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P. Lowell Haines encourages communication when it comes to difference of opinion regarding commencement.

Commencement stirs controversy

Pence sparks debateGabby Carlson | Co Editor in Chief The anticipated arrival of Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on campus presents mixed feelings among students, faculty and alumni. In the faculty meeting Thursday morning, P. Lowell Haines, Taylor University president, announced Pence as the 2019 commencement speaker. […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
P. Lowell Haines announced Mike Pence as the 2019 commencement speaker Thursday morning.

Pence makes Taylor history

V.P. to speak at graduationGabby Carlson | Co-Editor in Chief For the first time in Taylor’s 173 year history, a member of the executive branch of the United States will be speaking at commencement. On May 18 at 10 a.m. Mike Pence, vice president of the United States, will be […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Freshman Ian McClain sports one of the Lacrosse team’s new jerseys.

Taylor partners with Nike

Contracted teams wear Nike uniformsBy Justin Chapman It’s official: Taylor Athletics is all Nike. Any part of a Trojan uniform from football to tennis will be represented by the Nike brand. The contract between Taylor and Nike affects one of Taylor’s newest programs: lacrosse. While Taylor still buys equipment through […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
President Donald Trump has ushered in a new era of political communication through social media.

Miller studies political media

Technology affects rhetoricBy Sam Jones| Staff Writer Donald Trump and Twitter ― a duo that has dominated the political scene for the past three years, and that dominance has not diminished in the slightest. As culture shifts and adapts to new ideas and theories, society also changes. With the introduction […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Seniors Grace Hooley and Drew Shriner, junior 
Alyssa Roat and seniors Chrysa Keenon and Gabby Carlson received awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association.

Echo staff receive awards

Writers recognized by press associationBy Gabby Carlson Our weekly newspaper is being recognized outside of the Taylor bubble. The Echo staff won six awards at the Indiana College Press Association (ICPA) convention on Saturday, March 30, 2019. “All of The Echo student journalists do the university proud by the way […]

by · April 5, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students run for president and vice president

Students run for president and vice president

Taylor holds student electionsBy Holly Gaskill & Rayce Patterson | Echo News Co-Editors Election week is in full swing. Starting on Wednesday and continuing until April 3, candidates are marketing, meeting with students and discussing their potential plans for the student body. Candidates for student body president and vice president are […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Scott Moeschberger will be spending the fall semester at Notre Dame as visiting fellow.

Taylor professor receives Notre Dame fellowship

Moeschberger will be a visiting fellowBy Ellie Tiemens | Echo Scott Moeschberger, professor of psychology and director of the Orphans and Vulnerable Children program (OVC), recently received a fellowship with the University of Notre Dame. For the Fall 2019 semester, Moeschberger will be living near Notre Dame as a visiting fellow […]

by · March 29, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Seniors Patrick Warren, Mikey Maloney and Alison Brecheisen are part of the eight graduating from the engineering department this spring.

Engineering department looks toward future

Department faculty grows by 50 percentBy Holly Gaskill | Echo The perfect storm. This is what Bill Bauson, chair of the physics and engineering department and assistant professor of computer science and engineering, called the events leading up to this school year for the engineering department. Last spring, the engineering department […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students can find campus police at the station headquarters at the LaRita Boren Student Center.

Police provide rides

Police give lifts to students in needBy Caleb Amick | Contributor Freshman Riley Legge needed a lift after she fainted during a vaccination at the Health Center. Although she said she was okay, health center staff asked that she wait for Police Chief Jeff Wallace to arrive. Wallace then picked up […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Piper Nicholson, freshman Zoe Mendenall, sophmore Garrett Sisson and senior Alicia Garnache ride on an ATV around campus.

Hitting the roads in style

Upland passes city ordinance for county roadsBy Sam Jones | Echo Four wheels. Transportation. State roads. An everyday citizen, upon hearing these words, may automatically jump to one conclusion ― cars.  But why stop there? Why not entertain all forms of transportation within that thought? Wayne Valentine, citizen of Upland, […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · News