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Pastor John Ramsey will be visiting campus next on Nov. 15 and 16.

Ramsey takes on new role

Spiritual Renewal speaker mentors studentsBy Holly Gaskill | Echo Pastor John F. Ramsey Sr. met with students for the first time on Oct. 4 and 5  as a Taylor University visiting campus pastor. Ramsey was first introduced under this position at Spiritual Renewal Week this last September. President Lowell Haines, who […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Mel Hall graduated from Taylor in 1975. This is his first foray into politics.

Taylor alumni compete for Congress

Indiana’s Second District sees familiar facesBy Ethan Rice | Contributor This November, Rep. Jackie Walorski will face off with Mel Hall for a seat in the House of Representatives. They share one striking trait in common. Both are Taylor graduates. The two candidates will face off in Indiana’s Second Congressional […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Office of Intercultural Programs handles international and ESL students.

International student recruitment shifts

ESL responds to recruitment changesBy Abigail Roberts | Echo This year, Taylor welcomed 26 international students from 18 nations, two Korean exchange students and zero new English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Developed in 2009, Taylor’s 4-year ESL program has had an average of eight students a year primarily […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Jerry Jenkins spoke at several professional writing and journalism classes about his personal experiences as an author.

Famed “Left Behind” author visits Taylor

Jerry Jenkins gives advice to next generationBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo On Thursday, Sept. 27, bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins came to Taylor’s campus to pass on his experience to aspiring writers. Though he is best known for co-authoring the “Left Behind” series, Jenkins has written more than 190 books. […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students can participate in Taylor’s food drive by donating canned items, clothing, and other non-perishables.

Taylor hosts canned food drive

Dining Commons partners with Grant County Rescue MissionBy Ela Alvarado Luna | Contributor Taylor University will be hosting a food drive on Oct. 8–12 in benefit of the Grant County Rescue Mission located in Marion. The Grant County Rescue Mission has been around for more than 30 years, and their mission […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Political science, psycology, and economics students run a voter registration booth on national Voter Registration Day.

Students get ready and registered

Voting awareness comes to Taylor’s campusBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Midterm elections, the poll that will determine the course of the next two years in U.S. government, will be held across the country on Nov. 6. The midterm elections are essentially the non-presidential elections, usually held for members of the […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Jon Kelley takes advantage of Joe on the Go’s new 10 percent discount for Taylor students.

Local businesses give discounts to Trojans

Joe on the Go and Greek’s offer up to 15 percentBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo Two local business, Joe on the Go and Greek’s Pizzeria, are offering Taylor students a discount on their orders. A 10 percent discount from Joe on the Go and a 15 percent discount from Greek’s Pizzeria […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
For the 22nd year in a row Taylor University has been ranked in the Top 3 best regional colleges in the midwest.

Taylor wins #1 Regional College

Taylor recognized for quality and excellenceBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo Taylor University has held on to its title of Best Regional College for 11 of the past 12 years. In addition, Taylor has been among the top three schools for 22 consecutive years. The ranking is based upon first-year student retention, […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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