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Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Renowned author to speak in chapel Wednesday By Cassidy Grom | Echo  Taylor University will award Os Guinness, a Christian author and social critic, an honorary doctorate on Wednesday. During chapel, Guinness will address the Taylor community following a short ceremony. Guinness, who is a direct descendent from the Dublin brewer, […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Sophomore Ruhama Mergia joined the Village Tree Program, hosted in Haakonsen Hall, because she wanted to live with people who shared the same interests and passion (Photo by Ruth Flores-Orellana).

What’s happening to the Haak?

The Village Tree Experience comes to a closeBy Danielle Barnes | Contributor Haakonsen Hall will not be a residence hall for Village Tree Program participants next year due to students’ lack of interest in the program. Instead it will be considered for possible off-campus housing next fall. The Village Tree […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
According to Nelson Rediger, regional director of development, the carillon can play up to 1,000 different songs (photo by Halie Owens).

Chimes and times

Carillon features will be added this springBy Annabelle Blair | Echo The Rice Bell Tower will soon have the ability to project more than music due to a donation of electronic carillon by Dr. Paul Gentile (’52) of Fort Wayne. The carillon, a set of bells in the tower, are […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Why should we CARE?

Why should we CARE?

What the CARE conference is and why it is postponedBy Braden Ochs | Echo  As of this week, the CARE conference, an all-day annual seminar-style Taylor event sponsored by the Honors Guild and Village Tree, has been postponed from April to an undecided fall semester date. The CARE conference is […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Each Middle East prayer group meeting focuses on a different country. This week, the group gathered around the Keffieh and focused on Tunisia.

Around the Keffieh

A Middle East-focused prayer group launches on campusBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Every Wednesday from 9—10 p.m., a group of students meet in the Memorial Prayer Chapel to pray for a different nation in the Middle East. The group was formed this semester by sophomore Abigail Roberts who leads the […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
“Please feel free to approach us. We are listening and we would love to get to know you.” – juniors Chin Ai Oh and Noah Nemni. (Photograph by Mindy Wildman)

Oh and Nemni elected 2017–18 SBP and SBVP

Voss and Purcell defeated by 82 votesBy Annabelle Blair | Echo At 6:50 p.m. on Thursday, Nicole Arpin, current Student Body President (SBP), and Adam Wright, current Student Body Vice President (SBVP), broke the news: juniors Chin Ai Oh and Noah Nemni will serve as Taylor’s 2017–18 SBP and SBVP. […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will become varsity programs in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (Photograph provided by Fayth Glock)

Lacrosse teams added as varsity programs

Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams turning varsity in 2019 and 2020By Eric Andrews | Echo The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will turn into varsity programs in the coming years. The men’s team will make the jump to the varsity level during the […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
myTAYLOR gets a makeover

myTAYLOR gets a makeover

Extensive changes and a new website launching soonBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor Information Technology (IT) is launching a new myTAYLOR website on April 1, 2017, for students, faculty, employees and alumni. The new site includes changes to content organization, visual design and layout such as a dashboard, links between […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
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