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When there is beauty in wrecked sandcastlesCarly Wheeler | Contributor The storm had finally passed. It was a new day.   Around 10:30 a.m., the normal routine commenced: chairs were brought out to the beach and set in a circle. Residents from the Ocean View group home eventually joined. Locals […]

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These students and faculty spent their week pouring into the community of Daytona Beach, Florida with intentional conversations and willing smiles.

Spring break missions breakdown

Students and faculty recount spring break missionCompiled by Kassidy Weemhoff & Lauren Rink | Echo   DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA: Alyssa Henrikson, senior Our team of 27 drove down to Daytona Beach, Florida, with the goal of bringing the love of Christ to a place that often feels dark and broken. Each […]

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Eric Moore, a MAHE student, shares his personal experience as an Airband participant.

Dances with wolves: one student’s perspective

MAHE student reflects on Airband experiencesBy Eric Moore | Contributor Early last spring, as Airband began to take over First West Wengatz, I was asked the fateful question: “Hey Erwok, do you want to do Airband with us?” Call it a lapse of insanity or divine inspiration, but I said yes. Now, […]

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Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders has a welcoming atmosphere for its customers.

Foodie Fix

Hot Grinders and cool atmosphere at Mancino’sBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Let’s say this is you: you’ve tried all the grinders in the student center; you have them every night. They’re your favorite meal, but with only three flavors available, it’s just not as magical as it once was. You […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomore Chad Veal enjoys the spring weather by running around Vayhinger Loop.

Students benefit from long distance running

They are not so crazy after allBy Drew Shriner| Echo Speakers often use running stories to illustrate an important point of their speech. The comparison of people being crazy to run is often heard, garnering polite chuckles from audiences nationwide. However, many do enjoy long-distance running. Even more shockingly, most […]

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anel Reichert poses as a student trapped in chilly Indiana for spring break.

Sometimes, spring break leaves you broken

Students share spring break horror storiesCompiled By Lauren Rink | Echo Spring break can be a time of good memories with friends or family. However, every so often, something out of the ordinary happens. Check out these stories from a few of your fellow Taylor students:   Brooke Harrison | Freshman […]

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Women discuss important topics and seek to empower one another at their weekly meeting in the OIP office.

Book club continues discussion beyond Women’s Week

A safe space to discuss intersectionalityBy Caroline Shapley & Victoria Lawson | Echo Women’s Week events were held on March 14 and 15, but the hosting club called For Audre hopes conversation will continue beyond Women’s History Month. For Audre, an initially exclusive book club for discussing women’s issues and intersectional […]

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Junior Will Kercher and freshman Zach Winters take their masters of ceremonies duty very seriously, copiously preparing the best jokes for the big night.

Announcing the masters of ceremonies

Preparing for an act out of this worldBy Caroline Shapley | Echo From script writing and thoughtful planning to rehearsing, the 2018 Airband masters of ceremonies’ (MCs’) plan is to take the audience on a trip that is out of this world with laughter. Junior Will Kercher and freshman Zach […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A group of girls performs alongside their wingmates on a Wednesday night in 1986.

Seven facts about Airband history

How well do you know your Airband history?By Victoria Lawson | Echo The student body packs the Hodson Dining Commons, jostling you from all sides. An overhead speaker squeals from microphone interference. The audience is abuzz with a restless energy; the show was supposed to start 20 minutes ago and was […]

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Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When identity is not found in victoryCarly Wheeler | Contributor   It is the moment you realize that in less than five minutes, you have given everything: the time, money and weeks of rigorous preparation.   You strike the final pose. Adrenaline is coursing through your veins, heartbeat uncontrollable, muscles […]

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