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Something to write home about

Something to write home about

Taylor alumni talk of their real world encounters and how they succeeded in writingBy Rayce Patterson | Echo  The road to becoming a professional writer can be a long and difficult journey. However, it’s not impossible, so take heart in these success stories from Taylor University. Cara Strickland Class of […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A mile a minute

A mile a minute

How to plan for your day trip across the countryBy Rachel Pfeiffer | Echo One sunny day late in the summer, my brother proposed a day trip — to a destination 1,000 miles away. I’m normally not an adventurous person, but we only had two weeks left before college started […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A little taste of home

A little taste of home

Reviews of the family recipes hosted in the DCBy Jori Hanna | Echo  The sound of forks hitting plates, the murmur of intentional community and the wafting mixtures of various foods. Welcome to the Hodson Dining Commons, where one can eat as much as they want as long as they […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The Autumn Market can be enjoyed from The Bridge's new patio. (Photograph provided by Cathy Kerton-Johnson)

Markets and mochas

Local cafe hosts Autumn MarketBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Oct. 7 at 9 a.m., the second Autumn Market will take place at The Bridge Cafe in downtown Upland. Jamie Hughes (’13) has been in charge of the market since The Bridge’s beginning, with the exception of last year, when […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The sophomore team strikes a strong pose despite a difficult loss. (Photograph provided by Tali Valentine)

What goes around, comes around

The sophomore girls team stick together for another TaylathonBy Carly Wheeler | Echo The brakes are tightened, the chains are aligned and for sophomores Jessica Dundas, Amanda Fleischmann, Analiese Helms and Lindi Moore, memories of last year’s Taylathon competition fuel their desire for an epic comeback. These four sophomores are […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Brecken’s Breakdown

Brecken’s Breakdown

By Brecken Mumford | Echo Have you ever been so overwhelmed by people, places, things, ideas — nouns — that you feel stationary? You want to say something, but all the words get stuck in the back of your throat? You go to move, to capture, to do something, but […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(Photograph provided by Kip Yitian Yin)

United under the same moon

The significance behind the Mooncake FestivalBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo  For most students, Thanksgiving is the time where students travel home to gather with family and eat turkey. For the Chinese students, the Mooncake Festival is a time of family reunions and eating mooncakes; however, traveling home for this […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(Photograph provided by Deanna Huey at Feastofstarlight.com)

Bilbo Baggins celebrates 111 years

Birthday hosted by the Lewis CenterBy Hope Bolinger | Echo  One hundred and eleven years does not pass by that often. When the members of the Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis and Friends discussed options for events that year, they realized Sept. 22 fell on a Friday, the […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sign up

Sign up

New ASL club plans first meeting for next weekBy Hope Bolinger | Echo  President of the new American Sign Language (ASL) club and junior Jordan Hardesty developed an interest in sign language when she collaborated with a deaf girl for a high school history group project. “She came to my […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream . . . of death. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

Run!

Third West Wengatz’s Melon and Gourd tradition begins MondayBy Rayce Patterson | Echo If you are out and about next week, do not be surprised to see one or two men carrying large pieces of produce with them. Melon and Gourd is a longstanding tradition for Third West Wengatz (WWIII) […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times