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The J-term group poses for a picture in Egypt.

Crash course in 3,000 years of history

Students experience first Taylor trip to EgyptBy Alyssa Roat | Echo “Not many people can say they got to go to Egypt with an Egyptologist,” junior Samantha Collins said. This J-term, Jan. 5–22, Kevin Johnson, chair of the history, global and political science department and assistant professor of history, traveled […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The students grew from their cross cultural experience.

Venturing into the world this January

Stories of 2019 J-term TripsChrishauna Curry | Echo During the month of January 2019, there were multiple trips to various countries such as Peru, Malawi, United Kingdom, Greece and Italy. A group of students taught an education diversity class in the Philippines. Sophomore education major Laura Jeggle said that it […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
“As soon as it was happening, I was calm and in the zone and I felt prepared to do it,” said Kemper.

Humans of Taylor U

We all have stories. What is yours? By Carly Wheeler | Contributor Within the acres of Taylor University, about 2,000 students live in community from September to May. From around the world, we come together to do similar things: go to chapel, go to class, share meals. But we are all […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Students head to J-term classes in the cold and snowy conditions. (Photograph provided by Carsyn Reynolds)

Excused absence

Here’s what you might’ve missed on campus during J-termBy Braden Ochs and Hannah Stumpf | Echo — J-term Chapel During J-term, chapel speakers discussed the four stages of community: pseudo-community, chaos, emptiness and true community. The speakers on this subject included Jon Cavanagh, Dan Blosser, Scott Barrett and Wynn Coggin. […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Brecken Mumford proudly displays her souvenirs from the J-Term London trip. (Photo by Halie Owens)

Expanding horizons

Students explore new frontiers during J-termBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor  Literary London: Junior Brecken Mumford is one of 13 students who traveled to the U.K. last January for the Literary London program. She recalls how being immersed in the culture created an atmosphere of excitement for studying various authors and […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Senior Ashley Young captures the Rwandan landscape.

Recording hope in Rwanda

Film students create documentary after traveling to Rwanda and Uganda By Laura Koenig | Echo The international documentary filmmaking class, along with the sociology department’s ethnic and minority issues class, traveled to Rwanda and Uganda over J-term. The film students recorded interviews with a variety of people in Rwanda for […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
From script to screen

From script to screen

Screenwriter Bill Myers instructs class over J-termBy Laura Koenig | The Echo In his youth, he dreamed about becoming a dentist. But God soon led Hollywood scriptwriter and best-selling author Bill Myers to a different career— film directing. Now, his name is on the covers of multiple books and in […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment