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Taylor students enjoy studying abroad in many different locations.
Photo provided by Rachel O'Connor

Making the most of a study abroad experience

Insights from the Intercultural Research TeamBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor According to the 2018 Open Doors survey, Taylor University is ranked fifth on the list of baccalaureate colleges leading the nation in study abroad programs. After spending even a short amount of time at Taylor, it is clear that intercultural […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Drew Shriner poses with his crocs for his column "Croc Thoughts"

Croc Thoughts

One student’s thought on faith impactBy Drew Shriner | Staff Writer Hello, friends, and welcome to Croc Thoughts. This is the first installment of a new bi-weekly column. In this space, I hope to offer a few thoughts about a question that I am being challenged by. More specifically, I […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor University’s Kinesiology Department is offering a new major called human physiology and preventative medicine. 
Photo by Kassie Joviak

‘Prevention is really our best medicine’

New Human Physiology and Preventative Medicine majorBy Lily Smith | Contributor The human physiology and preventive medicine major has recently made its debut at Taylor University. The marriage of knowledge of human physiology and practical preventative medicine can prepare students in a unique way to pursue various careers in healthcare. […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“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