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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
“Don’t kick this bucket” list

“Don’t kick this bucket” list

What to do before leaving the cornfieldsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo A group of random students were asked what they want to do before they leave Taylor University. This was compiled into a “bucket list” for future generations to have for their personal use. Some had to consider the question for […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Let’s get to work

Let’s get to work

5 tips for getting a job at TaylorBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo 1.  Fill out the paperwork early. According to Nancy Johnson, administrative assistant to the vice president for business administration, the first thing students should do when looking for a job is to go to the Payroll Office in […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Dorm Sweet Dorm

Dorm Sweet Dorm

Getting to know your new homeBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo English Hall: Tori Guilford – junior “English is unique because of the suite-style rooms. The living area feels like a really welcoming place for people from your own wing, other wings and even other dorms to come and spend time. […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times