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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
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