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Former first lady and ’68 Taylor alumnus Marylou Habecker visited Taylor campus last Wednesday, and she will be back on campus again for Commencement.

Marylou Habecker to receive honorary doctorate

Former first lady of Taylor will be honored at commencementBy Marian Douglas | Echo When Marylou Habecker received an email from Taylor University announcing the recipient of an honorary degree, she had no idea that she was the one Taylor planned to honor. “I saw the subject and thought, ‘How […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Lizzie Wilson tells graduating seniors about life after college

Letters from grads, to grads 3/7

Taylor graduates give their advice to seniorsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Lizzie Wilson ’16 Graphic Design To be honest, this first year out of college has been the hardest of my life. After graduation last may, I went home to Ohio for three weeks and then moved my life to […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Class of 2017 Infographic

Classy numbers

Interesting facts and statistics about the class of 2017Graphic by Derek Bender | Echo

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features, News
Photograph by Mindy Wildman

Goodbye, Taylor

Ramblings on my years as an undergraduateBy Luke A. Wildman | Opinions Editor Isn’t this a crazy time of year? Yikes. Flowers bloom along sidewalks, daily thunderstorms scour our campus, due dates loom over us . . . and I’m about to graduate. Wait. How did I even get here? […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Students line up next to our beloved Union decades ago for graduation.

The spaceship traditions

Alumni reflect on the old Student UnionBy Bryce Peters | Contributor Many people in the Taylor community believe the myth that the old Student Union, or the “spaceship,” is a historical landmark. Unfortunately, it is nothing more than Taylor lore. The dome is just a uniquely built structure that has […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Austin Munn spent last summer interning with Tiny Hands and traveled alongside a summer Vision Team.

Tassels and Tiny Hands

Senior to work in Nepal after graduationBy Katherine Yeager | Echo As seniors scramble through the final weeks leading up to graduation, they look to life beyond Upland. Some pursue graduate programs, others pursue job opportunities in the U.S. and all fill out seemingly limitless paperwork. Austin Munn, a senior […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Preliminary statistics from the Senior Exit Survey. (Designed by Matthew Morse.)

A 170-year legacy

Meet the graduating class of ’16By Katherine Yeager | Contributor  From Pick-a-Dates to Airband, O-Groups to Senior Seminar, Taylor memories will fly through the 2016 graduates’ brains at lightning speed as they turn their tassels May 21. The preliminary results from senior surveys as well as reflections from students and […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students in cut majors are having little difficulty registering for classes. Illustration by Matt Morse.

RAC Sheets, registration and the Review

Students in now-defunct majors decide what to do for registrationBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Spring arrives in Upland  with rain, snow and the University Program Review (UPR). Announced on Feb. 23, the UPR now begins to manifest itself in the lives of students, faculty and staff. Cuts of $3.8 million […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Most college graduates leave the state after they turn the tassel 
Graphic by Becca Robb

Plugging Indiana’s brain drain

Two entrepreneurship events aim to encourage students to establish roots in IndianaBy Anna Oelerich | Contributor So you’re graduating from Taylor, and wondering where you’ll head next. If you’re anything like many Indiana college graduates, the answer is “anywhere but here.” Maybe you dream of kissing the flat cornfields of […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Graduating mid-year makes practical sense but can leave students feeling isolated.

Stuck in the middle

The pros and cons of mid-year graduationBy Kate Jameson | Copyeditor   That’s the number of days I have left here at Taylor. I’m graduating early, and I’m absolutely terrified. Luckily, I’m not the only one in the boat shipping out this December. A surprisingly large number of students choose […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials