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Lily Smith, Life & Times Co-editor, reviews Indian restaurant

Foodie Fix

Get authentic at Sitara Indian CuisineBy Lily Smith | Echo Have a craving for curry? Sitara Indian Cuisine in Muncie offers a variety of delicious, authentic Indian food. Inconspicuous from the outside and located in a small strip mall, this underdog restaurant offers a delectable and affordable option for students […]

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Taylor students interact with children overseas.

Taylor offers new J-term Lighthouse trips

6 different opportunities to serve overseasBy Kamryn Koble | Echo Every student needs a cross-culture course to graduate. Next J-term, you can earn it serving where you are passionate. Over J-term 2020, the Taylor World Outreach (TWO) organization sends students on Lighthouse trips to countries that need God’s love the […]

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Participants will receive Poppy’s Xtreme Donuts during Donut Run 5k.

Donut miss out on this unique 5k opportunity

Get ready for a sweet timeBy Victoria Lawson | Echo Do you like to eat donuts? Do you like to run 5ks? Do you feel that these acts should not be mutually exclusive? If so, the fourth annual Donut Run 5k, sponsored by Indiana Wesleyan University’s Campus Recreation, McConn Coffee […]

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Alyssa tries to help us make it through finals so we can get to Christmas.

Taylor University survival guide’s Urban Dictionary

By Alyssa Roat | Echo There are a lot of strange words, acronyms and phrases at Taylor. “DTR.” “Walk the Loop.” “LTC.” What do they all mean? Luckily, the Taylor Survival Guide’s Urban Dictionary has you covered. Deec (DC): Hodson Dining Commons. Most people call it the DC; cool people […]

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Drew Shriner poses with his Crocs.

Croc thoughts

Climbing toward ChristBy Drew Shriner | Echo The award-winning documentary “Free Solo” follows climber Alex Honnold as he attempts a ground-breaking feat: free soloing (climbing without a rope) El Capitan, commonly known as El Cap, a 3,000 foot, sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park. Honnold’s single-minded focus on this […]

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Second East Olson and Second Center Wengatz win Airband 2018.

Power duo prepares for Airband

First West Wengatz and Second East Olson team upBy Lily Smith | Echo 2017: The crowd dissolved into cheers as First West Wengatz won Airband with their rendition of Pandora’s Box. 2018: Second East Olson and Second Center Wengatz drowned in applause as they took the win with the Greatest […]

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Students from Third Center Olson and Third East Wengatz put the time in for Airband.

6 pros and cons for joining an Airband

Is the risk worth the reward?By Victoria Lawson | Echo The intensity of Airband is not confined to the blazing spotlights, buzzing crowd and sweat-soaked adrenaline rushes of performance night — most students are aware of the months of hard work floors and wings put in leading up to the […]

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Taylor Sounds and Chorale visit the Bahamas this Spring Break.

Taylor singers make a splash in the Bahamas

Taylor Sounds and Chorale’s 2019 spring break tripBy Alyssa Roat | Echo This spring break, Taylor Sounds and Chorale hosted the Bahamas’ biggest concert of the year. From TV interviews to orphanage performances to the final Grand Concert attended by hundreds and filmed by the Bahamas’ largest broadcaster, Taylor’s singers […]

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2 Breu practices for Airband performance.

Creative choreographers share about Airband

The minds behind the performancesBy Kamryn Koble | Echo When performers are lip-syncing, the importance of choreography skyrockets. Every detail must be created, taught and executed to pull off the quality of Airband performances that Taylor expects. Junior Ember Pflughoeft works with Second West Olson, and she fondly remembers the […]

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Daniel McHenney (left) dances in Second West Olson’s Airband performance in 2018.

Daniel McHenney steals the show

The boy in four AirbandsBy Lily Smith | Echo One student. Four Airband acts. Junior Daniel McHenney has attempted something that most Taylor students would not dare to dream of doing. He is participating in four Airband acts this Saturday night. This is not McHenney’s first rodeo when it comes […]

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