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(Photograph by Ruth Orellana) Seniors Esther Orellana, Laura Koenig and Beth Shrontz peruse the Gift Shoppe at the Walkway of Lights

Dazzling lights and dinosaurs

Students walk through the Marion Walkway of Lights   By Laura Koenig | Echo  I, along with a small group of friends, snuggled in our winter coats and slipped our warm hats over our ears. Shivering from the chilly air, we meandered to Matter Park in Marion, Indiana on a […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Serving the least of these

Serving the least of these

Taylor’s athletic teams volunteer with Secret Families ministry  By Brianna Kudisch | Echo A navy blue coat with a furry hood. That’s something many students may already own, but if not, they can easily go out to the store and buy one. However, not everyone has that luxury—which is the […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Roommate versus roommate

Roommates go head-to-head over Christmas musicBy Rebecca A. Schriner | Echo Christmas should be “The Most Wonderful Time” of year. You’re supposed to “Deck the Halls” as a family and venture out on a “Sleigh Ride” with your “Santa Baby.” And you’re more than welcome to do that—on Christmas. Some […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Awkward family Christmas was in full swing last Sunday night on Second East Olson.

Second East Olson Open House

You thought your family was awkward. . .By Gabby Carlson | Echo Your aunt greets you, asking why she hasn’t seen you all year. Your grandma asks you why you don’t have a girlfriend/boyfriend yet. Milk and cookies are waiting by the fireplace, and you can hear the neighborhood kids […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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
(Graphic by Becca Eis) “All I want for Christmas is . . . ” more Christmas music, actually!

A rockin’ Christmas

Deck the halls to the melodies of these festive Christmas albums By Kelsea Denney | Contributor Whether you were blasting Mariah Carey in October or are just now looking forward to the Christmas season since Thanksgiving has passed, these 2016 Christmas albums will help jump start your holiday spirit. “Merry Christmas” […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The closed house

The closed house

Finding zen after the open houseBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The aux cord is unplugged. The last crumbs of food are grabbed by passersby or by members of the wing. While strings of lights dangle, waiting to be relieved, the last few visitors filter out the doors. Open house are […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
How to choose a gift for your roommate

How to choose a gift for your roommate

Graphic By Jeanine Aupperle | Echo

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Deck the box office

Deck the box office

A guide to the holiday’s big releasesBy Austin Lindner | Echo With students out of school and vacations beginning, the holiday season is a crucial time at the box office. When your options for holiday viewing range from a Christmas monster to the history of the Miracle Mop, it can […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Eric Stark will conduct the "Festival of Carols."

Holiday harmonies

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir celebrates the annual “Festival of Carols” on Dec. 18By Laura Koenig | Echo Harmonious voices, joyous Christmas carols and laughter of family and friends—the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir hopes to bring Christmas joy to this year’s performances of “Festival of Carols.” As one of the nation’s largest and […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment