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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
Handcrafted haven

Handcrafted haven

Marion Open Air Market offers all things localBy Anna Oelerich | Echo For Amie Pearson, it all started with soap. The co-founder of Mama Pearson’s Soaporium in Marion and mother of three remembers searching for an outlet to sell her homemade soap and other natural skincare. When she couldn’t find […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
A life cut short

A life cut short

IWU senior dies in bicycle accidentBy Anna Oelerich | Echo  Indiana Wesleyan University is mourning the recent loss of one of its students. Senior Vincent Kurtz, 21, died Monday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne after a bicycle accident left him in critical condition. Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Kurtz […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Community member Patricia Riddle said Bell was sweet-mannered, popular and always polite.

Local teen killed in hit-and-run

Marion community mournsBy Cassidy Grom and Becca Robb | Echo Last night at 8:30 p.m., Marion residents gathered in Matter Park to mourn the loss of 16-year-old Reamey Bell. Her cousin, stepmother, and other family members lit tall red candles and walked toward the gathering of friends and family. The […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Sophomores Kory Orellana, Wyatt Shanks, Joe Schuette and Graham Ortmann are hosting a carwash for their management class

Car wash, canines come to campus

“Wash a Whip, Pet a Pup” proceeds to benefit Grant County Humane SocietyBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor Roll those cars out of their parking spaces and head to the west Odle parking lot for a car wash and time with puppies on Saturday from 12-2:30 p.m. A car wash is […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Most college graduates leave the state after they turn the tassel 
Graphic by Becca Robb

Plugging Indiana’s brain drain

Two entrepreneurship events aim to encourage students to establish roots in IndianaBy Anna Oelerich | Contributor So you’re graduating from Taylor, and wondering where you’ll head next. If you’re anything like many Indiana college graduates, the answer is “anywhere but here.” Maybe you dream of kissing the flat cornfields of […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News