Braden Ochs, Author at The Echo News — The Echo News

Articles by: Braden Ochs

Students like freshman Moorea Reiskytl ask Registration and Course Schedule Coordinator Jana Taylor questions about their education. (Photograph provided by Samantha Rios)

Interest starts to accrue

Report claims students have misconceptionsBy Hope Bolinger | Contributor At least $1.48 trillion has been borrowed on a national level so far for 2018, according to Student Loan Hero. A total of 44 million people are in debt across the country. To bring this to Upland, according to Financial Aid Counselor […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The town of Upland will receive a $1.4 million grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to renovate the downtown area. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Town earns INDOT grant

Upland awarded $1.4 million for downtownBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The town of Upland will undergo a renovation of the downtown area in 2023 after receiving a $1.4 million grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). The upgrade will consist of the four main blocks of downtown streets and […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Upland Print and Stitch moves locations from their house on Main Street to 116 East Berry Street. (Photograph by Aubree DeVisser)

Upland Print and Stitch relocates

Print and Stitch moves down the roadBy Aubree DeVisser | Contributor Upland Print and Stitch owners Andrew and Tammy Preston have moved their printing and embroidery business to 116 East Berry Street. “We needed the space but considering the location and the development of small businesses, we realized it would […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News

Holly Kuzmich coming to campus to speak

Kuzmich will present on politics on MondayBy Andrew Hoff | Echo Holly Kuzmich, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute and senior vice president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, will be at Taylor University on Monday, April 23. She will be giving a presentation in the Recital […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Chrissie (Thompson) Fink (’08) won the Pulitzer Prize for her contributions to the Cincinnati Enquirer’s “Seven Days of Heroin” project. (Photograph provided by Chrissie (Thompson) Fink)

Story-telling pays off

Alumna wins prestigious awardBy Eric Andrews | Echo Chrissie (Thompson) Fink (’08) and her team of reporters at the Cincinnati Enquirer received the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the heroin epidemic in Cincinnati. Awarded on Monday, the Pulitzer Prize is among the most prestigious awards in journalism. Fink and […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Six vehicles along the same row were vandalized on Taylor’s campus on Monday, April 9. (Photograph provided by Alicia Garnache)

Crimes against cars: Hard-hitting evidence

Vandalism strikes Taylor and surrounding areasBy Kelly Abraham | Echo Late in the evening of last Monday, April 9, six vehicles on campus were vandalized. Multiple reports of intentional damage have occurred in Grant County and some surrounding areas, not solely at Taylor. Passing through the Les Gerig Hall parking […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Psychological trauma in Papua New GuineaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Raging conflict and continuous earthquakes have left hundreds of thousands in desperation. On Feb. 26, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Papua New Guinea (PNG) to the core. Since that day, over 200 more aftershock tremors have occurred. This constant state […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Echo staffers recognized

The Echo staffers recognized

Staffers qualify for SPJ two awardsBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo Five Taylor students, seniors Eric Andrews, Cassidy Grom, Becca Robb, Katherine (Yeager) Upton and junior Naomi Noyes have been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). On April 7, certificates were awarded at the Region 5 Conference. Region 5 […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin speaks with Carolina Journal Associate Editor Kari Travis (’14) in his Raleigh, North Carolina, offices during a July 2017 interview. (CJ photograph provided by Don Carrington)

Taylor alumna receives grant

Fellowship awarded to Kari Travis (’14)By Braden Ochs | Echo Carolina Journal Associate Editor and Taylor alumna Kari Travis (’14) has been named a recipient of The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. Affiliated with The Fund for American Studies, the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship grants funds to a major, year-long investigative […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Res Publica placement

Res Publica placement

Excalibur continues, onlineBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The Res Publica publication went back online on Tuesday, April 3. The website has been remodeled without the sword imagery and with neutral dark colors. The site’s tagline reads “The Conservative Voice You Are Free to Ignore” and lists beliefs held by members of […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News