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The debate of what seasonal greeting to use affects much of our lives

Our View: Christmas confusion

What greeting to use and when to use itEditorial Board | Echo As the holiday season kicks into gear, cheerful seasons’ greetings can be heard in houses, stores and classrooms all over. Many Christians, going about their daily tasks, don’t think twice about wishing a “Merry Christmas” to friends and […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
What we view in our culture can have a big effect

When the jokes go too far

How our words affect the culture we live inSam Jones | Echo Not many other topics seem to be drawing as much attention as the discussion of rape culture. I would say ― and I believe this opinion to be quite popular ― that rape is one of the worst […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Stan Lee has created some of our favorite Marvel heroes

Excelsior – Remembering Stan Lee

Paying tribute to a cultural iconEthan Rice | Contributor On Nov. 12, 2018, Stanley Martin Lieber died at the age of 95. Better known by his pen name, Stan Lee, the comic book pioneer leaves behind an iconic legacy the scope of which can only be matched by a handful […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Junior Deborah Settles spends reads in a rare quiet spot

A treasure hunt for introvert space

A student shows how Taylor is geared for extrovertsSonya Downing | Contributor Dorms. The student center. Euler’s seating areas. The couch clusters in Zondervan, Nussbaum and Rupp. Extrovert space overflows from Taylor like gold and jewels from a treasure chest, but where is the introvert space? Is there any? “It […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A student opens his Bible for study

Learning how to learn

Class teaches fundamentals of Bible studyJed Barber | Echo The old adage goes, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Yet often in my own life, I find myself settling for spiritual “fish” […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A student exercising in her clothing of choice

Our View: Covering up the KSAC

A discussion on the recent KSAC dress codeEditorial Board | Echo At the start of the semester, new dress code posters were added to the Kesler Student Activities Center (KSAC). According to Kelle Maloney, KSAC student activities director, these posters are present to act as a reminder of the dress […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Christians need to join together in their faith

How we need to argue as Christians

C.S. Lewis and the need to remember common groundG. Connor Salter | Contributor “Christians have become known more for what they disagree on than the gospel they believe in.” Pastor Ronnie Floyd said in a discussion with Ed Stetzer, published in the April 2018 edition of Christianity Today. As hard […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Bikes like these often disappear across campus

“Borrowing” is theft

A student’s response to campus bike theftDrew Shriner | Echo Taylor University claims to be the land of intentional community. Upon entering this community, students and faculty commit to loving and serving others, and we often do it well. However, I see one mar on this campus’ record of community: […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The DC provides a number of options for meals

Stop dishin’ on the DC

A student’s response to negativityMegan Miller | Contributor “I can’t remember the last time I’ve actually had a decent meal at the DC.” “Yeah, I can never find anything to eat.”    I hear this type of conversation on a daily basis, but I can never manage to see where […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior Maddy Prince showcases her patriotism

America: great doesn’t mean perfect

A students response to John FeaSamuel Jones | Contributor About a month ago, Taylor University hosted a speaker to discuss the topic of current politics. The speaker selected was John Fea, history department chair from Messiah College. Fea asked us a question at the end of his lecture. “When was […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials