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“I love sharing stories because it gives me the chance to relive an experience as well as give the other person a window into my life.”
––Allison White

Humans of TU

When outsiders are pulled into the familyBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor “I was outside crying just because it was really hard and I kept messing up and I couldn’t communicate with people,” junior Allison White said. “And my host dad came out and was trying to comfort me. He told […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Abigail Pyle demonstrates the classic confusion of not knowing how to navigate around the many campus landmarks.

Welcome Weekend tips and tricks for freshmen

We help calm the crazyBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo   Freshmen, we get it. We’ve all been where you are: excited, nervous and very overwhelmed. With meeting so many new people, trying to organize your room, figuring out how to live with a roommate you hardly know and braving the endless […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The outside of Cammack Station looks like it would have in the ‘30s.

Foodie Fix

Stop by Cammack StationBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Missing the good old days filled with milkshakes, jukeboxes and homemade burgers that are so greasy they make your stomach hurt? Even though we might not have actually lived through any of those days, Cammack Station gives off the atmosphere of stepping back through […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Many seniors’ first Welcome Weekend memory is patterned with flannel, hay bales and Stetsons thanks to the annual Hoedown, last held in 2014 (photo provided by Ellen Hershberger).

The last four years

Highlights from seniors’ Taylor careersBy Jeff Grogan | Echo Memorable events around campus  Breuninger Hall opened (2013) Breuninger Hall is the newest dorm on campus and houses 150 males and females, according to Taylor’s website. Junior Mark Allsman said he appreciates the mix of students within it’s three floors: “We don’t […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features, News
Conversations can last a lifetime with Brecken’s snail mail techniques.

Brecken’s Breakdown

Letters through the yearsBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Two weeks everyone, two weeks. That’s all that’s left of the school year—three if you count finals week. But that’s it . . . two. How did we get here? I never really believed my mom when she said that time just […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The best defense

The best defense

Taylor takes measures to fight campus safety statistics By Anna Oelerich | Echo  It’s a typical scene at Taylor: a student goes to an open house on the other side of campus. Once it’s over, she walks back to her dorm. The campus is dark, and she is alone, but […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Wing Wishes

Wing Wishes

Birthday celebrations in the dormsBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo Gone are the days of celebrating your birthday at school with cupcakes and Capri Sun. Now, your birthday is just another day on campus unless your friends help you celebrate! Wings and floors across campus have special traditions to celebrate their […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Healthy competition

Healthy competition

The reasons we love intramuralsBy Braden Ochs | Echo Taylor University is all about intentional community. But, believe it or not, we get a little competitive sometimes.  Intramurals are sports that students can play for fun with their floor or a group of friends. They are a great way to […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Yummies for your tummies at the front desk today!

Front desk food feud

The best deals in on-campus snacksBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo Front Desks are for much more than mail—Each desk is like a mini grocery store. While all of the desks have the fundamental chips, candy bars and Ramen, each has unique offerings as well. Prices also vary from dorm to dorm. […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“Columns by Chrysa are right around the corner”

Chrysa’s corner

Hacking the fridgeBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Chrysa Keenon is the woman around the corner writing bi-weekly for Life & Times. Twice a month, she will be writing tips, tricks and hacks on how to thrive as a college student in an expensive and fast-paced world. It’s the one thing college […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times