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Donald Trump surveys his new wall

Our View: President Trump’s new wall

Controversy concerning the U.S. Mexico borderBy The Echo Editorial Board Editors note: paired with this article is a column of facts that are useful in understanding the issue at hand.  For several years now, the argument concerning the border of the US and Mexico has been a dominating presence in […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Do Trojans culturally appropriate?

Do Trojans culturally appropriate?

Airband policy and its greater effectsJed Barber| Echo Airband season has arrived on campus in full swing. It promises nice, clean fun for everyone involved. However, the airband I signed on with hit a snag early on in our process. Our theme called for a group of dancers to be […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Junior Emily Wallace displays her reusable Starbucks cup.

Potential Starbucks sparks controversy

A new coffee house will soon be openEllie Tiemens | The Echo Taylor students watched in anticipation as the empty lot at the edge of campus took on the shape of a building. Now, rumors are confirmed that the building will house a new Tree of Life bookstore and possibly, […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Opinions Editor Drew Shriner

Meet the Opinions Editor

Drew Shriner shares his viewBy Drew Shriner | Echo 2017–2018 was an exciting year for the Opinions section. Major campus conversations took place between the lines of staff and student submissions. Topics such as racial reconciliation, Chapel and Excalibur, an anonymous publication that was hotly contested, were debated as members of […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Bree’s beat

Controversy in CataloniaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor On Oct. 1, the Catalan government held an illegal poll to determine whether or not they would declare independence from Spain. For centuries, Catalonia has been a legal territory of Spain. In recent years, Catalans have felt the Spanish government has been restricting […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News


Racial tension and how to combat the numbnessAdam Wright | Student Body Vice President Last week, a man died in the streets. I read about it while surfing the internet. It happened to catch my attention between watching YouTube videos and studying for class. I ignored it. Not because I […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
We tend to shout too loudly to realize we have the same goal at heart.

Open hearts and open minds

A response to the LGBT+ discussionBy Sarah Calkins | Contributor   After reading Dr. Meadors’ article a couple weeks ago, my first reaction was anger. I could not understand how some of his topics, like human rights, could be used against the LGBT+ community I love. Within hours of reading […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials