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Seniors Tanner Huber and Bailey Zehr share their stories with MAHE student Josh Meredith.

Taylor needs to listen

The “Taylor-norm” pushes some to the sideNicki Mortland | Contributor The words “intentional community” are words that every Taylor student hears at one point or another. It’s our ultimate goal, ideally the reason for our programming and the heart of our conversations. However, too often students feel like one or […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor personnel assistants impact students through engaging in real relationships.

PAs foster authenticity in the dorms at Taylor

How Taylor PAs affect this campusGrace Hooley | Echo Personnel Assistants (PAs) are pieces of Taylor’s community that impact wings and floors in different ways. Director of Residence Life Scott Barrett considers RAs and PAs the same thing, but he explained that back in the 1970s, someone wrote an influential […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Seniors Kristin and Nick van Gilse enjoy coffee in the local Bridge Café.

Local business needs Taylor

A local business owner speaks on the StarbucksNicholas Kerton-Johnson | Contributor In 2012, my family was invited to go and skin deer with a group of local men. It was apparent that my friend had taken a chance in inviting us when our host mentioned that he had never had […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Payne’s Restaurant’s food truck will be feeding the crowds at the Discover Downtown Marion event this Friday!

Discovering downtown Marion

Spend your night getting to know Marion, IndianaBy Lily Smith | Contributor Are you looking for a Friday night of fun? Discover Downtown Marion is your solution. On Friday, Oct. 12, grab some of your closest pals, hop in a car and head to downtown Marion. The Discover Downtown Marion […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The LTC prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Our View: Teetotaling Taylor

What the LTC says about alcoholBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, Opinions Editor Drew Shriner, Features Editor Grace Hooley, News Co-Editor Rayce Patterson and News Co-Editor Holly Gaskill. On May 11, 2018, The Echo printed […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor World Outreach has a mission statement that seeks to further the kingdom of God by the work of students.

TWO is new and all about belonging

Theme is an invitation to students and the worldBy Alyssa Roat | Echo This year, Taylor World Outreach (TWO) is all new, with a new staff, a new team and a new theme: belong.   “When we sit at the table as a body of Christ, our question is not […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Juniors Aiden Bailey, Dan Burson, and Drew LeFever bond over a sporting event.

Fandom impacts Taylor’s community

Sports can build relationships or prevent them from growingBy Drew Shriner | Echo It’s fall. Classes are getting in full swing, students are developing friendships and, coincidentally, professional football, basketball, soccer and hockey all begin their seasons. Within dorms, more and more time is devoted to watching gifted athletes compete. […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Morgan Turner (’16) plays the solo lead in “The Amish Project” (Photograph by Abigail Yasmeen Roberts)

Forgiveness flashes across the stage in ‘The Amish Project’

The story behind the latest theater productionBy Abigail Yasmeen Roberts | Echo Seven characters, one heart wrenching event, one stage, one woman.   In a telling exploration of the West Nickel Mines Schoolhouse Shooting, alumni Morgan Turner (’16), the solo female lead effortlessly embodies the innocence, pain and anger of an entire […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Plunging into the community

Plunging into the community

One of Welcome Weekend’s most beloved traditionsBy Lauren Rink | Echo Community Plunge is an annual Welcome Weekend event that encourages students and faculty from Taylor to help out in the Upland community. This event is designed to bring the Taylor community and the Upland community together for a common goal. […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Caleb Newcomer enjoys every moment he has in Upland

Life in the cornfields comes to the big screen

Upland documentary featured on PBSBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo What defines a town? Is it the buildings? Its people? The stories and traditions? “Now Entering…Upland” is a celebration of all of that and more. The PBS website states, “NOW ENTERING… is a video scrapbook of the people, places and history […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment