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United in Community

United in Community

End of the year festival celebrationBy Chrysa Keenon | Contributor   Before you break out those books and enter the panic mode of Dead Week, take some time this Saturday to enjoy a new way to experience Upland, for free. From 4 to 8 p.m., the Community Outreach (CO) division of […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Grandma Gracie

Grandma Gracie

The obituaryBy Austin Lindner | Echo As every dainty flower in the meadow must inevitably wilt, so must every Grandma Gracie move on to better things. On Thursday morning at approximately 4 a.m., the Campbell Senior Center lost a treasured community member and bingo enthusiast. In a freak quilting accident, the […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Grandma Gracie

Grandma Gracie

Showing your grandparents a good timeBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo The parking lots are packed and the campus age demographic finally has greater diversity. Grandparents Day is arguably the best day of the year, giving you a glimpse into what your classmates will look like at your 50-year reunion. Although age […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Alleviating the awkwardness

Alleviating the awkwardness

Navigating bro/sis wing breakupsBy Braden Ochs | Contributor Change is in the air. Room draw, scheduling and residence staff training are all upon us. Change can be a little uncomfortable, but one change that always gets awkward is bro/sis floor break-ups. Here is a step-by-step process to help you navigate […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Chick-fil-A and friends

Chick-fil-A and friends

The new dining options at the campus center and how they rateLindsay Robinson | Echo Chick-fil-A (5 stars) Waffle fries, chicken nuggets, sandwiches and best of all, CFA lemonade. Taylor has gone crazy for CFA and the hype shows no signs of slowing down. While traditional favorites like the chicken sandwich […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The student center brings a new opportunity for creative nicknaming.

A New Nickname

Brainstorming the campus center abbreviationBy Noah Nemni | Contributor Taylor students love nicknames. We’re just so welcoming; we want to utterly confuse prospectives with expressions such as, “Bruh, let’s hit the KSAC and the Deece with 2EZ.” It doesn’t take long to think of building-abbreviation examples on campus: Breu, Broho, […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Fashionable justice

Fashionable justice

Ending educational inequality, one cute sandal at a timeBy Lindsay Robinson | Echo Remember the summer between senior year of high school and college? It was three months of limbo, where you said goodbye to friends and family before heading off to change the world. For many women in East […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times

Open Minds, Open Hearts

The motivation behind Social Justice Week By Katherine Yeager | Contributor Monday marks the start of the annual Social Justice Week sponsored by TWO’s Global Outreach Cabinet. This year’s theme is “In Their Shoes.” The theme is intentionally broad to encompass the refugee crisis, consumerism and ethics in food and […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Grandma Gracie

Grandma Gracie

You’re never fully dressed without a smile By Gracie Fairfax | Echo Stellar communication is key in the grand scheme of life. I can still remember the time I talked my way into being hired as a CEO. Those were the days. Being the Chief Eating Officer isn’t easy. Kids eat […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Steadily hoard your Grille cookies to make a giant one.

Maximizing the Grille experience

Getting creative with the classicsBy Lindsay Robinson & Sarah Davis | Echo The Grille offers many custom-made salads, subs, quesadillas and more. But if you’re a senior or tightly-scheduled underclassman struggling through a Grille rut, there are a few things you can do to make the most of your Grille meals. […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times