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Alyssa tries to help us make it through finals so we can get to Christmas.

Christmas Break Survival Guide

Don’t be lonely this ChristmasBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Christmas break approaches, the merriest time of year!     But there’s one thing you’ll be missing: your friends.     So what do you do during Christmas break when you’re longing for your best buds? When the loneliness creeps in? When you can hardly […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor students enjoy studying abroad in many different locations.
Photo provided by Rachel O'Connor

Making the most of a study abroad experience

Insights from the Intercultural Research TeamBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor According to the 2018 Open Doors survey, Taylor University is ranked fifth on the list of baccalaureate colleges leading the nation in study abroad programs. After spending even a short amount of time at Taylor, it is clear that intercultural […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Students from Eastbrook High School can attend The Red Barn every day of the school week.

A ministry funded by prayer

Local organization you can get involved in todayBy Lauren Rink | Echo Two hours of your time per week could actively make a difference in the lives of struggling high schoolers in need of a positive influence. The Red Barn is a youth ministry located just over one mile from […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

New research shows long-term benefits By Kelly Sisson | Contributor Have you ever gone on a Lighthouse trip? Taylor has a robust and impactful Lighthouse program, and research shows that this impact has lasting effects far beyond the time of the trip. Two Taylor alumni (2015), Dominique Burrows and Andrew […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor University’s Kinesiology Department is offering a new major called human physiology and preventative medicine. 
Photo by Kassie Joviak

‘Prevention is really our best medicine’

New Human Physiology and Preventative Medicine majorBy Lily Smith | Contributor The human physiology and preventive medicine major has recently made its debut at Taylor University. The marriage of knowledge of human physiology and practical preventative medicine can prepare students in a unique way to pursue various careers in healthcare. […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
In the Rediger Chapel and Auditorium, students stand to represent their peers, prompted by questions read by the CoPro panel. 
Photo by Abby Moore

Stand Up: students hold each other’s stories

Stand Up for Your SiblingBy Alyssa Roat | Staff Writer By 7:30 p.m., Rediger Chapel was filled with Taylor students ready for the Stand Up for your Sibling event. Members of Collaborative Programming (CoPro) passed out surveys, green for men and tan for women. Rather than an academic event, Stand […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Coordinator Kelly Sisson, speakers Mirgul Zhumagulova, Pat McNamara and Stephanie Mithika smile with Calling and Career Office Director Jeff Aupperle and represent the different discussions and speakers.

Q Union event asks questions, highlights hospitality

Students explore value in communityBy Kamryn Koble | Contributor On Oct 25, Taylor was one of 150 locations taking part in a Q Union event featuring six speakers, three being students here. Director of the Calling and Career Office Jeff Aupperle lead bringing the event to campus. Q Union focuses […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor University Survival Guide

Taylor University Survival Guide

Survival Guide FAQBy Alyssa Roat | Echo At the Taylor Survival Guide, we know you have lots of questions. Thus, this week, we will attempt to answer them!   Q: What should I do when I wake up too late to shower before class? A: This is simple! You always have […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A group of girls gathers at the Penthouse Coffee House to play cards and drink some coffee.

First round results are in

Rating September and October open housesBy Kassidy Weemhoff & Lauren Rink | Echo   September 26 – Penthouse Coffee House We credit this floor of Samuel Morris Hall for kicking off this semester’s open houses with a relaxing and welcoming environment. Peers gathered around tables to play board games or […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Justin Fath, Noah Huesman and Noah Pitts show off their beards for the camera. This could be you if you participate in our No-Shave November competition.

Do not fear the beard

Beard growing competition commences By Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo Here at Taylor, we pride ourselves on the robust amount of facial hair grown over the month of November. It is the time of year when a select group of courageous males on campus choose to forego using their razors to […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times