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Farewell to fall

Farewell to fall

Students capture the last glimpses of autumnal glory An interpretive poem By sophomore Benjamin Jackson Leaves are falling we are falling in love, fall is here friends are near just like deer, follow me through the woods.     When Skies are Grey: A Collection of Haikus for Seasonal Depression […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Mastering film together

Mastering film together

Kathy Bruner and John Bruner receive their master’s in filmmaking    By Abigail Roberts | Echo It is not often that a husband and wife have the opportunity to teach together in the same institution, let alone the same department. It is even rarer for both husband and wife to pursue […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
In their shoes

In their shoes

Where cultural understanding meets filmmakingBy Rylie Harrison | Echo From small-town Massachusetts to Ghana and Zimbabwe, James Ault gives a glimpse into Christian life and culture around the world through his films. Documentaries such as “African Christianity Rising” and “Born Again” shine light on the lives of groups which the majority […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A musical voyage

A musical voyage

Taylor Wind Ensemble sure to be out of this world  By Abigail Roberts | Echo This Wednesday, the 45-member Taylor University Wind Ensemble will fill the Rediger Auditorium with a whimsical mix of celebratory and cross-cultural music. Their underlying theme is based on the hymn “This is My Father’s World,” with […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Between the shadow and light

Between the shadow and light

Traveling African art exhibit at Taylor  By Grace Hooley | Echo “Art is not just an interpretation or facsimile of history, but a moral force in the production of a new reality, and hope for a damaged society,” Okwui Enwezor, one of Africa’s art critics, said. From 2013 until 2018, the […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Welcome back, Marion Philharmonic

Welcome back, Marion Philharmonic

A sneak peek into the showBy Rylie Harrison | Echo The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) returns to Taylor to kick off its newest concert series, entitled “Musical Postcards.” This time, a few friends will also be performing with the ensemble. The MPO promises a wide variety of musical styles in this […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
We are women

We are women

We are WoProBy Abigail Roberts | Echo It is not everyday you walk through the Zondervan hallway and come face to face with a powerful display of artwork exploring themes of womanhood. Two weeks ago Women’s Programming (WoPro) opened with their first event of the year, a Conversation Sparking Art Show. Throughout […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Moments make history

Moments make history

The first dance ‘production’ at Taylor UniversityBy Grace Hooley | Echo A moment is defined as “a brief period of time” or “importance,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. We wander through life seeking moments. Not flippant moments of mundane experiences, but instead we crave the broken and beautiful pieces of our lives […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Sophomore Steven Mantel as Russ and Dan (Photograph by Abigail Roberts)

The faces of ‘Clybourne Park’

A deeper look into the actors and actresses’s interpretations of each character By Abigail Roberts | Echo Steven Mantel – Sophomore, fourth Taylor Theater Production His Characters: Russ: “The majority of the pain and the anguish in act one is centered around Russ. Although he may seem like the average Joe […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Weaving together two stories

Weaving together two stories

The connection between Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne ParkBy Darah Shepherd | Contributor “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris, was inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and by events in his own life. When young, Norris and his family moved him from one neighborhood to […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment