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The Angell family celebrates its newest member. (Photograph provided by Kerri Angell)

Adopting an Angell

An outdoor coffeehouse and fundraiserBy Hope Bolinger | Echo “I thought that being adopted was my adoption story. I didn’t realize it was just the first chapter.” Thus said Kerri Angell about the process that began 34 years ago when her parents adopted her and her three-month-old twin. Although she […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
"...TSO proved to cultivate community and memories through a Welcome Weekend event that truly dances to a different tune each year." (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

A Different Tune

TSO sets forth to create a welcoming danceBy Hannah Stumpf and Hope Bolinger | Echo The Welcome Weekend Dance has evolved a great deal over the years. Back in 2014, students gathered in flannels in the Odle parking lot, square dancing with partners to country music lead by MCs such […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
TWO student leaders get excited for Community Plunge. (Photograph provided by Katie Rousopoulos)

Giving ‘til it sweats

Taylor’s tradition of servanthood hits 20-year benchmarkBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Passers-by in Upland may see the seas of gray shirts and think that the local university is being punished for something, but the students are not in trouble. They aren’t delinquents, and they don’t expect anything in return. In […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Rachel Williams speaks about life after graduation

Letters from grads, to grads 2/7

Taylor graduates speak to seniorsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Rachel Williams ’16 Christian Education Is what life after Taylor what I thought it would be like? Yes and no. I’m the Children’s Minister on staff at a church—and to be embarrassingly honest—I thought I had things for my path pretty […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The Freshman 10

The Freshman 10

What to know before your freshman year at TaylorBy Gabby Carlson | Echo     Every other freshman on your wing or floor is just as nervous as you are. Don’t be afraid to talk about it. Chances are, they are having just as hard of a time.     Getting involved with others […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor student moms

Taylor student moms

Celebrating Mother’s Day on campusBy Sarah Davis | Echo In the spirit of Mother’s Day, The Echo sought out students to celebrate here at Taylor. The following women possess many motherly qualities, providing comfort to homesick freshman and stability to reckless seniors. Despite their lack of actual motherhood experience, the […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Rooted together

Rooted together

Youth Conference preview By Gabby Carlson | Contributor Remaining rooted in its mission to serve high school students, Youth Conference has grown into a powerful ministry since it’s inception in 1934. The focus on being “rooted” stems from Youth Conference’s mission, but there is a double meaning in the theme. […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Meek, not weak

Meek, not weak

BroPro challenges stereotypesBy Katherine Yeager | Contributor Meekness, not weakness, defines this year’s Men’s Programming (BroPro) Week at Taylor. “Meek Week” includes a film screening of “The Mask You Live In” on Wednesday and a Friday discussion regarding a scriptural understanding of meekness, led by professor of Biblical studies Bill […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor myths & legends

Taylor myths & legends

Setting the record straight about a few Taylor rumorsBy Rebekah Hardwicke | Contributor The Union is a historically protected building—false! As a mid-century modern design over 50 years old, the dome has been eligible to be nominated for the National Register of Historic Places since 2008. However, Taylor has made […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Seven Deadly Pranks

Seven Deadly Pranks

Pranks to pull and things to say on April Fools’ DayBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo April Fools’ Day is today, and if you haven’t planned ahead for this hilarious holiday, I am here to rescue you. Hopefully you’ve learned from your past mistakes, when playing pranks on your mom landed […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times