Rayce Patterson, Author at The Echo News

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Senior Caleb Truax has created a binaural audio app for study, focus and sleep.

Truax creates audio app for Amazon Alexa

Senior develops high-quality soundsRayce Patterson | The Echo Senior Caleb Truax III started the company Drift Sounds while still a student at Taylor University. Truax is a film and computer science student who has worked on projects like the student short films, “The Summer of ‘59” and “Nuworld,” according to […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Juniors Sarah Brennan and Meghann Rauser sled in a rare Irish snowstorm.

ISP focuses on Irish women in leadership next fall

Themed semester starting fall 2019Cheri Stutzman | The Echo The Irish Studies Programme (ISP) has announced a new focus for fall of 2019: women in leadership. The Irish Studies Programme is a semester-long study abroad program during which students live in Greystones, Ireland and experience the country through the classes […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Leland Boren will be remembered across campus as an influential member of the community.

Remembering Leland Boren

Member of Taylor community passes awayGabby Carlson & Chrysa Keenon | Co-Editors in Chief Leland Emerson Boren passed away the morning of Nov. 23. According to the statement emailed out by President P. Lowell Haines, Boren passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was able to spend time with his […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dean of Students Jesse Brown is also the Title IX director.

Continued learning on Title IX

Improving the process and increasing awarenessAbigail Roberts | The Echo This coming Monday, Dec. 3 Taylor is holding its first informational session for students on Title IX. In light of a growing social movement around campus sexual assault, gender identity and discrimination, universities are focusing and spending more time on […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor faculty members gather for a weekly meeting.

Taylor raises staff wages one percent

Pay raises given to faculty and staff30Cheri Stutzman | The Echo Taylor University has announced one percent wage increases for all Taylor faculty and staff, coming in effect Jan 1, 2019. In an email President P. Lowell Haines sent to faculty and staff, he announced that the wages of all […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sam Bartu and Zac Saltzgaber sign in to attend the Truth at Work Conference.

Taylor hosts Truth at Work Conference

Business conference offered to studentsRayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor University hosted the Transformation: Truth at Work Conference as a satellite location for the third year in a row on Nov. 9. According to their website, Truth at Work is one of the leading and fasting growing marketplace ministries in […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor students study abroad around the world, including in Ecuador.

Taylor stands out in study abroad ranking

Open Doors ranks Taylor in top fiveAbigail Roberts | The Echo This week, Open Doors released their 2016—2017 report with Taylor ranking among top five across all three of their categories: total number of students studying abroad, percent of students studying abroad and overall sum of students involved in short […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Ethics Bowl team prepares for national competition.

Taylor Ethics Bowl team qualifies ninth year in a row for nationals

Five freshman and six veterans win regionalsAbigail Roberts | The Echo Each year, Taylor sends two to three teams of five to Ethics Bowl’s regional competition. Out of 28 teams, this year, Taylor placed third and sixth. All top five teams move on to nationals, held in Baltimore, Maryland next […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
New diversity position created

New diversity position created

Taylor seeks new member of president’s cabinetRayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor University began the search for a candidate to fill a new administrative role earlier this year. The position is called the special assistant to the president for diversity initiatives. “We have seen the number of students of color […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Saint for social justiceBree Bailey | Contributor “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National