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The Indiana Conference for Women is a place for females with entrepreneurial spirit to connect and come together. (Photograph provided by Indiana Conference for Women)

Business pitching like a boss

Upcoming female entrepreneur conferenceBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo On Nov. 7, in the Indiana Conference Center in Indianapolis, finalists of The Startup Ladies and the Indiana Conference for Women’s annual pitch competition for female aspiring entrepreneurs will present to attendees and network with existing businesses at the 2017 Indiana […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Heartland is for film lovers

Heartland is for film lovers

Indianapolis’ Heartland Film Festival runs from Oct. 12 – 22By Andrew Hoff | Echo “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die,” quoted Rob Reiner to a huddled group of smiling journalists, who let out a collective “aha” and then scribbled in their reporters’ notebooks. It was […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
From the cornfields to the big screen

From the cornfields to the big screen

A glimpse at senior Andrew Davis’s film “Indiana”By Becca Eis | Echo The Bridge. Ivanhoes. Handy Andy’s Marathon. These are all familiar places that Taylor students learn to know and love during their time in Upland. Soon, however, the seemingly insignificant corners of Grant County will become more than just a small […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Containers can be found at home football, volleyball and soccer games.

Partners in relief

Taylor’s effort in hurricane supportBy Abby Crosley and Chrysa Keenon | Echo Immediate and ongoing hurricane relief efforts are happening on campus involving planning mission trips and food collection drives. Partnering with Upland-centered Lightrider Ministries, Taylor is making efforts to send students and other volunteers down to Houston to assist […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Bree’s beat—international news

East African famine brought to lightBy: Bree Bailey | Contributor We have all heard our moms say, “Don’t waste your food; there’s a child starving in Africa” and felt the tears sting our eyes after watching a video about hungry orphans. The numbers which seem to be followed by never […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Senior Mitchell Mays’ research applies facial recognition methods to malware classification (photo by Hannah Bolds).

Computer science major to present senior research

Mitchell Mays will share malware classification program By Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor Computer science senior Mitchell Mays will present his research on malware classification at two cybersecurity events in Indiana this April. Purdue University hosted their annual Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) symposium […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
(photo by Natalie Nohr)

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 educator exodus

The educator exodus

Indiana struggles to keep teachers in-state By Megan Herrema | Echo Taylor’s education students may be surprised to learn that Indiana has one of the lowest teacher retention rates in the nation. Two main issues—working conditions and teacher compensation—resulted in Indiana’s score of only 2.17 out of a total of five […]

by · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Artist Alexa Adamson was one of 55 artists who painted last year. This year, there will be around 70 participants. (Provided by Avon Waters)

First brush of fall

Converse, Indiana to host painters this weekendBy Laura Koenig | Echo Painters will splash white canvases with images of rickety barns, towering silos, lumbering trees and quiet town life at the Second Annual Indiana Plein Air Painters Association’s First Brush of Fall on Sept. 24 in Converse, Indiana. At this […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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