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Michael W. Smith returns to Taylor for Surrounded By A Million Lights World Tour.

Taylor lit by “A Million Lights”

Legacy artist joins family weekend festivitiesBy Ellie Tiemens | Echo Three-time Grammy and 45 time Dove Award winning artist Michael W. Smith will perform live at Rediger Chapel Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Family Weekend festivities. Smith has sold over 15 million albums and is labeled […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Andrew Freer catches a disk on Breuninger lawn.

Additions being made to nearby park

Disc golf course coming to UplandBy Abigail Yasmeen Roberts | Echo This coming semester the Upland Community Council will officially open a brand new, state of the art, competition level disc golf course in downtown Upland. Disc golf is a flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Joseph Ford hits the books in Zondervan Library.

Library has most successful summer program yet

Upland Library receives increased fundingBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo The Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Library in Upland requested a budget increase of 5 percent for the 2019 year in hopes of funding prized programming, library resources, and a larger building down the road. The Upland Public Library currently has a […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Men of Samuel Morris Hall enjoy Chick-Fil-A in the LaRita Boren Campus Center.

Dining changes coming in September

What to expect from dining services this yearStarting this semester, there will be many changes to Taylor’s dining services. In the Hodson Dining Commons, the deli station will soon have a Subway-style line. The students will be able to order what they want, and the worker will make the sandwich. […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Rice Bell Tower patio represents the seven anchor points of Taylor University.

Updates made to bell tower

Alumni lay bricks in new bell tower patioTaylor University’s 1968 alumni got down on their hands and knees to lay bricks in the Rice Bell Tower patio with Taylor’s grounds crew beginning the second week of June 2018. The new patio space surrounding the bell tower was funded and partially […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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
Freshman Caleb Hoogerheide moves into Samuel Morris Hall as part of the 264 males that make the class of 2022 nearly a 50/50 split.

Largest class arrives on campus

Admissions addresses concerns about housingBy Holly Gaskill | Echo This year, Taylor welcomes 536 freshmen, the largest incoming class in school history. The class of 2020 beats the previous largest class, the class of 2014, by 17 students. In addition to the incoming freshman class, Taylor is receiving 42 transfer […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Keepers of the Faith quartet perform for audiences in Epworth United Methodist Church.

Heart and soul

Keepers of the Faith Quartet to perform in MatthewsBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo International gospel quartet Keepers of the Faith is performing in a concert at Epworth United Methodist Church (UMC) in Matthews, Indiana this weekend. It will be their third consecutive year at this location. The band will be […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bruised hearts

Bruised hearts

Taylor after the accident By Katherine Yeager | Contributor Swipe. Smile. Find a seat. The mealtime ritual at Hodson Dining Commons (DC) is ingrained in students. But on April 26, 2006, daily life came to a halt and the Taylor community gathered together to grieve. The former lead server of […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News