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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
Taylor offers multiple news sources on campus

The real danger of fake news

False stories obscure truthJakob Miller | Contributor Fake news is by no means new: in 1835 the New York Sun ran a set of stories about the fantastic beasts that had just been discovered on the moon. Surprisingly, the story turned out to be false and the paper retracted their […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
“Tree of Life” is just one of the many movies offered to freshmen for foundations

Our View: Senior movie reviews

Seniors reflect on Foundations filmsEditorial Board | Echo The foundations of the Christian liberal arts requires its students to watch three out of four films and one play. “The main purpose is to use what we think is an important medium in our world: film,” Jeff Cramer, associate professor of […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
One of Taylor’s accommodations for handicapped students.

How accessible is Taylor?

Students with disabilities find a voice at TaylorAlyssa Roat | Echo Last spring, junior Megan Burkhart was half-carried down the stairs of her dorm to a waiting ambulance. Why? English Hall has no elevator, and EMTs couldn’t reach her with a stretcher. Samantha Hurst (’18) invited her sister who uses […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials