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Airbands offer sneak peek

Airbands offer sneak peek

Hints about some of this year’s bandsBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo It has been under wraps for months. Nothing is more jealously guarded than an Airband’s theme. Luckily, three Airbands decided to indulge Taylor with a sneak peek: Gerig: Length: five minutes Practice Frequency: Twice a week starting the second week […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R) Senior Jonah Bourassa, freshman Jack McNeil and sophomore Jed Barber do push ups together. (Photograph by Ross Kimbrell)

Cardiac Rehab in the KSAC

Sustained maintenance cardiac rehab programBy Kelly Abraham | Echo The Blackford County YMCA announced its impending closure this past summer after more than 11 years of service. Erik Hayes, associate professor of kinesiology, was at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana, when he caught wind of the cessation scheduled for […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Watching TV is a good bonding time with the boys. (Photograph by Ross Kimbrell)

Upland makes it on TV

PBS explores Upland in new documentaryBy Clark Murray | Echo A gathering will be held at the Community Building in Upland. The occasion? A chance for “Uplanders” to share the story of their small town. The television program, “Now Entering . . . Upland” will be aired as a documentary […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Girls in STEM

Uniting women in STEM by providing mentorshipBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo It all started with TWEET. And no, not the 280-character kind. TWEET stands for Taylor Women Engaging in Engineering and Technology, and those women of Taylor’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) created a program to get young girls […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R) Seniors Sarah Davis and Mary Anleitner are relieved by sharing their reflections on the English Relief Journal. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Bringing Relief journal to campus

Taylor professor and students contributeBy Caroline Shapley | Contributor A national literary journal, Relief, is housed within the Taylor English department. Daniel Bowman Jr., associate professor of English, is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Relief. Bowman became involved with Relief when the journal was still being published in Chicago. His […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Senior Tyler Kempton reacts to Excalibur in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Excalibur dialogue continues

Two faculty, two staff ID’d as board membersBy Chrysa Keenon & Eric Andrews | Echo A response from the Excalibur Board was published on March 5 on Excalibur’s newly created website. It named four board members as men’s soccer head coach Gary Ross, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Richard Smith, […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R) Professors Richard Smith, Nicholas Kerton-Johnson and Jim Spiegel met with students Wednesday to discuss Excalibur in the Hodson Dining Commons atrium. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Excalibur board leads Q&A session

Excalibur answers student questionsBy Elizabeth Carrier & Kassidy Hall | Echo A portion of the Excalibur Board recently gathered for an over-90-minute public Q&A concerning their two recent publications — one full brochure in print and one online article, “With Love to Our Critics” — and the speculations surrounding them. The […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Oh Hellos will play a concert at Taylor on Sunday, March 4 in Rediger Auditorium. (Photograph provided by Teagan Studebaker)

Oh Hello there

The Oh Hellos folk rock band comes to campusBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo Folk rock musicians The Oh Hellos will perform in concert in Rediger Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. The concert was organized by Mainstage, a Taylor student organization that plans dances and concerts on […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Israel and Palestine are a cultural hub for many religions. (Photograph provided by Abigail Roberts)

Introducing the 700-year-old Christians of the Holy Land

The personal account of a Palestinian ChristianBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor Palestinian Arab Christians trace their history back to the day of Pentecost. It may seem odd to see the words Arab and Christian side by side. Yet, today, over 160,000 Christians remain in Palestine/Israel, many of whom live in […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dennis Hensley, professor of professional writing, was chosen by the Evangelical Press Association to judge the 2018 EPA contest. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

‘Well qualified to judge’

Dennis Hensley to judge for 2018 EPA contestBy Braden Ochs | Echo Dennis Hensley, professor of professional writing, has been chosen to serve as a 2018 judge for the annual Evangelical Press Association contest. Hensley will judge two categories this year: humor writing and student writing. The Evangelical Press Association […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News