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Do Trojans culturally appropriate?

Do Trojans culturally appropriate?

Airband policy and its greater effectsJed Barber| Echo Airband season has arrived on campus in full swing. It promises nice, clean fun for everyone involved. However, the airband I signed on with hit a snag early on in our process. Our theme called for a group of dancers to be […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The J-term group poses for a picture in Egypt.

Crash course in 3,000 years of history

Students experience first Taylor trip to EgyptBy Alyssa Roat | Echo “Not many people can say they got to go to Egypt with an Egyptologist,” junior Samantha Collins said. This J-term, Jan. 5–22, Kevin Johnson, chair of the history, global and political science department and assistant professor of history, traveled […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Dance is a form of worship in Sufism

Dance is a form of worship in Sufism

Sufis are often misunderstoodBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor Have you ever seen photos or heard stories of twirling men with tall white hats and whirling white skirts? Sufism, a spiritual dimension of Islam, has faced discrimination, neglect and disparagement from both Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Although to the onlooker Sufi […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Kevin Johnson, professor of history, brings his love of all things Egypt into his office decor. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Uncovering Taylor’s own Indiana Jones

Ancient Egypt is more than just mummiesBy Elyse Baron | Echo Guards yelling at him in Egyptian and sand filling his shoes with each step, Professor Kevin Johnson raced up an embankment that seemed determined to prevent him from reaching the top. His goal was not to escape authorities with […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The great war debate

The great war debate

Congress discusses Obama’s request to expand anti-ISIL military operations

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

As ISIL spreads into Libya, Egypt calls for international action.

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National