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Ken and Joanne Taylor celebrate the Christmas season with tradition and joy.

A Taylor Family Christmas Decorating Tradition

Ken and Joanne Taylor decorate for traditionGabby Carlson | Echo Before December rolls around the corner, Joanne Taylor starts bringing the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Each box brims with decor and is labeled for the room with which the contents will reside in for the next five weeks. […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The debate of what seasonal greeting to use affects much of our lives

Our View: Christmas confusion

What greeting to use and when to use itEditorial Board | Echo As the holiday season kicks into gear, cheerful seasons’ greetings can be heard in houses, stores and classrooms all over. Many Christians, going about their daily tasks, don’t think twice about wishing a “Merry Christmas” to friends and […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Freshman Gabriele Sundelius, Sophomore RaeAnne Hankla and sophomore Caroline Massey exchange their gifts for each other.

Holiday Gift Guide

Because you need to know what to buy for those you loveBy Lauren Rink & Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo It’s that time of year again. The time when broke college students attempt to buy inexpensive, yet meaningful gifts for their friends. Today, we present you with some ideas that might […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Alyssa tries to help us make it through finals so we can get to Christmas.

Christmas Break Survival Guide

Don’t be lonely this ChristmasBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Christmas break approaches, the merriest time of year!     But there’s one thing you’ll be missing: your friends.     So what do you do during Christmas break when you’re longing for your best buds? When the loneliness creeps in? When you can hardly […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Let your Christmas joy ring true with this concert.

Ringing in the Christmas season

Ringers perform their winter concertBy Katie Pfotzer | Contributor At the mention of handbells, a few things may come to mind. Maybe a concert with an athletic display of bell-ringing prowess. Maybe that one episode of “New Girl” where Winston becomes a handbell savant. Or maybe all you can think of […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The Chorale celebrates Christmas around the world.
(Photograph provided by JoAnn Rediger)

Cultural music proclaims “Noel” this Christmas

It is time for Chorale’s Sing NoelBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Christmas has exploded onto campus. As the residence halls are oozing with pine trees, glittering lights and mistletoe, the music department is also kicking off the holiday season with Sing Noel. This year, Sing Noel’s theme is “Christmas Around […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
There are many ways to give back this holiday season, as demonstrated by sophomore Caroline Massey.

Three ways students can give back for the holidays

‘Tis the season to be generousBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editor Thanksgiving break, big meals, Christmas celebrations, time off of school and so much more encompass these next few weeks of the semester. While it is noticeably easy to get swept up in the holiday festivities and the […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Anything but silent

Anything but silent

Trojans move to 21–0 on Silent Night; defeat Great Lakes Christian 97–84By Justin Chapman | Echo Odle Arena is filled, the music is blaring, the students are chanting, Taylor’s men’s basketball team is throwing down dunks left and right during warmups. Silent Night is about to begin, and the 10th […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Men's Basketball, News, Photo Gallery, Sports
The Calling and Career Office takes second place. (Left to right) senior Isaac Beaverson, Kim McGary, senior Pablo Ortiz, junior Ellie Perkins, senior Graham Ortmann

The Great Christmas Tree Contest

Meet this week’s winnersCongratulations to freshman Emily Klingstein for first place!   In second place, The Calling and Career Office!     Hats off to junior Michael Davisson for third place.   Honorable Mention to sophomore Ethan Rice and the rest of Penthouse.

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Photo caption: The moment one walks into Second Fiddle customers are enveloped by creativity and caught up in the Christmas spirit. Photograph by Abigail Roberts

Creative notes of Christmas

Local shop provides handmade and refurbished holiday giftsBy Abigail Roberts Warm Christmas lights, vintage tables set up in a bright garage and cheery holiday Christmas music playing in the background all provide the backdrop for Upland’s pop-up holiday shop, Second Fiddle. Started in 2011 as an Etsy business, Second Fiddle […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment