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Spiritual Renewal Week ended up isolating some members of the Taylor community.

Can we talk about last Monday?

Spiritual renewal service upsets studentsBy Kitty Trudeau | Contributor In an otherwise encouraging and inclusive Spiritual Renewal Week, last Monday night left some of us behind. Most of Pastor John Ramsey’s messages were appropriate for the reflective and refreshing time Spiritual Renewal week is supposed to be, but on Monday […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Pastor Andre Mitchell spoke in chapel on Wednesday as a part of Local Church Week.

Our View: Church and chapel matter

Church and chapel both have vital rolesBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, Opinions Editor Drew Shriner, Features Editor Grace Hooley, News Co-Editor Rayce Patterson and News Co-Editor Holly Gaskill. There are few things more intimidating […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Juniors Aiden Bailey, Dan Burson, and Drew LeFever bond over a sporting event.

Fandom impacts Taylor’s community

Sports can build relationships or prevent them from growingBy Drew Shriner | Echo It’s fall. Classes are getting in full swing, students are developing friendships and, coincidentally, professional football, basketball, soccer and hockey all begin their seasons. Within dorms, more and more time is devoted to watching gifted athletes compete. […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Green Preceptors are ready to welcome new students.

Our View: Two classes become one

A holistic first year experience achievedBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, Opinions Editor Drew Shriner, Features Editor Grace Hooley, News Co-Editor Rayce Patterson and News Co-Editor Holly Gaskill. The changes made to the former Foundations […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Student Justin Chapman shares his internship experience.

Secular environment grows faith

A student’s internship strengthens his beliefsBy Justin Chapman | Contributor This summer, I interned with The Times of Noblesville, located in downtown Noblesville, Indiana. This is the first time I worked in a non-Christian environment. In high school I mowed lawns and never worked anywhere else outside of Taylor University’s […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Faculty Adviser Alan Blanchard

The Echo benefits from faculty voices

Dr. Blanchard encourages other faculty submissionsBy Alan Blanchard | Faculty Adviser “The Echo Opinions section is a space for students alone, not a space for faculty to voice their opinions or thoughts.” This or a similar reply reached my ears more than once when I asked some faculty colleagues outside […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Sophomore JD Groh, who lives in Wengatz Hall, attempts to cool down.

Taylor University needs to cool it

English, Olson and Wengatz halls still don’t have air conditioningBy Hope Bolinger | Echo Window fan armies drown all noises by Olson and Wengatz. Further down the sidewalk leads to another dorm without air conditioning: English. To the right, see Gerig and Breuninger. Both have air conditioning. According to the […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Freshman Drew Jordahl enjoyed the new-look "Walk'n'Talk"

Res Life makes changes to “Awk Walk”

Student stands for time-tested traditionBy Sam Jones | Contributor Taylor University Welcome Weekend is one of the most eventful weekends during the Taylor school year. New students are getting acclimated with the culture as returning students welcome them to campus. What better way to welcome new students than to immediately […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Freshmen Hailey Hamilton and Ella Harris are a part of the record-setting class of 2022

Our View: Admissions excels with class of 2022

Taylor University sees record setting freshman classBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, and Opinions Editor Drew Shriner. As reported in last week’s edition of The Echo, the class of 2022 is the largest incoming class […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinions Editor Drew Shriner

Meet the Opinions Editor

Drew Shriner shares his viewBy Drew Shriner | Echo 2017–2018 was an exciting year for the Opinions section. Major campus conversations took place between the lines of staff and student submissions. Topics such as racial reconciliation, Chapel and Excalibur, an anonymous publication that was hotly contested, were debated as members of […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials