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Students observe the apocalyptic group of illustrations in the art exhibit
(Photograph by Ben Williams)

Stitches of meaning found in the cornfields of Taylor

Professor and illustrator displays his artworkBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo A combination of acrylic and digital paintings, intentional thought put into every brushstroke. Such describes Professor of Art and Department Co-Chair Jonathan Bouw’s work in “Incident on Gaston Pike.” The pieces, which can be found in Metcalf Gallery, are unique […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor alumnus writes book inspired by pet cat
(Photo provided by layneihde.com)

Taylor alumnus writes a children’s picture book

Book about a cat who won’t take a bathBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Nashville based Taylor alumnus Layne Ihde (’94) premieres his book publishing career with a children’s book, “Pippin No Lickin’,” this Tuesday, Nov. 20. Ihde’s work is about a cat who refuses to take a bath and everyone around him […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Each enormous print is inspired by a foreign culture of the artist’s choosing
(Photograph by Ben Williams)

Ink, tractors and lawn rollers make artwork

Art class creates prints inspired by foreign culturesBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo Lawn rollers and art are not known to have much in common. But this semester, the relief and serigraphy class found a way to make the two overlap. Scattered throughout the student center and its surrounding lawn, art […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Walk into a pop-up picture book production of your favorite fairy tales. (Photograph by Ben Williams)

Stories walk ‘Into the Woods’ and onto the stage

Taylor Theatre performs an iconic twist on classic fairy tales By Emily Pawlowski | Echo A cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, a slipper as pure as gold… These four items connect the seemingly unrelated fairy tales that make up the […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Junior Erica Bell won first prize in the OVC art contest. (Photograph provided by Jazmin Tuscani)

Learn the art of looking through the eyes of another

OVC art contest raises awarenessBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Look and you will see the innocent, pleading eyes of children looking for love. Their voices speak through the artwork submitted to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) art contest which will be on display in the Larita Boren Campus Center until […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Graphic by Liam Brettenny)

Discover what the future of ‘Daredevil’ is on Netflix

Does season three live up to the hype?By Landon Hilst | Echo Back in October, Netflix cancelled two of Marvel superhero shows: “Iron Fist” and “Luke Cage.” With two popular characters being cut from the future Marvel Netflix slate, and no confirmation on the renewals of the survivors so far, “Jessica […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Visit the recital hall on Nov. 8 to remember WWI with music and poetry.

Take the time to reflect with poetry and music

Faculty recital commemorates WWIBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo The music of rejoicing voices replaced the cacophony of gunfire 100 years ago. Taylor is still remembering that day. Poetry and music will be combined in a recital called “Remembrances of War.” According to a press release, Lorne Mook, associate professor of English, […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Graphic by Liam Brettenny

North American gaming team makes history

Cloud9’s “League of Legends” victoryBy Elijah Oates | Contributor The last time a professional, North American (NA) “League of Legends” team made it to the semifinals of the world championship was… never. It seemed almost like a curse. An NA team made the quarterfinals nearly every year, but always fell to […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Graphic by Liam Brettenny)

Mysteries abound in this brand new thriller movie

A review of “Bad Times at the El Royale”By Landon Hilst | Echo From director Drew Goddard comes this exhilarating new mystery revolving around a colorful cast and an impressive setting:The El Royale hotel. On one side rests the beautiful sunshine state of Nevada, and to the other California, brimming with […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
What advice does the Bible give for our contemporary view of engagement?  (Photograph provided by Megan Alms)

A romantic’s view on how scripture and engagement combine

A review of a book about engagementBy Megan Alms | Contributor Since the contemporary idea of engagement is a cultural phenomenon which did not exist in the same way when the Bible was written, scripture tells us little on how we should live as engaged individuals. “Letters to a Romantic: On […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment