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Friendships can provide us with safe places.

Unpacking shame

My college journeyBy Sharee Nurse | Contributor To tell you about my experience at Taylor, I have to describe what preceded my time here. I grew up with a lot of shame about the color of my skin. I often felt angry at God for putting me in a black […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
In the classroom and in life, our cultures may keep us from engaging.

Remembering to engage

Recognizing a passive heritageBy May Young | Faculty Contributor As a Chinese-American professor at Taylor University, I am aware that my perspective provides only one facet to the Asian-American experience. The variety that exists is far too vast to treat in this limited article. With this in mind, I will […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Gary Johnson: America's third option

Why I’m voting for Gary Johnson

There is another optionBy Sarah Gorman | Contributor Election season 2016 has been a rollercoaster, and for many college-age students such as myself, this is the first presidential election we have a say in. With the youth voting turnout historically low—in the 2014 election, just under 20 percent of 18–29 year […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Trump presents the image of a successful businessman

Why I’m voting for Donald Trump

Trump has proven he’s all businessBy Noah Graham | Contributor Donald Trump. Whatever image of him is conjured up in your mind probably has been subjected to two years of political exposure. Donald Trump, by his very nature, is a business man. In that spirit of business, when we look […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Clinton brings years of political experience to her campaign

Why I’m voting for Hillary Clinton

I am not merely voting for myselfBy Hannah Schaefer | Contributor I am voting for Hillary Clinton because I recognize I am not merely voting for myself. I am not only voting on behalf of my own rights but also for the rights of those who cannot vote—those whose votes […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Luck of the Irish (study abroad student)

Luck of the Irish (study abroad student)

Adventures from a FISPer no credit hour can fulfillBy Kenzi Nevins | Contributor “You did what?” “Freshman year?” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard one of those phrases, I could’ve paid off my school loans by now. Which, actually, would be quite nice. The point is, […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Fewer guns, fewer deaths

Fewer guns, fewer deaths

There are some facts we should all agree onBy Max Price | Contributor   In recent election cycles, gun control has become an increasingly hot issue. Both sides rally their bases with promises to pass or prevent gun control legislation. Both sides vilify the other based on their positions. Similarly, […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Gun reduction, or better screening?

Gun reduction, or better screening?

Are lax background checks to blame for American gun violence?By Josh Beaumont | Contributor Gun control is an important issue; that goes without saying. Anyone who’s paying attention to the world must recognize the prevalence of gun violence in America, as well as the myriad responses each new mass shooting […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Ryan Lochte gains Olympic medal and criticism (photo by Google photos)

What would Ryan Lochte do?

A man at night needs to be a man in the morningBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo Ryan Lochte’s rise to fame was a long process. He was first recognized by those outside the swimming world in the 2004 Olympic Games, though his personality really captured the crowd’s attention at the 2012 […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Olympics in all its forms.

Some prices are not worth paying

Russian athletes competed in Rio—but should they have?By Wilson Alexander | Contributor One of the many iconic moments of the 2016 Summer Games was American swimmer Lilly King wagging her finger at Russian Yulia Efimova and then calling her out in the media for using performance-enhancing drugs. King would go […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials