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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
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
The J-term group poses for a picture in Egypt.

Crash course in 3,000 years of history

Students experience first Taylor trip to EgyptBy Alyssa Roat | Echo “Not many people can say they got to go to Egypt with an Egyptologist,” junior Samantha Collins said. This J-term, Jan. 5–22, Kevin Johnson, chair of the history, global and political science department and assistant professor of history, traveled […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Rev. Dyson spends time with Juniors Thaddeus Vanoverberghe and Nathan Makintosh.

Our View: Diversity across campus

An assessment of Taylor’s diversity engagementBy Editorial Board | Echo The Rev. Greg Dyson began his new position as special assistant to the president for intercultural initiatives on Jan. 2. Dyson’s position, among other things, will have him reporting directly to the president and creating a strategic plan for diversity […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
What we view in our culture can have a big effect

When the jokes go too far

How our words affect the culture we live inSam Jones | Echo Not many other topics seem to be drawing as much attention as the discussion of rape culture. I would say ― and I believe this opinion to be quite popular ― that rape is one of the worst […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The margins have a voice too

The margins have a voice too

There is an unfulfilled potentialBy Griffin Gardner, Halie Owens & Tiless Turnquest | Contributors This is not an issue of the political left or political right. This is a matter of human dignity for minoritized students seeking to be heard. The question is do we truly value diversity? Is diversity […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Clad in tropical outfits and bright smiles, the Bohemians represented their country with an exciting performance.

Experiencing culture through performance

Mosaic Night entertains attendeesCaroline Shapley | Contributor Students, family and local community entered Rediger Chapel on Saturday evening. The attendees packed the seats, voices of anticipation and excitement filled the air. At 7 p.m. the lights dimmed and Mosaic Night began. Held every spring, Mosaic Night is an event of […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
What Excalibur says about our campus culture

What Excalibur says about our campus culture

Reflections on justice and underground mediaBy Charbel Salako | Contributor This past week an anonymous publication titled “Excalibur” was presented to the Taylor University public and has thus brought forth much debate and controversy. In Excalibur, there are arguable positives which an individual Christian can agree upon regarding the overall […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
IWU’s Passport to Culture sparks conversation

IWU’s Passport to Culture sparks conversation

What does diversity really mean? More than you thinkBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Nov. 16, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) hosted Passport to Culture from 6 to 9 p.m. The event was hosted by IWU’s Cultural Ambassadors, a group comprised of eight students, similar to Office of Intercultural Programs (OIP) or […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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The perfect candidates

Sinful cultures produce sinful candidatesBy Benjamin Thayer | Contributor I cannot help but smile when I think of what wonderful options we have in this year’s presidential race. In just a few weeks’ time I will have to choose, and it will be difficult. I would go so far as to […]

by · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials