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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
(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