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Building bridges

Bridge festival fosters community connectionBy Megan Herrema | Echo This weekend, the Matthews Lions Club will host its 46th Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival next to the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. According to Festival Chairman Roger Richards, over 10,000 people attend the festival each year. “It brings the […]

by · September 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
A life cut short

A life cut short

IWU senior dies in bicycle accidentBy Anna Oelerich | Echo  Indiana Wesleyan University is mourning the recent loss of one of its students. Senior Vincent Kurtz, 21, died Monday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne after a bicycle accident left him in critical condition. Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Kurtz […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
One of us is cuddly and loves food; the other one is a cat statue.

New year, new section

A letter from the editor By Anna Oelerich | Echo Dear Echo Reader, Welcome to campus, and welcome to the first Local & Indiana article of the year! If you’re a first-time Taylor student, you’re in good company—this portion of the newspaper is just as new as you are. Thus, […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Taylor students put the “O” in O-Group. Photo provided by Hope Jackson

O-Group Orientation

The process and people behind the scenes By Annabelle Blair | Echo Returning students arrived at Taylor a week before the first day of class to plan and pray for incoming students. For the next seven weeks, a total of seventy-two Orientation Group (O-Group) leaders and cabinet members will lead […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
United in Community

United in Community

End of the year festival celebrationBy Chrysa Keenon | Contributor   Before you break out those books and enter the panic mode of Dead Week, take some time this Saturday to enjoy a new way to experience Upland, for free. From 4 to 8 p.m., the Community Outreach (CO) division of […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Marriage isn’t for everyone

Marriage isn’t for everyone

And singleness isn’t a consolation prizeBy Payton Lechner | Contributor Over and over again, my friends have repeated the same awful phrases: “When you get married, you should do this at your wedding,” or, “When you get married, I better be in the ceremony.” I’m always quick to correct them—“If. […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor students go to the Marion Boys & Girls club every Tuesday to teach Bible lessons and play with children.

ReaLife rewards

Students learn and serve in inner-city MarionBy Wren Haynes | Echo It’s 4:45 on a Tuesday afternoon, and six silver Taylor vans are parked outside the Dining Commons. Fifteen minutes before dinner starts for the rest of campus, conversation buzzes and silverware clinks downstairs. Taylor students in matching shirts eat […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The heart of The Bridge

The heart of The Bridge

Cathy Kerton-Johnson’s vision turned realityBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo Cathy Kerton-Johnson always dreamed of having a place filled with pretty things. When she saw Upland’s need for a central community gathering spot, she imagined a cozy place that would connect the two sides of the town. The resulting space is […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Retreat stories

Res life testimonies of weekend fellowshipBy Sarah Davis | Echo   Wing retreat season may be ending, but the sweet memories from these floors are here to stay. Check out these stories and reflections from PAs around campus.   3rd Center Olson “This year we were graciously invited to Columbus, […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Commuting is fine in the summer, but winter can create driving difficulties.

Commuter-friendly campus

Scholarship program plans to assist commuters financially and sociallyBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Today, most first-year students will be lugging heavy fridges up stairs or unpacking overloaded boxes, but a few students will arrive on Taylor’s campus with nothing more than a backpack. Commuters experience campus life differently than residential […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News