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Seeking sources in Indiana’s food desert

A look at Taylor’s food budgetAbigail Roberts | The Echo Taylor sits in the middle of a food desert. A food desert is an area with low local access to fresh produce and foods. Unbeknownst to many local residents, Aggressively Organic estimates that every county in Indiana struggles with food […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
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English department exceeds expectations

Praise for English reviewAbigail Roberts | The Echo Taylor’s English department provides a space for every Taylor student to excel, as they continue to reach above and beyond expectations. On Oct. 18, 2018, Nancy Dayton, department chair and a professor of English, presented the English department’s eight-year review to Taylor’s […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
The last edition of the SEGway was published on Nov. 20, 2018

SEGway raises money for restart

Slater tries to bring back newspaperBy Abigail Roberts LaRea Slater, an Upland community member is working to raise the necessary $20,000 to restart the SEGway, Upland’s community paper, by March 1. Due to lack of funds, the SEGway recently ceased publication this past December, but Slater plans to bring it back. […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Steve Mantel, sophomore Madeline Logan and junior Andrew Baker clash over the restaurant’s “romantic atmosphere.”

Campus can’t help falling in love with “She Loves Me”

Taylor opens spring semester with musicalAbigail Roberts | Echo Last weekend, Feb. 1-3, Taylor Theater presented a stunning adaption of the 1963 romantic comedy “She Loves Me.” It is a romantic pen-pal relationship: boy writes girl, girl writes boy, and among the dozens of exchanged letters, they fall in love. […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Dean of Students Jesse Brown is also the Title IX director.

Continued learning on Title IX

Improving the process and increasing awarenessAbigail Roberts | The Echo This coming Monday, Dec. 3 Taylor is holding its first informational session for students on Title IX. In light of a growing social movement around campus sexual assault, gender identity and discrimination, universities are focusing and spending more time on […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor students study abroad around the world, including in Ecuador.

Taylor stands out in study abroad ranking

Open Doors ranks Taylor in top fiveAbigail Roberts | The Echo This week, Open Doors released their 2016—2017 report with Taylor ranking among top five across all three of their categories: total number of students studying abroad, percent of students studying abroad and overall sum of students involved in short […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Ethics Bowl team prepares for national competition.

Taylor Ethics Bowl team qualifies ninth year in a row for nationals

Five freshman and six veterans win regionalsAbigail Roberts | The Echo Each year, Taylor sends two to three teams of five to Ethics Bowl’s regional competition. Out of 28 teams, this year, Taylor placed third and sixth. All top five teams move on to nationals, held in Baltimore, Maryland next […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Freshman Elizabeth Hammond has assisted the history department in preparing for Taylor's upcoming weekend of remembrance.

Remembering World War One

Taylor celebrates 100 years of armisticeBy Abigail Roberts | Echo Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 will mark 100 years since the end of WWI. Partnering together, five Taylor academic departments present a memorial weekend, Nov. 8–11 dedicated to the remembering of WWI. “We are a liberal arts school and this is the […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Meek Lee shows the general admission ticket that will be given to all students to accommodate the large interest in the chapel.

Tebow to speak in chapel

Christian writer shares wisdomBy Abigail Roberts | Echo Athlete Tim Tebow will be visiting Taylor University on Nov. 2 in conjunction with Muncie’s Fields of Faith event. “I don’t think we’ve had someone in chapel of Tim’s notoriety in the 11 years I’ve been here,” Executive Director of Development Mike […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Office of Intercultural Programs handles international and ESL students.

International student recruitment shifts

ESL responds to recruitment changesBy Abigail Roberts | Echo This year, Taylor welcomed 26 international students from 18 nations, two Korean exchange students and zero new English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Developed in 2009, Taylor’s 4-year ESL program has had an average of eight students a year primarily […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News