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Jessica Schulte, who plays Dolly Gallagher Levi, and senior Austin Linder, who plays Ambrose Kemper, perform during Wednesday’s dress rehearsal before the power outage. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

“The Matchmaker”

The theatre’s final performance for the school year By Matt DeLong | Faculty Contributor  Editor’s note: Due to the power outage yesterday, the reviewer was only able to view half the show, but he had access to the entire script. For students hurtling toward finals week, the aphorism “time is […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Mike “Woody” Statler enjoys hearing the stories of the customers who walk into Jack’s Camera Shop. (Photograph by Natalie Nohr)

Midwest meets Woodstock

A photographer pursues his passion at Muncie’s Jack’s Camera ShopBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor  There is a camera shop on the corner of North Jefferson and Main Street in downtown Muncie. In a back room there is a man with teal goggles sitting at a table lit by a single lamp. […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Student admired the work in the 2016 All Student Art Show. (Provided by Kim Hapner)

All Student Art Show

Artists from across campus display their workBy Grace Hooley | Echo Photography. Design. Illustration. 2D and 3D art. The categories for the All Student Art Show beginning today may seem like chapter headings in an art textbook. Students on Taylor’s campus will offer up their work to be judged prior […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Disney released the recent “Beauty and the Beast” remake on March 17, 2017. (Photograph provided by unsplash.com)

Disney remakes

One student’s opinion about the recent “Beauty and the Beast” By Patrick Linehan | Contributor Does a “Tale as Old as Time” need to be remade? I suppose in order for it to be “Tale as Old as Time,” it would have to be eventually. “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Composing shots with different angles will make photos interesting and unique. (Photography by Halie Owens)

Oh, snap!

Three tips to improve your smartphone photos By Becca Robb | Echo  You are a photographer. You take photos of your friends, your food and yourself. You curate your social media feeds to show the world your favorite moments and finest shots. Maybe you’re pretty good. But the best photographers don’t settle […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Jack Morris eats breakfast with his girlfriend, Lauren, in Kenya, one of many stops during his world travels. (Photograph provided by Jack Morris)

Inspiration on Instagram

Taylor artists and photographers share their favorite creatives on InstagramBy Alex Burt & Kaitlyn Weaver | Contributors Artists often find inspiration from other creatives they discover and admire. Senior marketing major and photography minor Alex Burt and senior art education major Kaitlyn Weaver share their favorite artists and photographers they follow on […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment