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Grace Roselyn Kerlin (Middle) with Marylou and Eugene Habecker at the Kerlin Award ceremony in 2016.

Remembering Rosie

Taylor celebrates the life of Grace Roselyn Kerlin, visionary and friendBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor This week, Taylor University remembers the life of former Chairwoman of Board of Trustees Grace Roselyn Kerlin (’55), or “Rosie,” who died Friday, April 21, after a battle with leukemia. Kerlin, the first female […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Fidel Castro upon arrival at MATS Terminal in Washington, D.C. in 1959. Photo by Library of Congress Prints

Castro’s Cuba

Analyzing the leadership and legacy of “El Comandante”By Wilson Alexander | Contributor Fidel Castro was a man of contradictions. He led an insurgency to liberate oppressed Cubans and upon winning, kept all the power to himself. He criticized the United States as an evil empire but leaned on the Soviet […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor Dining Commons employee found dead

Taylor Dining Commons employee found dead

University sources say death was unexpectedAt 4:05 p.m. today, Vice President for Student Development Skip Trudeau announced to the Taylor community that Cindy McWhirt was found dead. McWhirt was a member of Taylor’s dining staff. She often worked at the top of the DC, greeting students and scanning their ID […]

by · October 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
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
Airstrikes demolish hospital

Airstrikes demolish hospital

Russia denies responsibility for attackBy Kaitie Christenberry | Echo More than 60 people died in less than 24 hours in a wave of airstrikes Wednesday night across Aleppo, Syria. The attackers targeted a group of buildings, which included a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee for […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Community member Patricia Riddle said Bell was sweet-mannered, popular and always polite.

Local teen killed in hit-and-run

Marion community mournsBy Cassidy Grom and Becca Robb | Echo Last night at 8:30 p.m., Marion residents gathered in Matter Park to mourn the loss of 16-year-old Reamey Bell. Her cousin, stepmother, and other family members lit tall red candles and walked toward the gathering of friends and family. The […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Nancy Reagan dies at age 94

Nancy Reagan dies at age 94

Reagan legacy lives onBy Seth Brandle | Contributor The country this week mourned the loss of a beloved national icon, former first lady Nancy Davis Reagan. She passed away last Sunday at 94 after suffering congestive heart failure. Her husband, Ronald Reagan, was the 40th president of the United States […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Justice Scalia’s death leaves nation reeling

Justice Scalia’s death leaves nation reeling

With great death comes great responsibilityBy Kaitie Christenberry | Echo Saturday, Feb. 13, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at the age of 79 at Cibolo Creek Ranch in Texas during the Supreme Court’s recess, according to LA Times. When they return the Supreme Court is expected to vote […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
French Citizens gather to pay their respects to the victims of the Nov. 13th attack by ISIS.

The Age of Terror

As the Paris attacks unfurled, the world wondered how ISIS could pull them offBy Tom Gbean | Echo] The Western illusion of safety from large-scale terror attacks was once again shattered last Friday. In the most grisly attack in a developed nation by a terrorist organization since 9/11, more than […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Ebola’s ‘invisible bullets’ hit more than health

Ebola’s ‘invisible bullets’ hit more than health

A Hoosier couple living in Liberia reveals how Ebola is changing life in the country

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National