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Taylor Hughes, Nicole Walker, Charlie Richert, Lauren Pfeifer and Courtney Selle presented their research in Ayres last night.

Pre-K partnerships

Research team examines early childhood education in Grant CountyBy Wren Haynes | Echo Some of us spent this past summer in internships, at camps or hanging out at home with friends. But for several Taylor students, this summer was an opportunity to perform in-depth research on early childhood education in Grant […]

by · November 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Survey data from Kim Case, 2013

Survey seeks willing students

This student survey holds real weight when it comes to influencing campus changes By Becca Robb | Echo It may be easy to overlook mass emails from Taylor administration, but an upcoming email will link to a survey that could give students a voice in administrative decisions. On Monday, each […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Jordan Wright lining up at Taquería.

Tongs pinch nerves in DC

Miscommunications are causing frustration among students and DC staffBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor In one week alone, DC workers were forced to throw away 22 trays of cookies and 14 trays of bread, according to DC Service Manager Melissa Crouch. This is because students used their hands instead of the provided […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News


Taylor’s Wi-Fi filter keeps the network safe, even though it can be inconvenientBy Becca Robb | News Co-Editor     She needs new underwear, and she needs it now. But instead of finding the perfect fit from Victoria’s Secret, she finds herself stuck on a “Blocked Domain” page. For over […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Starting block or writer’s block?

Starting block or writer’s block?

The writing center joins the teamBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor On Monday, the Writing Center’s Academic Coaching Center opened in the KSAC. Located in KSAC 105, the new Coaching Center can be used for meeting with Academic Enrichment tutors or Writing Center consultants, and for personal study space. “We think […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
News reporters must make difficult decisions about how and when to report tragedies.

Behind the (news) camera

A reflection on media coverage of tragediesBy Helen Wilbers | Copy Chief Aug. 26, Moneta, West Virginia. Alison Parker, a reporter for local news station WDBJ, stood interviewing businesswoman Vicki Gardner. Adam Ward manned the camera, unseen. Suddenly, gunshots—eight of them. The camera toppled as the two women sprinted away, but […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

Next gen dining

Changes unveiled for DC and new Campus CenterBy Becca Robb| Echo Splashes of fresh paint cover the walls and new signs hang above familiar venues at the DC. When you grab a square white plate and drizzle marinara sauce over your pasta, you might forget that you’re standing in a […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Takes team to make transition

Takes team to make transition

The Presidential Search Committee has hired an executive search firmBy Becca Robb | Echo It takes 11 people to replace President Eugene Habecker. The Presidential Search Committee is comprised of 11 board members, alumni, faculty and staff. They have met twice in the spring to set goals and plan to […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Textbook Butler automatically opts in freshmen, so make sure your preferences are set

Textbook tooth fairy

Textbook Butler automatically delivers to students’ roomsBy Becca Robb | Echo Freshman year is bursting with decisions. Do you want to bunk the beds? Join Psych club? Grow a mullet? Textbook Butler aims to simplify these decisions by taking the guesswork out of textbook shopping. Powered by Tree of Life […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Beyond the bubble

Beyond the bubble

With students already busy with classes, extracurricular activities and social life, how and why should a college student keep up with world news? Professors, students, and alumni sound off about how to stay informed about world events.

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · World/National