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Students are armed with Chick-Fil-A and laptops for their studying sessions. (Photograph by Halie Owens)

No, there will not be a study guide for this

Professors give students tips when preparing for examsBy Hope Bolinger | Echo  Make a Google docs study guide and collaborate. Carve out two hours at Starbucks to flip through flashcards. Scan through Quizlet and pray some gracious predecessor provided a study set for your specific class. These make up a […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Stacking furniture saves students space . . . and sanity (photo by: Rayce Patterson).

Four dos and don’ts of the dorm room

Quick tips to be a campus championDo: Get to know your neighbors Relationships are the lifeblood of campus life, and the people you will most likely build the closest relationships with are your neighbors. It’s important to get to know your floor or wing early so you can all live […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times

To Taylor and beyond

Graduates reflect on the ups and downs after TaylorBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Graduation is upon us. In less than a month, hundreds of students will walk across the stage to receive the recognition that encompasses all they have accomplished in the last four years. Out of the black-robed crowd, […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Heather Davis Nelson helps readers remove the mask of shame to reveal who they are in Christ: redeemed and loved. (Graphic by Becca Eis)


Student reviews “Unashamed: Healing our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame”By Megan Burkhart | Contributor Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame by Heather Davis Nelson  Crossway Publishers, Paperback, 192 pages Shame. We can’t vacuum it up. We can’t diet it away. We can’t even hide it behind our […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Photo credit Naomi Page. Campus handyman Dave Carner offers his wisdom to students.

From me to you

What a campus handyman wants students to knowBy Dave Carner | Contributor I was recently asked “What do Taylor staff wish the students knew?” I had no hesitation in my first thought: it is a joy and honor to do my part on your behalf because of the young men […]

by · October 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Photo by Shannon Smagala ('16)
Senior Alexis Colón practiced her role as Puck in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” shown last spring.

Words from the wise

Seniors give audition adviceBy Grace Hooley | Echo The Echo sat down with three seniors from different performance communities to reflect on their audition experiences and to offer advice to musicians and actors who may audition in the future. Here are a few words of wisdom from the students: Senior […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
How to College

How to College

A freshman guide to stepping out of your comfort zoneBy Braden Ochs | Echo Let’s face it: the first few months of freshman year can be exhausting. Moving your stuff into your cramped dorm room and meeting the people you have to live with all year is rough. Every day is […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Grandma Gracie

Grandma Gracie

You’re never fully dressed without a smile By Gracie Fairfax | Echo Stellar communication is key in the grand scheme of life. I can still remember the time I talked my way into being hired as a CEO. Those were the days. Being the Chief Eating Officer isn’t easy. Kids eat […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Surviving the stampede

Surviving the stampede

Things to do in the chapel lineBy Lindsay Robinson | Echo The construction of the new building is limiting chapel-goers’ exit options these days. With the majority of chapel attendees funneling through one door, things can get pretty crazy in the mornings. If the after-chapel traffic is dampening your uplifted […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Grandma Gracie

Grandma Gracie

How to overcome syllabus shock and prepare for the new semesterBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo     J-term is over, and it’s time to usher in a new semester. As the papers pile up and responsibilities resume, Grandma’s home cooking feels very far away. I’ve just returned from a tropical vacation, […]

by · February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Life & Times