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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
Junior Meghan Freer passed away on Wednesday, May 9. (Photograph provided by Facebook)

Taylor mourns the loss of a beloved student

Junior Meghan Freer passes awayBy Eric Andrews | Echo Junior Meghan Freer passed away in the overnight hours on Wednesday, May 9. A visitation will take place Friday, May 11 from 3–7 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel in Marion, Indiana, and a celebration of life service will be […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When fist bumps, food and community come togetherCarly Wheeler | Contributor Senior Adam Fraz is known for saying hello to everyone he sees and greeting friends with a fist bump. He especially loves saying hi to his friends during meals in the Hodson Dining Commons or the LaRita Boren Campus […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The equestrian team poses with the awards they won at a competition. Their awards are proof of all the hard work they put into training.

Taylor’s equestrian team bonds and competes

Don’t say ‘neigh’ to this club teamCaroline Shapely | Echo Imagine practicing riding the same horse for hours and days at a time, learning the habits and skills of the horse for competition day. yet when it’s time for competition, none of your training matters because you are assigned to […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times