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Ring before spring

Ring before spring

Married students talk about how they balance married life and college lifeGracie Fairfax and Lindsay Robinson | Echo    Ever glance over at your classmate’s hand and find a wedding band? For some Taylor couples, married life begins before graduation. Between balancing classes and additional adult responsibilities, these couples prove […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Taylor Around the World

Taylor Around the World

J-term TripsLife and Times Staff | Echo Although the dorms may have been empty over J-term, Taylor students sure had a significant presence in countries around the world. While some students served on Lighthouse trips, others put lectures into practice on educational adventures. Their experiences range from unforgettable to life-altering. […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Stalking Stuffers

Stalking Stuffers

How to find out what your roommate really wants for ChristmasBy Austin Lindner | Echo It’s a classic conundrum. As finals week rolls around the corner, Christmas is just days away and you still don’t have that perfect present for your roommate. Gift-giving for roommates is no simple holiday feat. The […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Do’s and Don’ts of Silent Night

Do’s and Don’ts of Silent Night

Scream away your dead week stress Silent Night styleBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo It’s that time of year again, folks. A time to celebrate Christmas and the wrapping up of classes, to channel your creativity and unleash the screams you’ve wanted to unleash on your professors all week. While some refer […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times
15 things you can relate to if you’ve studied abroad

15 things you can relate to if you’ve studied abroad

Life after studying abroad is never the same By Erin Fuhr, Gracie Fairfax and Paige Williams | Echo  When you study abroad, you learn through new experiences, meet new people and fall in love with a place like you never have before. Anyone who’s had a study abroad experience can […]

by · November 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Turkey traditions

Turkey traditions

There’s more to Thanksgiving at Taylor than stuffing your face. By Ian Proano | Echo Thanksgiving arrives early to Taylor’s campus. Different halls celebrate the big day with a few traditions before people scatter to gobble down tables full of pie at home. Among these is the First East Olson (1EO) pick-a-date. […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times
A Perfect Match

A Perfect Match

Against the odds but in line with a greater planBy Lindsay Robinson| Echo Snow covered the roads in uncertainty, mimicking the perils that awaited Rod and Donna Boatwright when they reached the delivery room. In the midst of a snowstorm, Donna grabbed her delivery bag, snatched baby clothes and hurried […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times
KIDNAPPED

KIDNAPPED

By Malaina Yoder | Echo  The men weren’t even aware they had kidnapped her. Taylor freshman Mariela Carolina Sanchez Sanabria was kidnapped outside the front doors of her high school in Guayana City, Venezuela, in March 2010. Three car thieves stole Sanabria’s family car while her father was away from […]

by · November 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Reaping the harvest

Reaping the harvest

After ten years of planting seeds, OneVerse was able to see the fruits of their workBy Malaina Yoder | Echo “They love laughing.” That’s one of the first things that junior Jazmin Gomez said about the Aché tribe her family serves in Paraguay. The Aché were certainly laughing and celebrating as […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Life & Times

DC treasures

Left behind: The story of forgotten items at the DCBy Austin Lindner | Echo During the day, the Hodson Dining Commons bustles, filled with the clattering of plates, grumbling of stomachs and chattering of college students. But once dinner hours end and the last of the student stragglers shuffle back to […]

by · November 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times