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Burmese students are looking to create an organization under the Asian Society for Intercultural Awareness. Photo by Jazmin Tuscani.

Burmese students start organization

Group celebrates Burmese cultureEla Alvarado | Contributor Burmese students seek to educate Taylor about their culture with a new organization. Students from Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, find themselves a minority at Taylor. The Burmese community on campus wants to bring a piece of their culture to the student […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, Uncategorized, World/National
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would step down as prime minister if Parliament approves her deal. Photo provided by Google.

Great Britain leaves the EU

How Brexit affects Taylor communityRayce Patterson | The Echo Today is the day legally set for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. The UK’s decision to leave or remain in the EU, known commonly as Brexit, was voted for by referendum on June 23, 2016. Leave won […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Juan Guaido is currently interim president of Venezuela.

Two presidents fight to control a country

Overview of the situation in VenezuelaGrace Hooley | The Echo “What’s happening in Venezuela is real,” senior Julio Rodriguez said. “Most of my family is over there, and people are dying every single day in my country.” This past Saturday, Feb. 23, interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, security forces, […]

by · March 1, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
President Donald Trump called for a state of emergency on Friday, February 15. Photo by Google.

Trump calls national state of emergency

President wants to build the wallGabby Carlson | The Echo In a televised conference on Friday, President Donald Trump called a state of emergency on our southern border. Within the day, the president had lawsuits filed against him. In the last two months, Trump asked Congress for 5.7 billion dollars […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Saint for social justiceBree Bailey | Contributor “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Abuse in AustraliaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Children who are survivors of sexual abuse face lifelong emotional and physical consequences that can be detrimental to their well-being if not handled carefully. For many years, children in Australia did not receive the help they desperately needed due to a flawed system which […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Velasquez inspires farmersBree Bailey | Contributor Baldemar Velasquez grew up in a family of immigrant farmworkers in Southern Texas. At the young age of five, he spent his days in the fields alongside his parents working long days in the hot sun. Outside of their control, his family was transferred […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

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
The people voted

The people voted

Tuesday’s Indiana primary sets tone for November electionBy Joseph Johns | Echo This round of primary elections in Indiana has heralded many unexpected “outsider wins” for candidates such as Bernie Sanders, who won the presidential primary election by a margin of 5.4 percent, or 34,000 votes, according to the New York […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Campus carry controversy

Campus carry controversy

Universities take different stances on handgunsBy Kaitie Christenberry |Echo On Monday, Tennessee passed a law allowing faculty on college campuses to carry concealed handguns. SB 2376 only applies to full-time employees and protects higher education institutions against any monetary liability for handgun use. In order to concealed carry, employees must […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National