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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
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Indiana Repertory Theatre will show nine productions in the 2016-17 season.

New season and new memories

Indiana Repertory Theatre starts new seasonBy Laura Koenig | Echo Located in the heart of Indianapolis, the Indiana Repertory Theatre provides shows for all ages and will continue to do so throughout the 2016–17 season. Opening their season with “The Three Musketeers,” adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, the […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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
The people voted

The people voted

Tuesday’s Indiana primary sets tone for November electionBy Joseph Johns | Echo This round of primary elections in Indiana has heralded many unexpected “outsider wins” for candidates such as Bernie Sanders, who won the presidential primary election by a margin of 5.4 percent, or 34,000 votes, according to the New York […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Bathroom bill

Bathroom bill

Transgender restroom law proposedJoseph Johns | Echo The General Assembly of North Carolina passed House Bill 2 on Wednesday, which will, according to the bill, “prohibit public agencies from providing accommodations for a sex other than the person’s biological sex.” This applies to single occupancy or multiple occupancy changing rooms, […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
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
Dancing, dirty and deluxe

Dancing, dirty and deluxe

You doughnut want to miss this By Brianna Kudisch | Echo Taylor students take doughnuts as seriously as they take their theology. Ranging from locations only 20 minutes away (if speed limits count as suggestions) to about an hour away in Indianapolis, these specialty shops differ in variety, price and atmosphere, […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Nimmer said her guide dog has been her “steady, stable partner" since July.

Not your average teacher

Indiana’s 2015 Teacher of the Year visits campusBy Becca Robb | Echo   Kathy Nimmer wasn’t born blind. She wasn’t blind when she learned to write or when she first dreamed of becoming a teacher. And losing her sight while she was in second grade didn’t stop her from realizing […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News