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Taylor Police Chief Jeff Wallace encourages students to stay alert wherever they find themselves.

Beyond ‘Book Smart’

Taylor University Police Chief Jeff Wallace shares tips for safety on and off campusBy Katherine Yeager | Echo From the cornfields to the city, Taylor students travel beyond campus for conferences, practicums and pick-a-dates. A firm knowledge and practice of street smarts comes into play no matter where students may […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor faculty awards Guinness with an honorary doctorate. Following his chapel speech, Guinness fielded a variety of questions on topics ranging from his heritage to entrepreneurialism (photo by Elyse Horb).

Guinness answers community’s questions

A brief summary of the Q&A session on WednesdayBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Taylor University awarded Os Guinness, a Christian author and social critic, an honorary doctorate on Wednesday, March 29. After he spoke in chapel, Guinness participated in a Q&A in Cornwall Auditorium. Below, are some of the audience members’ […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The 2016 Legislature of the Government of Catalonia took office on January 14. Carles Puigdemont is president of the Generalitat, (first row, center), and Oriol Junqueras is vice president (on his left) (photo provided by Generalitat de Catalunya).

Behind the headlines: an in-depth analysis of international affairs

Secession in Spain By Wilson Alexander | Echo  Virtually every country on the planet can be divided into different regions based on geography, language or ethnicity, but in some countries the differences between these areas is more pronounced than in others. Spain is one such nation. Each of the Spanish “Autonomias,” […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students model what-to-wear and what-not-to-wear to A White Tie Event: (L) Junior Carolina Ortiz and senior Pablo Ortiz with their brother Jose Gabriel Ortiz and (R) senior Laura Koenig and her boyfriend Hayden Pottkotter (photos provided by Carolina Ortiz and Laura Koenig).

To dance or not to dance

DSEC hosts spring semi-formalBy Annabelle Blair | Echo Taylor’s third-ever spring semi-formal dance, A White Tie Affair, will be held in the LaRita Boren Campus Center Zurcher Commons on Saturday from 8:30–11 p.m. Organized by the Dance and Special Events Committee (DSEC), A White Tie Affair will incorporate formal attire […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Graphic by Derek Bender

Always learning

How Taylor stays accredited By Jeff Grogan | Echo Taylor degrees mean something to the professional world because Taylor University is accredited. Achieving and maintaining accreditation is a stressful process that cycles in eight-year waves. The wave is starting to crest. Next year, it will land on Upland’s shores. Taylor administration, […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Lilly Burton is excited about Olson Hall’s new washers and dryers (photo provided by Natalie Rupp).

Spring Cleaning

The story of the new washers and dryersBy Braden Ochs | Echo During spring break, new washers and dryers found homes in every dorm on campus. WASH laundry systems, Taylor’s contract laundry company, replaced the previous models with new ones. “They all match,” sophomore Caleb Harlan said. As they returned […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
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