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Communities come together in Take it to the Hoop

Taylor hosts Special Olympics basketball tournamentBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor The KSAC bustled with the energy of 350 athletes and their families, supported by approximately 150 Taylor student volunteers at Take it to the Hoop, an annual Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament ran for over 13 hours, with the help […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The line to vote stretched to the poll location door at times (Photo by Naomi Page).

Decision Grant County

A local election briefBy Annabelle Blair | Echo Residents of the Upland area directly surrounding Taylor’s campus voted at Upland Community Church––the poll location for Jefferson 1st and 3rd precincts. The poll location remained open between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, with some election officials beginning work at […]

by · November 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Shall we gather?

Shall we gather?

A glimpse at local church life By Anna Oelerich | Echo In honor of Local Church Week, here are four lesser-known Grant County churches Taylor students call home. Lakeview Wesleyan Church, Marion Denomination: Evangelical, Protestant Pastor: Tim McClellan Service Times: Sunday at 10:30 a.m., with young adult Sunday school at […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Happy 200th

Happy 200th

Statewide torch relay commemorates Indiana BicentennialBy Anna Oelerich | Echo Someone is celebrating a very special birthday this year.  Actually lots of someones, as 2016 marks the 200th birthday of the Hoosier State. Indiana’s Bicentennial is in full swing, and to celebrate, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission (IBC) has organized a […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Handcrafted haven

Handcrafted haven

Marion Open Air Market offers all things localBy Anna Oelerich | Echo For Amie Pearson, it all started with soap. The co-founder of Mama Pearson’s Soaporium in Marion and mother of three remembers searching for an outlet to sell her homemade soap and other natural skincare. When she couldn’t find […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
One of us is cuddly and loves food; the other one is a cat statue.

New year, new section

A letter from the editor By Anna Oelerich | Echo Dear Echo Reader, Welcome to campus, and welcome to the first Local & Indiana article of the year! If you’re a first-time Taylor student, you’re in good company—this portion of the newspaper is just as new as you are. Thus, […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
The worst kind of touchdown

The worst kind of touchdown

Taylor students take shelter as tornadoes rip through Grant and Howard countiesBy Anna Oelerich | Echo Imagine it’s your first day back at Taylor, and you end up spending much of it in the basement. That’s what happened to many students and staff on Wednesday afternoon when a storm that […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Sophomores Kory Orellana, Wyatt Shanks, Joe Schuette and Graham Ortmann are hosting a carwash for their management class

Car wash, canines come to campus

“Wash a Whip, Pet a Pup” proceeds to benefit Grant County Humane SocietyBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor Roll those cars out of their parking spaces and head to the west Odle parking lot for a car wash and time with puppies on Saturday from 12-2:30 p.m. A car wash is […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
The fair offers resources for families and teachers.

Taylor to host Autism Family Fun Fair

Grant County Special Education Co-operative teams up with the education departmentBy Anna Oelerich | Contributor On Tuesday, Taylor’s education department will host its second annual Family Fun Fair for children with autism spectrum disorder as well as their families. The event is the result of an ongoing partnership with the […]

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