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Ken and Joanne Taylor celebrate the Christmas season with tradition and joy.

A Taylor Family Christmas Decorating Tradition

Ken and Joanne Taylor decorate for traditionGabby Carlson | Echo Before December rolls around the corner, Joanne Taylor starts bringing the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Each box brims with decor and is labeled for the room with which the contents will reside in for the next five weeks. […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Taylor tuition costs $43,000 a year.

Where Does All of the Taylor University Tuition Go?

The Mysteries of the Tuition ExplainedTim Pietz | Contributor “I came for a visit, I fell in love with the place, I saw the tuition price, and I had a heart attack.” That’s how junior Sean Quillen describes his first experience with the financial side of Taylor University. “Where does […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Sophomores Tae Aye and Hsi Hsi Poe are thankful for their opportunities at Taylor.

Students from Myanmar to Taylor

Tae Aye and Hsi Hsi Poe share their storiesGrace Hooley | Echo Taylor has a large number of international students that make up the student body. About 10 of these students originate from Myanmar (or Burma). Two of these students with a story of their own are sophomores Tae Aye […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Seniors Mitchell Whedon and Ivy Oleson love Levi with all their hearts.

Ivy and a son named Levi

Ivy Oleson’s story about raising her son at TaylorGrace Hooley | Echo Ivy Oleson is a psychology senior here at Taylor. She is also a daughter, sister, fiance, friend and mother of a four-year-old son named Levi. Oleson grew up in Aurora, Ill. She went to a small, private Christian […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Felver enjoys impacting students here at Taylor.

Campus police impact students

Campus police as parental figuresChrishauna Curry | Echo The campus police department takes pride in protecting Taylor students. Jeff Wallace, chief of police, used to be a police officer in Detroit, Michigan for 13 years. Although he always loved law enforcement, Wallace said that he felt as though God had […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Students have the opportunity to intern with the Indianapolis Colts.

Twenty-five Taylor students intern with NFL Colts

Seniors get ahead in big industryKatie Pfotzer | Echo You see a flyer for an especially interesting job or competition. Usually you walk right by, but have you ever thought of stepping out of your comfort zone and just going for it? That’s exactly what 25 Taylor students did when […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Will, Alex, Nolan and Jason were excited to present at Dreamforce.

Students take on Dreamforce conference

Grace Hooley | Echo Sept. 24 through Sept. 28, four Taylor students and one staff member of the Data Analytics Team had the opportunity to present at Dreamforce in San Francisco where about 170,000 people attended. The Data Analytics Team has been led by Nathan Baker, director of Recruitment and […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Grains and Grill put on the fall festival of the year.

The Grains and Grill Fall Festival of the Year

Attention all pizza and festivity loversMica Evans | Echo On Oct. 20 Grains and Grill restaurant hosted their third annual fall festival in hopes of providing the Fairmount community with something not only kid-oriented but family oriented as well. Joanie Howard, owner of Grains and Grill restaurant, originally created this […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
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