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Horb and Nemni host this year's Airband performance.

Hanging with the ring masters

Meet the MCs of this year’s AirbandBy Aubree Devisser | Echo After two years of the same Masters of Ceremonies (MCs), Airband has new hosts to guide the audience through this unique experience. Elyse Horb, a senior film major, and Noah Nemni, a junior Christian Ministries major, gathered earlier this […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Jeff Cramer makes an appearance with his son Ethan, dressed as characters from "The Andy Griffith Show."

Lip-syncing lecturers

Professors in AirbandBy Gabby Carlson and Chrysa Keenon | Echo “I Wanna be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry isn’t hitting any music charts in 2017. But three decades ago, when those of us attending Taylor now were just a twinkle in our parents’ eyes, five students were victorious with […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A college-aged Quinn White sports 3-D glasses as he and his team celebrates the victory of his Airband's performance of "Rock Me Amadeus"

The tradition that rocks the house

The history of AirbandBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Airband has been part of the Taylor experience for many decades, but it didn’t start the way you would think. You may be shocked to know that your professors contributed to the traditions of Airband. We now are taught by the generation […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Members of First West Wengatz perform in Airband.

The greatest Airband

Peeking behind the curtainBy Gabby Carlson | Echo What do The Lion King, the Wizard of Oz, Pandora’s Box and the Boy Scouts have in common? They will all be on campus March 10, for one night only! Now you may ask, “Where do I find all of these amazing […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Senior Reece McCart demonstrates a full body stretch.

Working out like a pro, yo

Stretch before you spring into breakBy Chrysa Keenon and Gabby Carlson | Echo Spring break is just around the corner! Your peers are probably hitting the gym harder than before, trying desperately to get in shape prior to their trip to the beach. But did you know that you could […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Don't forget about your true Rock when you're rocking your body at the gym.

Faithfully fit

One professor’s view on spirituality and the bodyBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Prepare for a crowded KSAC this month. The beginning of March is traditionally the busiest time of the year for the gym, according to Matt Renfrow, associate professor of kinesiology, as students are trying to slim down for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Blazing the trail

Blazing the trail

Mike Saunier’s mountain bike expeditionsBy Braden Ochs | Echo As the tread of the tire hits the muddy soil, there is no stopping communication professor Mike Saunier as he rides his mountain bike through Colorado’s rugged trails. The jolting handlebars and slick turns feel freeing—even natural—to the veteran rider. Saunier’s […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Bracken Mumford breaks down your problems.

Brecken’s breakdown

Getting down with your true selfBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Welcome, readers, to the second installation of “Brecken’s Breakdown.” This week I’m going familial; I’m going to talk about my youngest brother. Cash is a funky, jean-hating, video-loving 11-year-old. I mean, with a name like Cash, how can he not be […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Joshua Henreckson works to prevent employee theft by monitoring security footage.

A secure job

Catching criminals from the comfort of the dormBy Joshua Henreckson | Contributor Spare time can be hard to come by at Taylor. For an introvert like me, the daily routine on campus can often feel like walking a tightrope between academic and social commitments. And sleep? Forget about it. So […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Gordon reclines and enjoys watching students play spikeball outside of Olson Hall

Unmasking the mascots

The inhuman members of wings across campusBy Hope Bolinger | Echo College requires students to stretch their comfort zones when it comes to roommates. Some blast music at 3 a.m. Others eat Campus Center pizza with a fork and knife. But at Taylor, you could end up with an even […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times