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Intentional community extended

Christianity in the secular worldBy Sarah Gorman | Contributor I’ve only been at Taylor a year and a half, but that’s enough time to have experienced the “Taylor Bubble,” as it’s often called. The Christian campus feel, the middle-of-nowhere feel, the everybody-knows-everybody feel, and the intentional community Taylor prides itself […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times

Open House Reviews

The last week in reviewBy Gabby Carlson | Echo These are the last open houses to be reviewed this school year! Stay tuned for the winner in next week’s print edition of the Echo!   Red, White and Breu: Decorations: 4 Floor Involvement: 3.5 Originality: 3.5 Overall: 3.75   Welcome […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Students line up next to our beloved Union decades ago for graduation.

The spaceship traditions

Alumni reflect on the old Student UnionBy Bryce Peters | Contributor Many people in the Taylor community believe the myth that the old Student Union, or the “spaceship,” is a historical landmark. Unfortunately, it is nothing more than Taylor lore. The dome is just a uniquely built structure that has […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Conversations can last a lifetime with Brecken’s snail mail techniques.

Brecken’s Breakdown

Letters through the yearsBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Two weeks everyone, two weeks. That’s all that’s left of the school year—three if you count finals week. But that’s it . . . two. How did we get here? I never really believed my mom when she said that time just […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Robbie Brandkamp models his Friday shirt before passing it on to a freshman carrying on the tradition.

‘Cuz it’s Friday!

One of Taylor’s most popular traditions comes to a crossroadBy Eric Andrews | Echo It’s the end of an era. Following chapel each Friday for the last three years, the Taylor community has witnessed the loud echoes of a Third West Wengatz member asking senior Robbie Brandkamp about his attire. […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Should health insurance be a priority?

Should health insurance be a priority?

Professionals emphasize the need for young adults to get insuredBy Laura Koenig | Echo Adulting. It includes jobs, bills, houses, cars and insurance. Part of this “real world” experience is sorting through employer benefit packages, including health insurance. These days, news outlets constantly report on health insurance as Congress debates […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Jeff Aupperle and Amy Wilson have partnered to co-create the Startup Storytellers conference.

Startup Storytellers

An entrepreneurship conference for everyoneBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Startup Storytellers, coming April 28–29, is Taylor’s first-ever entrepreneurship conference. This conference, hosted by the Calling and Career Office and the Office of Alumni Programs, will be a place for students, faculty, alumni and community members to hear stories of success, […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times

Science of Imagination

Jan Reber’s published novelsBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo  When passing by the biology department on the third floor of Euler, you might see a few novels sitting on the windowsill of the office of Jan Reber, Professor of Biology. These are the books that she has written and self-published. Reber has […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Makenzie Williams bruises her knees on Euler's spiral staircase.

Dangers of TU

A satirical look at what goes bump in the night at TaylorBy Aubree DeVisser | Echo People cross the street without looking both ways. Cars speed through stop signs. Disasters are constantly waiting to happen. Taylor University is a dangerous place, and those who walk the campus have no idea […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times