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“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
Habits for Success

Habits for Success

Five takeaways from International Student OrientationBy Luke A. Widman | Echo We pulled into a campus of warm brick buildings and large swaths of grass, all bathed in the Indiana sunshine. Despite the pleasant day, my stomach churned. This was college. After 19 years of living in West Africa, I […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Freshman 10

The Freshman 10

What to know before your freshman year at TaylorBy Gabby Carlson | Echo     Every other freshman on your wing or floor is just as nervous as you are. Don’t be afraid to talk about it. Chances are, they are having just as hard of a time.     Getting involved with others […]

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

The Delight Life

A new women’s ministry begins on campusBrianna Kudisch | Echo Vulnerability. This is the central focus of Delight, a women’s ministry with a brand-new chapter on Taylor’s campus. Launched this semester by sophomore Olivia Williams, Delight seeks to inspire a new sense of community within college campuses across the country. The […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Taylor grieves with Manchester University after fatal I-69 crash

Taylor grieves with Manchester University after fatal I-69 crash

Crash claims lives of three Manchester University studentsBy Natalie Nohr | Echo Early Sunday morning, seven students finished a visit with friends from Taylor and Ball State, then headed back home to Manchester University. Three of those students never made it to Manchester’s campus. According to Director of Media Relations […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Taylor University Announces Lowell Haines as President-Elect

Taylor University Announces Lowell Haines as President-Elect

On Thursday, Taylor announced P. Lowell Haines as the president-elect of the university following the retirement of standing president, Eugene Habecker, in June 2016. The following is a press release from Taylor:   Upland, Ind. – The Taylor University Board of Trustees announced today it has selected alumnus and longtime Indianapolis […]

by · January 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Pathetic perseverance

Pathetic perseverance

College students lack resilienceBy Julia Oller | Echo College students are wimps. We have the backbone of jellyfish and the stamina of a toddler running a marathon. And as the end of the semester nears, bringing with it a need to endure, the dregs of our pitiful tenacity sink to the […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Readeemed

Readeemed

Seven books to make your downtime launch timeBy Nichole Parks | Contributor I get it, the toll of textbooks. I really do. You’re speaking with a card-carrying member of the Netflix library. I mean, since Law & Order: SVU dedicates many an episode to social commentary, there’s really no need […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment