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Envision brings students and film critics together

Annual three day film festival hosted on campusBy Braden Ochs | Echo Hosted by Taylor’s Film & Media Production program and Taylor’s Center for Faith, Film & Media, the Envision Film Festival is a three-day event including workshops, film showings and an awards presentation for Taylor student filmmakers. The festival […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sarah Smith ('17) scored in the top 10 on the Certified Public Accountant exam in Indiana. (Photograph provided by Sarah Smith)

Two Taylor alumni place in top 10 of CPA exam

Alumni receive statewide recognitionBy Braden Ochs | Echo Avery Boxell ’17 and Sarah Smith ’17, two Taylor alumni, have achieved top 10 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam cumulative scores in the state of Indiana. “I have really grasped on to the idea that you may never be the smartest person […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor alumnus J.R. Briggs reminds campus about the importance of community during Spiritual Renewal week. (Photograph provided by Kaitlyn Kennedy)

Reviewing spiritual renewal

Spring semester focuses on communityBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo “You can have control or growth, but you can’t have both,” said J.R. Briggs on Feb. 14, during the evening service of Spiritual Renewal week. Briggs, along with Jon Cavanagh, campus pastor, have been preparing for the spring semester Spiritual Renewal […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Hailey Smith reads Excalibur and contemplates the implications of the underground publication.

Anonymous commentary

Underground publication sparks controversyBy Eric Andrews & Chrysa Keenon | Echo UPDATED 12:48 p.m. On Feb. 21, a single-sheet publication titled Excalibur was printed and distributed around campus. The authors behind the newsletter are unknown. “We are Taylor University faculty, staff and students who heartily affirm the historic orthodox theological […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The CHARM Grant, starting in March, will allow Grant County to make cosmetic changes. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Works like a CHARM

New grant will spruce up local businessesBy Hope Bolinger | Contributor One often doesn’t think of the words makeover and building paired together. But, thanks to the CHARM Grant, starting March 7, smalls businesses in Grant County will have the opportunity to receive a paint job, sidewalk repairs, façade improvements, […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
In May 1980, the Rev. Billy Graham captures the crowd at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

Final farewell to Billy Graham

Taylor faculty and staff remember Billy GrahamBy Katherine Upton | Echo On Feb. 21, the Rev. Billy Graham died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. Graham was 99 years old and left behind a legacy affecting millions. During his lifetime, it is estimated that Graham preached the Gospel to some […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Some fun and games — and war

Some fun and games — and war

Bree’s BeatBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Some believe North and South Korea may finally be easing tensions after 65 long years of conflict, while others see recent actions as merely surface level. At the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Olympics, North Korea and South Korea were seen entering as one […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Brian Howell, professor of anthropology at Wheaton, speaks to Taylor about short-term missions. (Photograph provided by Brian Howell)

Anthropology lecture signals expansions

Brian Howell speaks on short-term missionsBy Kassidy Hall | Echo On Feb. 16, Brian Howell, professor of anthropology at Wheaton College, spoke to an audience at Taylor in a lecture hall in Metcalf. Howell coined his talk with the quote title, “They were poor but happy,” and his discussion covered […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Many students on campus love to find their personality type together via the Enneagram. (Photograph by Kassie Joviak)


Enneagram conference comes to campusBy Katherine Upton | Echo Taylor’s Counseling Center is sponsoring “Know Your Number,” an Enneagram conference from March 2–3 in Cornwall Auditorium. The conference will be led by instructor David Stamile in an effort to encourage attendees to pursue self-awareness and growth in their lives, calling […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Financial Aid Office at Taylor is always willing to try and help students in need. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

More than just some lunch money

Cash for College campaign encourages students to file FAFSABy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo The Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s 2018 Cash for College campaign encourages high school and college students to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before the April 15 deadline. This is the ninth […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News