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Juniors Anders Soderquist and Tali Valentine were announced as the 2019-2020 student body president and vice president respectively on April 5.

New presidential team elected

Introducing Soderquist, ValentineHolly Gaskill | News Co-Editor  As the elected student body president (SBP) and vice president (SBVP) respectively for 2019-2020, juniors Anders Soderquist and Tali Valentine hope to listen to and voice the needs of Taylor University. Before running together, the two did not know each other well. However, […]

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P. Lowell Haines encourages communication when it comes to difference of opinion regarding commencement.

Commencement stirs controversy

Pence sparks debateGabby Carlson | Co Editor in Chief The anticipated arrival of Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on campus presents mixed feelings among students, faculty and alumni. In the faculty meeting Thursday morning, P. Lowell Haines, Taylor University president, announced Pence as the 2019 commencement speaker. […]

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P. Lowell Haines announced Mike Pence as the 2019 commencement speaker Thursday morning.

Pence makes Taylor history

V.P. to speak at graduationGabby Carlson | Co-Editor in Chief For the first time in Taylor’s 173 year history, a member of the executive branch of the United States will be speaking at commencement. On May 18 at 10 a.m. Mike Pence, vice president of the United States, will be […]

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Freshman Ian McClain sports one of the Lacrosse team’s new jerseys.

Taylor partners with Nike

Contracted teams wear Nike uniformsBy Justin Chapman It’s official: Taylor Athletics is all Nike. Any part of a Trojan uniform from football to tennis will be represented by the Nike brand. The contract between Taylor and Nike affects one of Taylor’s newest programs: lacrosse. While Taylor still buys equipment through […]

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President Donald Trump has ushered in a new era of political communication through social media.

Miller studies political media

Technology affects rhetoricBy Sam Jones| Staff Writer Donald Trump and Twitter ― a duo that has dominated the political scene for the past three years, and that dominance has not diminished in the slightest. As culture shifts and adapts to new ideas and theories, society also changes. With the introduction […]

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Burmese students are looking to create an organization under the Asian Society for Intercultural Awareness. Photo by Jazmin Tuscani.

Burmese students start organization

Group celebrates Burmese cultureEla Alvarado | Contributor Burmese students seek to educate Taylor about their culture with a new organization. Students from Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, find themselves a minority at Taylor. The Burmese community on campus wants to bring a piece of their culture to the student […]

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Junior Erica Mitchell attended the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Orlando, Florida. Photo provided by Erica Mitchell.

Erica Mitchell receives award

Award funds chemistry endeavorsTaylor Budzikowski | The Echo Junior Erica Mitchell is one of 10 students nationwide to receive the Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly Travel Award for Spring 2019. On March 31—April 1 she traveled to Orlando, Florida to present her research at the 257th National Meeting […]

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After three recent retirements, campus police hires Nathan Thomas as the midnight officer to fill in for Matt Miller. Click here to learn more!

Taylor campus police hire new night officer

New officer takes the graveyard shiftKipp Miller | The Echo The campus police have hired a new officer for the midnight shift. Nathan Thomas was selected to work on the campus police force. Thomas was brought on because of three recent retirements from campus police. Tim Enyeart retired as deputy […]

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Seniors Grace Hooley and Drew Shriner, junior 
Alyssa Roat and seniors Chrysa Keenon and Gabby Carlson received awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association.

Echo staff receive awards

Writers recognized by press associationBy Gabby Carlson Our weekly newspaper is being recognized outside of the Taylor bubble. The Echo staff won six awards at the Indiana College Press Association (ICPA) convention on Saturday, March 30, 2019. “All of The Echo student journalists do the university proud by the way […]

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Juniors Anders Soderquist and Tali Valentine are next year’s student body president and vice president. Photo by Jerusha Lindsay.

Student election results are in

New student president announcedHolly Gaskill & Rayce Patterson | The Echo Our new student body president and vice president have been announced. Juniors Anders Soderquist and Tali Valentine will be student body president and vice president respectively for the 2019-2020 school year. In second place are juniors Kylie Gerber and […]

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