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One nation under nationalism

One nation under nationalism

America isn’t a Christian nation By Savanna Sweeting | Contributor America is not a Christian nation. “We are all complicit in the injustices against basic human rights and common decency, to put it mildly, which renders our own ‘inalienable rights’ as questionable or obsolete,” says artist Sufjan Stevens in an […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
We’re Christians first, Americans second

We’re Christians first, Americans second

No country is truly “one nation under God” in our fallen worldBy Noah Graham | Contributor “One nation under God.” Does that mantra define the United States? Or, as American Christians, is our nation under something else? Since Taylor University is a Christ-centered community, I’m directing this article at Christian […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Echo: a critique

The Echo: a critique

The Echo does what it should, but it could be betterBy Sean Mitchem | Contributor I don’t read newspapers. Rather, I don’t have the time to read them. I pick up a newspaper if I am intrigued by something being featured. So I felt more than a little nerve-wracked when […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Data provided by PEW research center. Graphic illustrated by Ian Proano

Women in leadership

The world is changing—businesses need to adaptBy Samantha Petersen | Contributor As the world continues to diversify, business leaders need to change along with it. For success in today’s market, more women need to be in business leadership. In 2013, 37 percent of women between ages 25 and 29 held bachelor’s […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Graphic illustrated by Ian Proano

Considerate inclusivity

Does our campus welcome those with physical disabilities?By Kate McFeaters | Contributor At Taylor University, we claim to value community. But does our campus welcome and accommodate people with physical disabilities? Back in September, I was in a car accident that left me wheelchair-bound for three months while the bones in […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Photograph by Luke A. Wildman

A hard pill to swallow

Swallow needs a consistent hall directorBy Kristina Rivera | Contributor As this school year ends, Swallow Robin residents must again face the fact that we’ll have a new hall director next year. Since this position is filled by a MAHE student, we gain a new one every two years. Many […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Cap, obviously

Cap, obviously

Captain America has biblical supportBy Abigail Lingenhoel | Contributor The question: is Captain America or Thor more attractive? The question of which character is more attractive isn’t one of simple good looks; it involves the underlying personality traits exhibited in the Marvel movies. God says to Samuel in 1 Samuel […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why are millennials leaving the church? It’s not because of our church buildings. (Photograph provided by Luke A. Wildman)

You foolish Galatians!

Millennials and the ChurchBy Joseph Mosse | Contributor The large-scale exodus of the millennial generation from Church has inspired a flurry of worried speculation about just what the Church is doing wrong. Millennials accuse the Church of hypocrisy, lack of engagement with political or social justice issues, exclusivity, close-mindedness and more. […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Thor is king

Thor is king

The god of thunder wins this contestBy Aubree DeVisser | Contributor The question: is Captain America or Thor more attractive? So, Thor and Captain America are in the same room. Which hero is more attractive? To me, this is a no-brainer: Thor wins, hands down. Not only does he have […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The world is wary of North Korea, but no one wants to interfere with it. (Photograph provided by Darwinek.)

Should the world intervene in North Korea?

Volatile, dangerous and . . . unstoppable?By Wilson Alexander | Contributor North Korea is one of most well-known but least understood countries in the world. Everyone is familiar with this stretch of land on the Korean peninsula and its dictator, Kim Jong-un, but no one knows exactly what goes on […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials