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“The arts are an important part of our lives, and the fact that The Echo has an A&E section is testament to that fact.” – Elizabeth Hartmann

Meet the Arts and Entertainment editor

She walks the walk and can talk the talkBy Victoria Lawson | Staff Writer Everyone knows those outdated and cliche social media bios with the line, “I love long walks on the beach/in the woods/to the fridge.” But for junior Elizabeth Hartmann, the Arts and Entertainment section editor for The […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomore Chloe Sohmer uses a fan to cool down inside Olson Hall.

Our View: Facebook commenters need to cool it

Research supports adding air conditioningBy The Echo Editorial Board The Echo Editorial Board consists of Co-Editor in Chief Chrysa Keenon, Co-Editor in Chief Gabby Carlson, Opinions Editor Drew Shriner, Features Editor Grace Hooley, News Co-Editor Rayce Patterson and News Co-Editor Holly Gaskill. Hope Bolinger’s article entitled “Taylor University needs to […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The new English Hall director Jessica Torres is also passionate about the Spanish language and is trying to start a club on campus. (Courtesy of Jessica Torres)

Q&A with new English Hall director

Times with Jessica Torres will be fun this yearBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Q: What drew you to Taylor? A: I heard a lot about Taylor from colleagues at Wheaton who had either attended, worked at Taylor or had kids going to Taylor. Q: What is your “Taylor story?” A: […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(L to R) Seniors Sarah Davis and Mary Anleitner are relieved by sharing their reflections on the English Relief Journal. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Bringing Relief journal to campus

Taylor professor and students contributeBy Caroline Shapley | Contributor A national literary journal, Relief, is housed within the Taylor English department. Daniel Bowman Jr., associate professor of English, is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Relief. Bowman became involved with Relief when the journal was still being published in Chicago. His […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Community education opportunities

Community education opportunities

S.C.A.L.E. program to help immigrants learn EnglishBy: Chrysa Keenon | Echo  Taylor University students and faculty have participated and volunteered in the Students, Children and Adults Language Education (S.C.A.L.E.) programs across the Grant County community. The program strives to prepare young immigrant children for successful school entry in the U.S., to […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Open House Reviews

The last week in reviewBy Gabby Carlson | Echo These are the last open houses to be reviewed this school year! Stay tuned for the winner in next week’s print edition of the Echo!   Red, White and Breu: Decorations: 4 Floor Involvement: 3.5 Originality: 3.5 Overall: 3.75   Welcome […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(Photograph by Halie Owens) Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner read at Wednesday’s chapel along with Taylor faculty and students.

Celebrating literature

Making Literature Conference kicked off on Thursday By Laura Koenig | Echo They’ve made the literature. Now it’s time to celebrate the artistry. Five published authors and 48 student presenters are sharing and discussing their critical papers, fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry at Taylor’s Making Literature Conference that happens every […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Maintenance reported the three floods in English occurred because of a clogged water softener (photo by Cassidy Grom).

English laundry room floods three times

Sources say water softener is to blame By Cassidy Grom | Echo Yesterday, junior Hannah Johnson went downstairs around 3 p.m. to retrieve her clothes from the laundry room in English Hall. To her surprise, she was greeted by about an inch of standing water. A housekeeper, who wished not to be quoted […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
These scores are out of 5

Christmas Open House reviews

Residence life turned festiveBy LeighAnn Wolle and Gabby Carlson | Echo Olson Hall Lights, camera . . . Christmas movies! Olson hosted characters from many classic holiday movies, such as the Grinch, Snoopy, Mary, baby Jesus and even the narwhal from “Elf.” Each wing transformed their hallways to fit a […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
These scores are out of 5

Open house reviews

Open houses galore and what we thoughtBy: Chrysa Keenon, Braden Ochs and Gabby Carlson | Echo Third East Olson Cookie Open House Entering Olson on Thursday was followed by the smell of sweets and sounds of chill music. People flooded the hall and rooms in search of their favorite cookies, […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times