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Junior Noah Frances, senior Caleb Mackintosh, sophomore Alex Wood and junior Cameron Yeakle pose in the aftermath of the Brotherhood’s zombie apocalypse last year.
Photograph provided by Adam Hursey

Fun fall celebration

SAC and Sammy team up for a fun and horror-filled nightBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo Students Activities Council (SAC) and Samuel Morris Hall will team up for a fun and horror-filled night on Halloween. SAC will organize a fall fest while Foundations, the Brotherhood (Broho) and Penthouse have acclaimed […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Community children ages K-6 participate in after school art programming guided by Taylor students. (Photograph provided by Kathy Herrmann)

After school art program kicks off

Students become the teacher and children, the artistBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo The Taylor art department will begin the After School Art program for elementary students in grades K-6 on campus. Art education and pre-art therapy majors will be teaching the lessons under the supervision of Professor Kathy Herrmann. […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Jim Spiegel, Gary Ross, Kyle Gould, Bob Aronson and Bria Howard made up a panel to discuss #takeaknee on Tuesday night. (Photograph by Halie Owens)

Taking a knee

A nation divided by actionBy Gabby Carlson | Echo The National Football League (NFL) and the National Football League Players Association is divided over the controversial positions players are taking during the national anthem played before games. According to NBC News, as of Oct. 18, no common ground has been […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Kait Bedel shows off Zondervan’s display of games for checkout. (Photograph by Gabby Carlson)

Pass go

Board games now available in the libraryBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The Zondervan Library now offers a variety of board games for checkout. There are over 32 in current circulation, according to Information Services, Assessment and Marketing Librarian Shawn Denny. The games can be found at the shelf in the […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Paul Lowell Haines has been inaugurated as Taylor University’s 31st president. His wife Sherry and his two dogs join him in this next step.
(Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

Welcome, Mr. President

Dr. Paul Lowell Haines inaugurated as Taylor’s 31st presidentBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo Today at 10 a.m. in the Kesler Student Activities Center Field House, Paul Lowell Haines (’75), Ed.D., J.D., was officially inaugurated as the 31st president of Taylor University. According to the official inauguration website, after his […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Bree’s beat

Problems in paradiseBy Bree Bailey Known to many as a beautiful island getaway, Puerto Rico is home to gorgeous landscapes and kind-hearted people. Today, this scenic island is facing its most devastating catastrophe in over a century. Since Hurricane Maria struck on Sept. 20, Puerto Ricans have been fighting for […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Robert Priest was one of thirty to speak on witchcraft accusations at a UN workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photograph provided by Robert Priest)

Human rights wronged

U.N. invites professor to speak at witchcraft accusation workshopBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Robert Priest, professor of anthropology, spoke at a United Nations (U.N.) Experts Workshop held in Geneva, Switzerland on Sept. 21-22. The workshop highlighted witchcraft accusations happening in Europe and Africa in today’s culture. Thirty experts were brought […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Verdin post clock got installed this past week to make the newest campus “destination.” (Photograph provided Becca Robb)

A return investment

Class of ’67 donates 50th anniversary giftsBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo UPDATED 12:03 p.m. Fifty years ago, the class of ’67 walked the grounds of Taylor. This Friday, they are returning to offer their wisdom and gifts to the university as they reunite for their reunion. The gifts donated by […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Upland Council President John Bonham, Town Manager Jonathan Perez and Special Assistant to the President Ron Sutherland are all leading members of Upland town decisions and improvements.

Townies and trojans series

Talk of town improvement from Taylor officialsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Taylor University sits neatly on a piece of land that once was just part of a small town called Upland. The town is still active and buzzing with nonprofits, town hall meetings and up-and-coming businesses. But none of this […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
An INDOT representative presents Upland with a certificate award for the Community Crossings grant. Pictured: Councilman Ron Sutherland, INDOT representative Toni Mayo, Town Manager Jonathan Perez, Clerk Jane Rockwell, Street Superintendent Derik Dollar and Council President John Bonham.

Upland receives road grant

Town awarded $286,897.50 through INDOT grantBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo Last Friday, Upland was awarded the Community Crossings Grant of $286,897.50 from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to be used toward road funding. Described by the INDOT website, “Community Crossings is a partnership between INDOT and Hoosier communities, both […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News