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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
Alyssa tries to help us make it through finals so we can get to Christmas.

Taylor University survival guide: How to survive finals

Ending the year with Christmas cheerBy Alyssa Roat | Contributor  Christmas lights glimmer. Open houses abound. The smell of hot cocoa and peppermint wafts through the air as Christmas carols drift from the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. It’s that time of year again. FINALS. For many, “Jingle Bells” and gingerbread might […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Shout to the Lord, all the earth

Shout to the Lord, all the earth

A look at Christmas music and art from around the world  By Rylie Harrison & Abigail Roberts | Echo It is widely considered the most festive time of year. Christmas is when twinkling lights, tinsel, images of Santa and other flashy decorations cover walls and ceilings. It is the time of […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Most of the main events happened in the lobby. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Wrestling Sumo Santa at Gerig

Gerig Hall puts on annual end-of-year open house with a twistBy Rayce Patterson | Echo As the semester winds down and finals draw closer and closer, there are few opportunities for students to escape from their studies and take a breath. One opportunity that does exist is the Gerig Christmas […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomores Leah Metzger and Josie Luptak, junior Crysta Haynes, and senior Kaylise Taylor stand in front of the Upland Christmas tree that will be lit this Sunday in Depot Park.
(Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

25 years of Christmas

Upland’s annual Christmas tree lighting happens this weekendBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo On Dec. 3, Upland will host the 25th annual Christmas tree lighting. The lighting will take place in Depot Park, followed by a downtown open house which includes children’s crafts, snacks, music and an artisan fair. According to […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
White Christmas comes early this year

White Christmas comes early this year

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s winter season showBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Nov. 4, the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre (FWCT) opened its running of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.” This is an exciting season for the theater. Not only is this the 90th anniversary season, but patrons are encouraged to bring nonperishable […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Some workers might not get much of a break this Thanksgiving. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Shop (up)lifting

How to make a retail worker’s day in NovemberBy Hannah Stumpf and Hope Bolinger | Echo For some, this upcoming holiday season is not so jolly. November and December holidays may bring to mind fantasies of creamy mashed potatoes warming one’s stomach or an imagined cart filled with doorbusters such […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times