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Alone on Valentine’s Day

Alone on Valentine’s Day

Singleness can be a curseBy Sean Quillen | Contributor Well, Valentine’s Day has come upon us and went like a gastrointestinal disease. There was a lot of sweating, nausea, sprints to the restroom and lots of lying in bed due to fatigue. Well, that’s how it felt for me. I […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Conquering our fear of communication

Conquering our fear of communication

Good relationships require honestyBy Anna Cummings | Contributor Navigating the waters of a maybe-relationship, almost-relationship, new relationship or stale relationship can be pretty complicated around Valentine’s Day (and always!). A lack of meaningful communication can easily become a relationship’s biggest downfall, but the effects of insufficient communication are usually much […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The unsolvable Holy Land conflict, part one

The unsolvable Holy Land conflict, part one

. . . and those who are daily impacted by itBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor 1948 is a year many will not forget. Whether one knows it as the year Israel became a state: the year of Independence, or the year over 500 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed and […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinion: Do our dorms do their job?

Opinion: Do our dorms do their job?

The ugly truth about psychological abusesBy Olivia Lauritzen | Contributor Living on Taylor’s campus is designed to be an intentional community, a place where students can count on their peers for support and help — but is that accurate? Having lived in a dorm for two and a half of […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinion: The word we are all afraid to say

Opinion: The word we are all afraid to say

It might as well be a curse word hereBy Rylie Harrison | Contributor The silence is heavy. You can practically smell the silent judgement as your wingmate walks away. You said it, the one word that might as well be a swear word on Taylor’s campus: no. We have all […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinion: ‘Power to the Polls’ focuses on intersectionality

Opinion: ‘Power to the Polls’ focuses on intersectionality

Our ViewBy Editorial Board | Echo In January, perhaps as many as 4,000 individuals in Indianapolis made their way from the American Legion Mall to the Indiana Statehouse. In 2017, many marched to protest the inauguration of President Trump, saying his previous comments about women, his disregard for the Environmental […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
State of the Union address unlikely to unify

State of the Union address unlikely to unify

Our ViewBy Editorial Board | Echo President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was televised from the U.S. Capitol building Tuesday evening to over 40 million viewers. In one of the longest addresses on record, President Trump told stories of American resilience in the face of adversity, expressed […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why we should cheer for the New England Patriots

Why we should cheer for the New England Patriots

Enjoy the NFL’s greatest dynasty while you canBy Josiah Peterson | Contributor I am here to make the case for the student body and faculty of Taylor University to cheer for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII this Sunday. This opinion begins in a swamp; this is not […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Cha-ching by spring

Cha-ching by spring

A new tradition to celebrate all spring accomplishmentsBy Hope Bolinger & Alyssa Roat | Contributors   Scenario One: Student One: Hey, Student Two, I just got the internship I applied for. Student Two (with mild enthusiasm): Wow, that’s neat. Congratulations.   Scenario Two: Student One: Hey, guys! Guess what! I’m […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Students to #TakeAKnee

Students to #TakeAKnee

What you need to know prior to Silent NightBy Rachel Campbell & Brecken Mumford | Contributors This evening, before complete silence takes over Odle Arena, a group of students will be taking a knee during the national anthem. You may have heard murmurs across campus about it. Maybe you were […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials