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William Ringenberg reminisces about his past fifty years with Taylor.

Ringenberg and his fifty years with Taylor

Professor Ringenberg shares about his life since 1968William Ringenberg | Echo William Carey Ringenberg began in 1968 as assistant professor of history. In 1972 he became associate professor of history, and since 1977, he has been one of our beloved professors of history. Since his time as a professor at Taylor, […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Caroline Poland prepares to encourage students with group therapy sessions.

Counseling center therapy group sessions

Taylor gets intentional with group therapyKatie Pfotzer | Echo On a college campus, it can be easy to feel alone. In 2016, the Taylor Counseling Center added group therapy sessions to Student Services to combat this. Group sessions are typically six to eight weeks in length and range in topic from […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Jon Cavanagh prepares to introduce the chapel theme Consider. (Photo by Ellie Bookmyer)

Chapel is considering the value of process

Chapel has a new theme for the year: ConsiderGrace Hooley | Echo Last Spring, after much thought, conversation and prayer, Jon Cavanagh decided on the Chapel theme for this year: Consider. Cavanagh sees the word “consider” as a process of remembering. Pausing. Thinking. Reflecting. Remembering. This is the process we […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The Chef's Table crew gets ready for another interactive event. (Photo by Ellie Bookmyer)

Chef’s Table is creating interactive spaces

The Chef’s Table teaches students about foodChrishauna Curry | Echo We all gather to eat together, but what does it mean to gather at the Chef’s table? The Chef’s Table is a Creative Dining event on campus where the staff interacts with students while also creating a learning atmosphere for them. […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Kenn McFarland remembers his adventures riding in Taylathon.

Taylathon Alumni Rode Two Glory

Taylor Alumni Won Two Taylathon RacesGrace Hooley | Echo Gripping the handle bars in the Spring of 1992 and 1993, graduate Kenn McFarland lunged himself onto the Taylathon bike. His heart pumped blood faster than he could think, and beads of sweat rolled down his face as he sped towards […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Students listen to speakers encourage them about their future.

Local students walked into their future this week

Campus welcomed the next generationAlec Tebben | Echo Even if we don’t always like to admit it, Taylor is a great place. Attending college is something we can take for granted. But for some children, going to any college — much less Taylor — is an opportunity they don’t even […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Ducktail Run Rod Is Driving For Fun

Ducktail Run Rod Is Driving For Fun

Gas City Car Show Comes Near CampusGrace Hooley | Echo Car shows, swap meets, and music. Oh my! From Sept. 27 to Sept. 30, Ducktail Run, Inc. is putting on the 24th annual Ducktail Run Rod and Custom Show in Gas City. Mike Salter, Denny Shanks, and Jerry Caudill run […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The Fairmount Historical Museum in Grant County will be hosting their annual James Dean Festival.

Calling All James Dean Lovers

Annual James Dean Festival Coming SoonBy Mica Evans | Echo The Fairmount Historical Museum in Grant County will be hosting their annual James Dean Festival from Sept. 28 until Sept. 30 starting at 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and ending at 4 p.m. on Sunday. If you […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Steve Norman is ready to listen at ArtPrize this October.

Alumni takes risks with ‘The Preachers’

Steve Norman enters piece into ArtPrize Grace Hooley | Echo Each of us takes a risk in life, but ’95 graduate and pastor, Steve Norman, is taking a risk through his ArtPrize entry “The Preachers” starting Sept. 19 and finishing Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Norman’s interactive piece includes […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Junior Madisen Law paints joyful smiles as a summer job.

Student’s creativity shines in summer job

Madisen Law finds joy painting facesAlec Tebben | Echo The summer job: for many college students, it’s simply a mundane but necessary way to earn money. For junior Madisen Law, it’s a way to engage in an activity she loves—face painting—and get paid to do it. Law has worked for […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features