Rayce Patterson, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Rayce Patterson

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Seeking sources in Indiana’s food desert

A look at Taylor’s food budgetAbigail Roberts | The Echo Taylor sits in the middle of a food desert. A food desert is an area with low local access to fresh produce and foods. Unbeknownst to many local residents, Aggressively Organic estimates that every county in Indiana struggles with food […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Today is the last day for Joe on the Go in Upland. Photo by Jazmin Tuscani.

Joe on the Go closes its doors

Coffee shop leaves UplandTaylor Budzikowski | The Echo The local coffee shop Joe on the Go will close its doors today. “The whole point of the business was to be a non-for-profit so that we could help the community,” Joe on the Go Employee and junior Sarah Bade said. The […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
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English department exceeds expectations

Praise for English reviewAbigail Roberts | The Echo Taylor’s English department provides a space for every Taylor student to excel, as they continue to reach above and beyond expectations. On Oct. 18, 2018, Nancy Dayton, department chair and a professor of English, presented the English department’s eight-year review to Taylor’s […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Current film students prepare for the Envision film festival. Photo by Meagan Bartow.

Envision hosts film guests

Students showcase their filmsJustin Chapman | The Echo The Envision Film Festival brings students opportunities to watch fellow classmate’s works and to network with professionals in the film field. The film festival began yesterday and culminates on Saturday. “The Envision Film Festival honors aspiring filmmakers whose visual storytelling explores the […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Emily Griesinger presents on religious identity and women writers. Photo by Jazmin Tuscani.

Taylor hosts literature conference

Creative presenters gather on campusEllie Tiemens | The Echo The English Department is once again hosting the Making Literature Conference from Feb. 28 – Mar. 2. This conference, held every two years, was created to celebrate the intersection of literature, writing and faith at the undergraduate level. This year, students […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Juan Guaido is currently interim president of Venezuela.

Two presidents fight to control a country

Overview of the situation in VenezuelaGrace Hooley | The Echo “What’s happening in Venezuela is real,” senior Julio Rodriguez said. “Most of my family is over there, and people are dying every single day in my country.” This past Saturday, Feb. 23, interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, security forces, […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Taylor and several other Christian colleges are increasing tuition by about three percent next year. Photo by Lauren Cammarano.

Taylor hikes tuition by 3 percent

Cost expected to increase by over $1,000Rayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor will be increasing tuition to $35,050 per year starting in the Fall of 2019, according to the Taylor University website. This is a rise of $1,186 from last year, which is an increase of about 3.5 percent. In […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
President Donald Trump called for a state of emergency on Friday, February 15. Photo by Google.

Trump calls national state of emergency

President wants to build the wallGabby Carlson | The Echo In a televised conference on Friday, President Donald Trump called a state of emergency on our southern border. Within the day, the president had lawsuits filed against him. In the last two months, Trump asked Congress for 5.7 billion dollars […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Seniors Josh Clement and Julia Noonan, Student Body President and Vice President, will soon be passing the torch to the next generation. Photo by Brianna Kinsey.

Students begin new election

ICC, TSO elections a month awayJustin Chapman | The Echo Election week for Taylor officials is drawing closer as Spring semester continues to move forward. The campaigns for student body president, vice president, interclass council (ICC) and student senate begins on Mar. 27 at midnight. On April 3 people can […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Freshman Zoe Mendenall reaches for pretzels in the newly branded Walnut Creek Country Market. (Photo by: Avery Amstutz)

Dollar$mart rebrands to compete with the new Dollar General

Store plans to offer new itemsSam Jones | The Echo Upland’s Dollar$mart store, soon to be known as Walnut Creek Country Market, will be rebranding and redesigning the store to keep up with it’s newest competitor, Dollar General. Mike Planalp, owner of Dollar$mart and other stores throughout Grant County, made […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News