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Student news is an institutional watchdog

Student news is an institutional watchdog

Our ViewEditorial Board | Echo Last Saturday morning, eight Echo staffers caravanned to the Indianapolis Marriott North for the Hoosier State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon, and they didn’t come away empty-handed — competing with the likes of Indiana University and Purdue University, The Echo walked away with […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A panel of faculty members fields questions on #TakeAKnee from Wheeler Stage. (Photograph by Halie Owens)

Our take on #TakeAKnee

The Echo Editorial Board weighs inBy Editorial Board | Echo “Many people have voices, but nobody hears,” said Professor Bob Aronson. Last Tuesday night, TSO Global Engagement hosted a panel on Wheeler Stage to discuss the #TakeAKnee protests. Joining moderator Amy Peterson was Professor Jim Spiegel, Men’s Soccer Head Coach […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

The end of DACA is a humanitarian concern

The Echo’s bi-weekly editorialBy The Echo Editorial Board | Board of Editors Earlier this week, the White House changed the legal status of more than 800,000 young adults living in this country. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is no more. President Obama drafted the DACA program in 2012 […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Bigger Picture: Clouded vision

The Bigger Picture: Clouded vision

World Vision found itself the target of evangelical criticism after a policy change on same-sex marriage—so much so, that they reversed their policy 48 hours later. Was their reversal the result of prayerful consideration? Or were they pressured by evangelical leaders who questioned their Christianity and pulled their financial support? And why is it often the marginalized and oppressed—like the 2,000 children who lost their sponsors—who suffer at the hands of our theological divides and culture wars?