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Junior Justin Chapman stands outside the University Press building on campus.

Newspaper business harder than it seems

Pros give what they look for in internsBy Justin Chapman | Contributor Running stories in the newspaper business can be summed up in one word: repetition. Whether a writer is experienced or a beginner, Russ Pulliam, an opinions columnist at the IndyStar, said putting in reps at writing news stories […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Rice Bell Tower patio represents the seven anchor points of Taylor University.

Updates made to bell tower

Alumni lay bricks in new bell tower patioTaylor University’s 1968 alumni got down on their hands and knees to lay bricks in the Rice Bell Tower patio with Taylor’s grounds crew beginning the second week of June 2018. The new patio space surrounding the bell tower was funded and partially […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Freshman Abigail Pyle demonstrates the classic confusion of not knowing how to navigate around the many campus landmarks.

Welcome Weekend tips and tricks for freshmen

We help calm the crazyBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo   Freshmen, we get it. We’ve all been where you are: excited, nervous and very overwhelmed. With meeting so many new people, trying to organize your room, figuring out how to live with a roommate you hardly know and braving the endless […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The Calling and Career Office takes second place. (Left to right) senior Isaac Beaverson, Kim McGary, senior Pablo Ortiz, junior Ellie Perkins, senior Graham Ortmann

The Great Christmas Tree Contest

Meet this week’s winnersCongratulations to freshman Emily Klingstein for first place!   In second place, The Calling and Career Office!     Hats off to junior Michael Davisson for third place.   Honorable Mention to sophomore Ethan Rice and the rest of Penthouse.

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Bruno Modolo Cabrera, adjunct professor of music, also plays for a local Indianapolis band known as “The Indigos.” Photograph provided by Bruno Modolo Cabrera

Brazil comes to Taylor

A new music group open to all students begins next semesterBy Abigail Roberts A blend of syncopated beat and creative invention, Brazilian music is like no other sound on the planet. This coming spring semester, adjunct music professor Bruno Modolo Cabrera plans to bring this daringly distinctive sound to Taylor […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Photo caption: The moment one walks into Second Fiddle customers are enveloped by creativity and caught up in the Christmas spirit. Photograph by Abigail Roberts

Creative notes of Christmas

Local shop provides handmade and refurbished holiday giftsBy Abigail Roberts Warm Christmas lights, vintage tables set up in a bright garage and cheery holiday Christmas music playing in the background all provide the backdrop for Upland’s pop-up holiday shop, Second Fiddle. Started in 2011 as an Etsy business, Second Fiddle […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Shout to the Lord, all the earth

Shout to the Lord, all the earth

A look at Christmas music and art from around the world  By Rylie Harrison & Abigail Roberts | Echo It is widely considered the most festive time of year. Christmas is when twinkling lights, tinsel, images of Santa and other flashy decorations cover walls and ceilings. It is the time of […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Seeing the beauty in “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Seeing the beauty in “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Cyrano takes the stage for its second weekend of showsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Contributor Amid smoke, swords and gunfire, “Cyrano de Bergerac,” a tale of love and beauty, is told under the whitewashed arches of Paris in 1640. The comedic tragedy of “Cyrano de Bergerac,” written by Edmond Rostand and […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
White Christmas comes early this year

White Christmas comes early this year

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s winter season showBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Nov. 4, the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre (FWCT) opened its running of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.” This is an exciting season for the theater. Not only is this the 90th anniversary season, but patrons are encouraged to bring nonperishable […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
‘Nightcrawler’ sure to set your skin crawling

‘Nightcrawler’ sure to set your skin crawling

Film review of a soon to be iconic thrillerBy Landon Hilst | Contributor I know I cannot be the only one who wonders ultimately where I will end up in life. Most people have already figured out exactly what they are going to become. While others, like myself, are still […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment