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Participants in the Walk-A-Mile event walk to help the homeless

Walk in their shoes

Event to support Marion homeless sheltersBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo A warm bed, a car, a coat, a quick walk to a medical facility. These are all things that can be taken for granted when forgetting the privileges we have as college students. The Grant County Walk-A-Mile event offers an […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Mikayla Marazzi spoke with Fox Business about Grants for Grads.

Grant County gives grants to grads

Housing incentive makes national newsBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Grant for Grads, Grant County’s initiative to draw recent graduates to find employment in the area, gained national attention over the summer. Grant for Grads is a housing assistance program put together by the Grant County Economic Growth Council. The program […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
The sign out front flaunts garlands and bows for the holiday season. (Photograph provided by Hostess House)

Party in Marion like it’s 1817

A Grant County event meets the Ghost of Christmas PastBy Hope Bolinger | Echo Not too often will the Ghost of Christmas Past and Christmas Present meet in the same place. On Dec. 8, for the third year in a row, the 105-year-old Hostess House will host Dining with Dickens. […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
This "place" is more than meets the eye and will be the location of The Place. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

The Place to be

Community hub to open in MarionBy: Chrysa Keenon | Echo The Bridge will be opening a second location in Marion inside of the new community hub, The Place. The Place will be opening in March 2018 and will be a location for community connection, the arts, education and social action. […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Community education opportunities

Community education opportunities

S.C.A.L.E. program to help immigrants learn EnglishBy: Chrysa Keenon | Echo  Taylor University students and faculty have participated and volunteered in the Students, Children and Adults Language Education (S.C.A.L.E.) programs across the Grant County community. The program strives to prepare young immigrant children for successful school entry in the U.S., to […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Summer in the cornfields

Five things to do near Taylor’s campus this summerBy Marian Douglas | Echo This semester only has 15 days left, and as students prepare for the summer, some plan to stay in Upland. According to Housing Director Lori Slater, 72 students will be living in Campbell throughout the summer. There […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Forty Indiana-based businesses set up stalls at last year’s Exaperience Indiana job fair, many of whom will return for this year’s event.

Experience Indiana

Indiana Wesleyan to host job fair by Marian Douglas | Echo With fewer than three months left in the school year, Taylor University seniors are making plans for the future. The Calling and Career Office recommends that seniors begin searching for a job during the fall, but even soon-to-be graduates can […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Night to Shine guest Melissa pauses from dancing to take a photo with her buddy, Taylor Freshman Analiese Helms.

“Night to Shine”

Local church joins world-wide event for those with special needsby Marian Douglas | Local News Editor  On Feb. 10, The River Community Church’s worship center turned into a dance floor. Balloons and paper snowflakes hung from the ceiling. Music pulsed through the room. Most importantly, the room was filled with […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
(Photograph by Ruth Orellana) Seniors Esther Orellana, Laura Koenig and Beth Shrontz peruse the Gift Shoppe at the Walkway of Lights

Dazzling lights and dinosaurs

Students walk through the Marion Walkway of Lights   By Laura Koenig | Echo  I, along with a small group of friends, snuggled in our winter coats and slipped our warm hats over our ears. Shivering from the chilly air, we meandered to Matter Park in Marion, Indiana on a […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Shall we gather?

Shall we gather?

A glimpse at local church life By Anna Oelerich | Echo In honor of Local Church Week, here are four lesser-known Grant County churches Taylor students call home. Lakeview Wesleyan Church, Marion Denomination: Evangelical, Protestant Pastor: Tim McClellan Service Times: Sunday at 10:30 a.m., with young adult Sunday school at […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana