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Blending culture and coffee

Blending culture and coffee

A new Upland cafe bridges gaps and culturesBy Kate Berkey | Echo Light bulbs twinkle from the ceiling and colorful art hangs on the walls. Big picture windows and hand-written menus with college-friendly prices create a friendly atmosphere. It feels like home with an open seating arrangement, books on the shelves […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
You’re not going to Florida?

You’re not going to Florida?

Students find interesting ways to spend spring break By Gracie Fairfax | Echo “What are you doing for spring break?” “Going to Florida.” It seems like all conversations about break end like this. While a lot of the student body will be catching some sun at the beach, some of […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
PA pranks and legends

PA pranks and legends

The hall of fame for the best and craziest PA experiences. By Gracie Fairfax | Echo Most schools call them Resident Assistants, but we give the job a personal Taylor touch and lovingly refer to them as “Personnel Assistants.” They’re your shoulder to cry on, your best friend during polar […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
JOY spreads across Taylor

JOY spreads across Taylor

A sponsorship program brings a new tradition to Taylor’s campusBy Malaina Yoder | Echo Are you missing the excitement and buzz of Melon and Gourd or Silent Night? Does it seem like months since the last strange themed open house? Taylor traditions are scarce during the winter, and a new […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Magic behind the screen

Magic behind the screen

Taylor grad comes back to the cornfields after Hollywood successBy Katelyn S. Irons | Echo When the credits roll for films like “Pirates of the Caribbean” or “Transformers,” it’s rare to see someone on the list who came from a tiny school in the cornfields. Yet major films such as these […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Stoking the apocalypse

Stoking the apocalypse

The Wes-Del Apocalypse returned for the second time this year. This time, at a basketball game.

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Twinology

Twinology

Relationships between identical twins at Taylor can be complicatedBy Ian Proano | Echo   Some people come to Taylor with their best friend or significant other. But other times, they come with their twins. Being a look-alike can mean a whole lot of fun and double trouble when both are on […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
Philios in the Philippines

Philios in the Philippines

A culture of love changed the perspective of Taylor’s elementary education team By Erin Fuhr and Lindsay Robinson | Echo They gave all they had and more: an eager hand to hold, a smile, a goofy selfie face. All they asked for in return was a human jungle gym and […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times
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