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A breakdown of current Student Body President and Vice President roles

A breakdown of current Student Body President and Vice President roles

Arpin and Wright’s self-reported weekly time commitmentsThe Echo reached out to current Student Body President Nicole Arpin and Vice President Adam Wright, asking them how many hours they spent in each of their job requirements.   Nicole Arpin Last week, Arpin spent 17 hours actively working in her SBP role. […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Several speakers for this year's NSLC include: Josh Riebock, Katelyn Beaty, Jenny Yang and Lisa Sharon Harper (Provided by Kelly Sisson)

Everyday leadership

Taylor hosts annual National Student Leadership ConferenceBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo Taylor University is hosting the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) Friday and Saturday. Planned and led by students each year, the conference embraces a theme, Gather, to signal their goal for the event. This year’s motto is: “Coming together to […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Student Body President and Vice President poll results

Student Body President and Vice President poll results

Students speak up on how they vote and perceive electionsInformation compiled by Annabelle Blair | Echo The Echo polled Taylor students on the upcoming SBP and VP elections, generating 663 responses. Students were asked if they intended to vote and if they attended the election forum hosted by Taylor Student Organizations, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Changes in management brought new faces to the Hodson Dining Commons (Photo by Halie Owens)

What’s new with your food

Management shifts prompt change in the Dining CommonsBy Jaci Gorrell | Contributor Recent changes in DC management have prompted a reevaluation of necessary leadership positions. Whereas the DC and Campus Center were formerly overseen by the Dining Services Director, this job is no longer feasible for a single position. Dave Seweryn, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Current Swallow Robin Student Senator Ashley Dexter runs uncontested for reelection (Photo by Katherine Yeager)

Candidate comparisons

Your guide to who they are and why they’re runningBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Student Body President and Vice President Nicole Arpin and Adam Wright For current Student Body President, senior Nicole Arpin, and Vice President, senior Adam Wright, the roles of Student Body President (SBP) and Vice President (VP) are […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
A few students in the Software Reverse Engineering and Analysis class, pictured above, prepared for class by spending a day in Washington D.C.. (L to R) Junior Luke Josten, seniors Mitchell Mays and Jordan Wright, professor Jonathan Geisler, seniors Matt Hall and Caleb Dinsmore, professor Dannie Stanley and junior Jonathan Ruggiero (photo by Mindy Wildman).

The birth of cybersecurity

Taylor’s CSE department creates new majorBy Annabelle Blair | Echo It’s been created and has a list of classes established, but Taylor’s cybersecurity major doesn’t officially exist—at least, not yet. Current students will be allowed to enroll in the major when the catalogue comes out in August, and incoming students can declare […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
A Persian Gulf missile: “Khalij Fars missile on a transporter,” (photo provided by military.ir and iranmilitaryforum.net)

Behind the Headlines

Iran at a crossroadsBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor While most of the world was dealing with the U.S. presidential transition, officials in Iran were busy giving the 45th president his first foreign policy test. On January 29, the Iran tested a ballistic missile, according to Fox News. This in itself is […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Maintenance reported the three floods in English occurred because of a clogged water softener (photo by Cassidy Grom).

English laundry room floods three times

Sources say water softener is to blame By Cassidy Grom | Echo Yesterday, junior Hannah Johnson went downstairs around 3 p.m. to retrieve her clothes from the laundry room in English Hall. To her surprise, she was greeted by about an inch of standing water. A housekeeper, who wished not to be quoted […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
(photo by Natalie Nohr)

Communities come together in Take it to the Hoop

Taylor hosts Special Olympics basketball tournamentBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor The KSAC bustled with the energy of 350 athletes and their families, supported by approximately 150 Taylor student volunteers at Take it to the Hoop, an annual Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament ran for over 13 hours, with the help […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Marketing students lose professor

Marketing students lose professor

Students transition into alternative marketing coursesBy Ellen Hershberger | Contributor On Wednesday, Feb. 1, David Anderson, associate professor of marketing, did not show up for his first day of class. Despite being scheduled before the semester began, all of Anderson’s spring classes have since been removed from the course registration […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News