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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
New diversity position created

New diversity position created

Taylor seeks new member of president’s cabinetRayce Patterson | The Echo Taylor University began the search for a candidate to fill a new administrative role earlier this year. The position is called the special assistant to the president for diversity initiatives. “We have seen the number of students of color […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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
Prayer is an essential part of both the chapel planning process and chapel services. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

The puzzle pieces of chapel

Behind chapel doorsBy Becca Eis | Echo Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning, the Taylor campus witnesses the droves of Taylor students congregating to the LaRita Boren Campus Center to the chiming of bells on their way to chapel. Even though chapel attendance is expected — not required — almost […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Friendships can provide us with safe places.

Unpacking shame

My college journeyBy Sharee Nurse | Contributor To tell you about my experience at Taylor, I have to describe what preceded my time here. I grew up with a lot of shame about the color of my skin. I often felt angry at God for putting me in a black […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Rey’s strength encourages girls to stand up for themselves.

A force to be reckoned with

Female leads in action movies matterBy Hannah Schaefer | Contributor I expected a lot of things from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” but I did not expect to cry. So I was surprised by the tears in my eyes when Rey used the Force to pull the lightsaber from the […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
It’s natural to befriend people who look like us, but diversity is essential to growth.

Stop talking to yourself

Diversifying your friend groupsBy Julia Camara | Contributor It’s the third week of school and life is finally settling into a routine. So now that we’re all comfortable, let’s glance up from our phones and take a look around. Whether you are a freshman, still wet behind the ears, or […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Cavanagh hopes to include everyone in chapel services. Photo: Jim Garringer.

Same service, different styles

New campus pastor Jon Cavanagh seeks to make chapel services more inclusiveBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Campus Pastor Jon Cavanagh plans to make this year’s and future chapel services more diverse and inclusive for students of racial minorities, ethnic backgrounds and various denominations. “If you like every chapel, if every […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News