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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
Hitting it off with Student Body President and Vice President

Hitting it off with Student Body President and Vice President

Mica Evans | Echo After winning the hearts of students with their determination to enhance the community through activities, communication and diversification, seniors Joshua Clement and Julia Noonan represent Taylor’s student executive cabinet this school year as Student Body President (SBP) and Vice President (SBVP). Junior Lynreshay Johnson and member […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Eric Himelick is envisioning Victory Farms bringing peace.

Harvesting Victory

Victory Acres is using farming to heal brokennessGrace Hooley | Echo Peace. When asked to describe Victory Acres with one word, Eric Himelick, the founder and executive director of victory acres, used the word peace. Victory Acres is a farm located at 5275 S. 800 E. Upland, and while they […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Johnnyswim prepares for concert August 30. (photo credit: TSO Facebook Event)

Johnnyswim concert starts the school year on the right note

IFC and Mainstage put on Johnnyswim concertBy Grace Hooley | Echo In a matter of days, this tiny campus in Upland will come to life with beautifully obnoxious reunions in local residence halls. The student organizations Integration of Faith and Culture and Mainstage decided there would be no better time to […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Behind The Echo

Behind The Echo

A behind-the-scenes look at what goes into a Taylor iconProduced by Max Partain Music by Rob Lowman

by · May 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Multimedia
Photograph provided by Taylor University

A fond farewell to faculty

Honoring our retiring professorsBy Becca Eis & Kassidy Hall | Echo Al Harrison Originally intending to be a high school band director, Al Harrison will retire this May after 39 years as a professor. After completing his master’s degree at University of Illinois, one of his advisors encouraged him to interview for […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features