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Persecuted Christians kept from AmericaBree Bailey | Contributor Young Anmar left for school one morning just as she had every other day. To her horror, when she arrived, the building where she had spent every weekday for her education was reduced to rubble. Her family quickly fled for their lives […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Students can participate in Taylor’s food drive by donating canned items, clothing, and other non-perishables.

Taylor hosts canned food drive

Dining Commons partners with Grant County Rescue MissionBy Ela Alvarado Luna | Contributor Taylor University will be hosting a food drive on Oct. 8–12 in benefit of the Grant County Rescue Mission located in Marion. The Grant County Rescue Mission has been around for more than 30 years, and their mission […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Political science, psycology, and economics students run a voter registration booth on national Voter Registration Day.

Students get ready and registered

Voting awareness comes to Taylor’s campusBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Midterm elections, the poll that will determine the course of the next two years in U.S. government, will be held across the country on Nov. 6. The midterm elections are essentially the non-presidential elections, usually held for members of the […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Assistant Director of Human Resources April Evans works to prevent email phishing.

Taylor fights against email phishing

Security awareness training for employeesAutumn Dominique | Echo Starting on Sept. 4, Taylor University is now requiring all faculty and staff to take an online training module on security awareness with the hopes of avoiding email phishing. Taylor did not create the module itself, but instead collaborated with Deltec Solutions […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Jon Kelley takes advantage of Joe on the Go’s new 10 percent discount for Taylor students.

Local businesses give discounts to Trojans

Joe on the Go and Greek’s offer up to 15 percentBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo Two local business, Joe on the Go and Greek’s Pizzeria, are offering Taylor students a discount on their orders. A 10 percent discount from Joe on the Go and a 15 percent discount from Greek’s Pizzeria […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
For the 22nd year in a row Taylor University has been ranked in the Top 3 best regional colleges in the midwest.

Taylor wins #1 Regional College

Taylor recognized for quality and excellenceBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo Taylor University has held on to its title of Best Regional College for 11 of the past 12 years. In addition, Taylor has been among the top three schools for 22 consecutive years. The ranking is based upon first-year student retention, […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Sarah Brennan writes “Taylor University Spring 2018” on Peace Wall in Belfast.

Professor from Northern Ireland visits campus

New course added to Irish Studies ProgramRayce Patterson | Echo Barbara McDade visited Taylor University on Thursday, Sept. 6 to talk to students about peacebuilding and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. McDade, senior lecturer of Educational Studies at Stranmillis University College in Belfast, is the professor for the Irish Studies Program’s […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Michael W. Smith returns to Taylor for Surrounded By A Million Lights World Tour.

Taylor lit by “A Million Lights”

Legacy artist joins family weekend festivitiesBy Ellie Tiemens | Echo Three-time Grammy and 45 time Dove Award winning artist Michael W. Smith will perform live at Rediger Chapel Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Family Weekend festivities. Smith has sold over 15 million albums and is labeled […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Andrew Freer catches a disk on Breuninger lawn.

Additions being made to nearby park

Disc golf course coming to UplandBy Abigail Yasmeen Roberts | Echo This coming semester the Upland Community Council will officially open a brand new, state of the art, competition level disc golf course in downtown Upland. Disc golf is a flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Joseph Ford hits the books in Zondervan Library.

Library has most successful summer program yet

Upland Library receives increased fundingBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo The Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Library in Upland requested a budget increase of 5 percent for the 2019 year in hopes of funding prized programming, library resources, and a larger building down the road. The Upland Public Library currently has a […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News