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Res Publica placement

Res Publica placement

Excalibur continues, onlineBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The Res Publica publication went back online on Tuesday, April 3. The website has been remodeled without the sword imagery and with neutral dark colors. The site’s tagline reads “The Conservative Voice You Are Free to Ignore” and lists beliefs held by members of […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
In light of so many opinions on Excalibur, let’s remember how the Bible speaks into our response. (Photograph provided by Unsplash)

‘Be quick to listen, slow to speak’ What is our right response?

What does Scripture urge?By: Tyler Gruthusen | Contributor I originally intended for this article to showcase my very strong opinions about Excalibur. However, after many conversations with professors, friends and classmates, I have decided against it. Instead, I will begin with a verse: James 1:19, “Understand this, my dear brothers and […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opinion: Why the apology feels shallow

Opinion: Why the apology feels shallow

Excalibur issued an online edition SundayBy Halie Owens | Contributor Despite the many offenses around the distribution and publication of Excalibur, the thing that most troubled me was the apparent failure of the writers to admit their culpability. In their apology letter, they neither took credit for the pain and […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior Tyler Kempton reacts to Excalibur in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Excalibur dialogue continues

Two faculty, two staff ID’d as board membersBy Chrysa Keenon & Eric Andrews | Echo A response from the Excalibur Board was published on March 5 on Excalibur’s newly created website. It named four board members as men’s soccer head coach Gary Ross, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Richard Smith, […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R) Professors Richard Smith, Nicholas Kerton-Johnson and Jim Spiegel met with students Wednesday to discuss Excalibur in the Hodson Dining Commons atrium. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Excalibur board leads Q&A session

Excalibur answers student questionsBy Elizabeth Carrier & Kassidy Hall | Echo A portion of the Excalibur Board recently gathered for an over-90-minute public Q&A concerning their two recent publications — one full brochure in print and one online article, “With Love to Our Critics” — and the speculations surrounding them. The […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Reconciliation is in the aftermath

Reconciliation is in the aftermath

‘This is a kairos moment’By Ed Meadors | Faculty Contributor I personally did not participate in the conception, authoring, design or distribution of Excalibur, nor did I volunteer to write this editorial. I was asked. I should also clarify that I’m not a traditional conservative or liberal. With the liberals, […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A conservative response to Excalibur

A conservative response to Excalibur

Refocusing the debateBy Sonya Downing, Carson Jacobs and Tim Pietz | Contributors Tim Pietz I’m a “conservative,” though that’s a dumb word. It’s a word that puts crucial biblical truths on par with a wall across the Mexican border. It’s a word that squeezes the American Dream somewhere into the […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
What Excalibur says about our campus culture

What Excalibur says about our campus culture

Reflections on justice and underground mediaBy Charbel Salako | Contributor This past week an anonymous publication titled “Excalibur” was presented to the Taylor University public and has thus brought forth much debate and controversy. In Excalibur, there are arguable positives which an individual Christian can agree upon regarding the overall […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why I am in support of Excalibur

Why I am in support of Excalibur

Excalibur expounds key biblical principlesBy Nick Dennig | Contributor My name is Nick Dennig, and I support Excalibur. I am a Christian who is also a conservative, and I affirm the theological and moral-social positions articulated in the first section of the article by Excalibur. I believe the positions in […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Our View: Editorial Board weighs in regarding Excalibur

Our View: Editorial Board weighs in regarding Excalibur

By Editorial Board | Echo Last week, The Echo reported on Excalibur, an anonymous publication distributed across Taylor’s campus. This week, we are sharing our thoughts. In this column, we will discuss Excalibur in light of The Echo’s stance on anonymity and issue a challenge for campus-wide civility. Per The […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials