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Young marriage at a Christian college

Pushing that ring by springBy Kenzi Nevins | Echo “Ring by spring” is a commonly-heard expression wafting across Taylor’s campus. As graduation looms, more and more engagement announcements seem to pop up, but how true is the rumor that Christians—especially Taylor students—get married earlier in life? According to a Pew […]

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


What they are and why they’re scaryBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo As defined by Webster’s Dictionary, a tax is an amount of money that a government requires people to pay according to their income and the value of their property, and is used to pay for things done by the […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Senior Kat Smith enjoys the warm weather of Daytona.

Spring break testimonials

Taylor students worldwide tell their spring break storiesKat Smith – Daytona: I went to the Daytona trip, and our service involved talking to strangers and loving on them through Christ’s love for us. It shocked me how rare genuine kindness can be. My favorite parts were the morning food runs […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Seniors Beth Shrontz and Esther Flores-Orellana welcome students into apartment living.

Apartment living

Things you need to know about Taylor’s apartmentsBy Braden Ochs | Echo Students often have questions when moving into the university apartments: Campbell and Wolgemuth Hall. Will it be different from dorm life? Will it be harder to deal with more roommates? Several Taylor students who are moving into the […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times

The million dollar idea

The men’s tennis team starts an endowment scholarshipBy Gabby Carlson | Echo In a single year, the Taylor University men’s tennis team raised over $50,000 to begin an endowment scholarship for future athletes joining the program. Although this number is large, seniors Jonathan Forte and Chris Robbins and sophomore Alex […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Horb and Nemni host this year's Airband performance.

Hanging with the ring masters

Meet the MCs of this year’s AirbandBy Aubree Devisser | Echo After two years of the same Masters of Ceremonies (MCs), Airband has new hosts to guide the audience through this unique experience. Elyse Horb, a senior film major, and Noah Nemni, a junior Christian Ministries major, gathered earlier this […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Jeff Cramer makes an appearance with his son Ethan, dressed as characters from "The Andy Griffith Show."

Lip-syncing lecturers

Professors in AirbandBy Gabby Carlson and Chrysa Keenon | Echo “I Wanna be a Cowboy” by Boys Don’t Cry isn’t hitting any music charts in 2017. But three decades ago, when those of us attending Taylor now were just a twinkle in our parents’ eyes, five students were victorious with […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A college-aged Quinn White sports 3-D glasses as he and his team celebrates the victory of his Airband's performance of "Rock Me Amadeus"

The tradition that rocks the house

The history of AirbandBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Airband has been part of the Taylor experience for many decades, but it didn’t start the way you would think. You may be shocked to know that your professors contributed to the traditions of Airband. We now are taught by the generation […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Members of First West Wengatz perform in Airband.

The greatest Airband

Peeking behind the curtainBy Gabby Carlson | Echo What do The Lion King, the Wizard of Oz, Pandora’s Box and the Boy Scouts have in common? They will all be on campus March 10, for one night only! Now you may ask, “Where do I find all of these amazing […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Don't forget about your true Rock when you're rocking your body at the gym.

Faithfully fit

One professor’s view on spirituality and the bodyBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Prepare for a crowded KSAC this month. The beginning of March is traditionally the busiest time of the year for the gym, according to Matt Renfrow, associate professor of kinesiology, as students are trying to slim down for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times