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Hello, Mr. President

Hello, Mr. President

Taylor students weigh in on Inauguration Day

by · January 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Morley has served for over 17 years in student development. (Photo by Elyse Horb)

Fond farewells

Dean of students accepts new positionBy Megan Herrema | Echo   After over 17 years of service in student development, Steve Morley will relinquish his role as dean of students to accept a new position at a higher education consulting firm in North Carolina. According to colleague Drew Moser, dean of […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Pato lives less than 100 yards away from Taylor University, a place he once called home, but is no longer able to attend. (photo by Hannah Bolds)

Pato’s dream

Ecuadorian student prays for miracleBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Patricio (Pato) Borja, 21, lives less than 100 yards from his dream. On school days, Pato pulls out of his driveway and sees Taylor University, the place he once called home—and keeps driving. Through a series of unlikely circumstances, Pato attended […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bracelets are visual reminders for Taylor community members to pray for students at Southside Elementary (photo by Halie Owens).

Seven miles

Taylor community reaches out to elementary students in Hartford CityBy Annabelle Blair | Echo “What we want is people’s hearts to recognize the need and be willing to be the hands and feet of Jesus for a community that’s seven miles away.” – Thaddeus VanOverberghe, freshman   Three Taylor students recently […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Fidel Castro upon arrival at MATS Terminal in Washington, D.C. in 1959. Photo by Library of Congress Prints

Castro’s Cuba

Analyzing the leadership and legacy of “El Comandante”By Wilson Alexander | Contributor Fidel Castro was a man of contradictions. He led an insurgency to liberate oppressed Cubans and upon winning, kept all the power to himself. He criticized the United States as an evil empire but leaned on the Soviet […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Taylor Bike Kitchen will now provide free short-term and paid long-term bike rentals. (Provided by Sean Maynor)

Update: Taxi! Taxi!

Bike Kitchen reopens in time for the holidaysBy Peyton Smith | Echo The Taylor Bike Kitchen is releasing Taylor Taxi’s directly to students. The two options available are a free, short-term rental or paid, semester-long rental. The Taylor Taxi program has moved to a checkout system, similar to a library loan, […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dressing with a purpose

Dressing with a purpose

Taylor students combat human trafficking during DressemberBy Cassidy Grom | Echo On a mid-November day in Upland it was 30 degrees Fahrenheit. That was enough for students to dust off winter jackets and start eyeing their wool socks. But freshman Madisyn Williams briskly walked to the cafeteria, her pale pink dress […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Expired annual operating certificates were posted next to four elevators on campus. (Graphic by Derek Bender)

Elevators’ inspection permits expired

University could face finesBy Cassidy Grom | Echo The Echo recently discovered that the annual operating certificates on four campus elevators were expired. No certificate was posted in the elevator in the Euler Atrium. An annual operating certificate proves that a elevator contractor has checked the elevator and ensured it is safe […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sharks in the water

Sharks in the water

Taylor hosts annual entrepreneurial competition By Jaci Gorrell | Contributor Six business ideas will be cast into the water and left to sink or swim this evening as a part of Taylor’s third annual Shark Tank. Competitors will have five short minutes to make a splash with a presentation promoting their […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Terry Himelick, farm manager at Victory Acres, has lived in the area his entire life.

The story of your lunch

People make your food; chickens eat the leftoversBy Becca Robb | Echo  This is the second in a series of four articles researching environmental sustainability on campus. Topics include electricity, water, food and material waste.   Before lunch As the bell tower tolls 11 a.m., students begin trickling down the stairs […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News