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Alumni discuss Choros roots

Alumni discuss Choros roots

The word “Choros” is on posters and campus emails, and it means “open space.” It’s a relatively new group on Taylor’s campus that creates a safe environment for discussion of sexuality. Alumni Jeff Rozelle and Kate Meredith Mondal helped establish the group—read more about their journey.

by · October 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Pulling out all the stops

Pulling out all the stops

Josh Kiers was more than up to the challenge of playing alongside last year’s Spiritual Renewal speaker, Richard Allen Farmer—even though he was asked to perform only hours before the service. But Josh isn’t new to performing without warning.

by · October 3, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Fresh pizza, fresh look

Fresh pizza, fresh look

TOPPIT Pizza has recently undergone a series of renovations, inside and out, and is ready to be enjoyed by hungry customers. John and Cindi Inman, owners and operators, share their thoughts on the process.

by · October 2, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
VIDEO: Airband—Behind The Scenes With The Seniors

VIDEO: Airband—Behind The Scenes With The Seniors

The senior class of 2014 wanted to make their final Airband memorable. After considering a number of song ideas, they chose one that allowed them a glimpse of their childhoods even as they prepare to graduate.

by · September 30, 2013 · 1 comment · Features, Multimedia
Storify: We survived Airband 2013

Storify: We survived Airband 2013

What did the seniors think before performing “Toy Story/Radioactive”? What animal was spotted in the lines before the show (and did we ever figure out what it said)? And how did First West react when, for the third-straight year, they walked away with an Airband victory? We’ve got the answers right here, in The Echo’s latest Storify.

by · September 30, 2013 · 0 comments · Life & Times, Multimedia

UPDATED: Preview of Echo’s first video feature

We bring you live Tweets, photos, reactions and key moments from Airband 2013—both from the audience and behind-the-scenes. Will you survive?

by · September 27, 2013 · 0 comments · Features, Multimedia
The man with the balloons

The man with the balloons

Taylor University alumnus Brian Getz is a balloon artist. He began his business, Brian’s Balloons, during his time at college. Since then, his hobby has turned into a full time job. Getz uses his gift with balloon modeling in his work in ministry and in his travels around the world.

by · September 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Updated: Echo coverage from iPhone 5s/5c launch

Updated: Echo coverage from iPhone 5s/5c launch

Not staying up for the iPhone launch event? Science and Tech has your back — tune in here for our all-night coverage of the experience.

by · September 19, 2013 · 0 comments · Multimedia, Science & Tech
Nothing common about Common Grounds

Nothing common about Common Grounds

Roaming along Hartford City’s main street, one may not expect to find a place like Common Grounds coffee shop. Antiques are the main decor and espresso is never short in supply. Owner Katie Rich works hard to provide a place where people can relax, converse and enjoy the classical wonders found throughout the shop.

by · September 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Storify: Speed and color— a beautiful collision

Storify: Speed and color— a beautiful collision

Meet the latest Apple products — iPhone 5s and 5c. With new colors, innovations and operating systems, this announcement has been called the “biggest change to the iPhone since the original.”

by · September 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Multimedia, Science & Tech