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Echo staffers attended to Hoosier  State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon last Saturday. (Photograph provided by Photograph provided by Katherine Yeager)

The Echo wins two HSPA awards

By Chrysa Keenon | Echo Last weekend, the staff members of The Echo represented Taylor at the Hoosier State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon. Co-Editor in Chief Eric Andrews won second place in the Sports Writing category, and contributor and senior Becca Robb won third place in the Editorial/Opinion […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
“What a riot when somebody contacts you and says, ‘I found your wallet from 20 years ago. It was just here in the ground,’” Aron Griffis (’99) said. (Photograph provided by Aron Griffis)

Missing wallet returned 20 years later

Students reunite Taylor alumnus with lost walletBy Becca Robb | Contributor  On a chilly Sunday afternoon in May, two students turned up a piece of history in a pile of dirt. Junior Andy Willson and senior Michael Mundwiler were biking around Taylor’s softball field when they noticed an object lodged […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Reduce, reuse, throw away?

Reduce, reuse, throw away?

Every meal at the Campus Center wastes loads of plastic and paperBy Becca Robb | Contributor In a remote island in Southeast Asia, red flowers sprouted out of the soil and vibrant green trees framed the sky. But I sat on a dock surrounded by trash. Layers of diapers, disposable […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The lights go on

The lights go on

Taylor’s administration pursues sustainable electricity practices, though the rest of campus has room to grow By Becca Robb | Echo  This is the first in a series of four articles researching environmental sustainability on campus. Topics include electricity, water, food and material waste.  

by · May 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Real time

Real time

Josh Garrels and John Mark McMillan concertBy Grace Hooley | Echo Have you ever felt time stand still? The clock slows as a feeling of significance courses through your veins. You and the people around you experience it: a little bit of magic in real time. Taylor students have the […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Seniors Savanna Sweeting and Yuna Seo. “The reason we believe stereotypes is because we don’t know much about (the people),” MECA Co-Leader Seo said (photo by Becca Robb).

It’s pronounced “Mecca”

MECA cabinet to inform campus about the Middle EastBy Becca Robb | Echo Students met Monday to revive the Middle Eastern Collegiate Association (MECA), a cabinet striving to engage with Middle Eastern culture, politics and religion. MECA hopes to host local Muslims at panel discussions and give students a chance to pose […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Last year’s sale raised $2,600, which is almost enough to sponsor two kids to attend Lift.

Back to the Haak

Sale behind the Haak to benefit Lift By Becca Robb | Echo  Bring them your mugs, your lamps, your dusty paintings yearning to breathe free. Next Saturday, the Haak is hosting a sale to benefit Lift, a local organization that works to enrich the lives of students at Eastbrook South. […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
The traditional tuition and online tuition increases are comparable. (Designed by Isabelle Kroeker)

Online courses increase tuition

Courses go from $350 to $400By Becca Robb | Echo Taylor University Online is increasing its tuition for online courses from $350 to $400 per hour. Both types of online courses—summer and guest courses—are increasing tuition, effective June 1. Guest courses are self-guided courses that anyone, including high schoolers, may […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Memorial Prayer Chapel was built to commemorate the lives of those lost in the tragedy.

Comfort in community

Taylor supports and is supported by surrounding schoolsBy Becca Robb | Echo In times of deep difficulty, Taylor and like-minded schools come together as a family. From providing buses and offering catering services, schools like Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) and Anderson University offered comfort to Taylor amid the tragedy. In […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Counseling Center Wait-list - Christine East


The wait-list grows as more students seek counseling By Becca Robb | Echo    For students emerging from spring break, the pressure of finals and graduation may seem like too much to bear. Some will turn to the Counseling Center for help. But if they do, they may be greeted […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News