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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
(Graphic by Ian Proano)

Texting a friend

How should we interact with LGBT individuals?By G. Connor Salter | Contributor About two years ago, I joined a social media group that gave out scholarships for taking part in simple campaigns—making birthday cards for kids in homeless shelters, giving unwanted clothes to charity; things like that. One particular group sent […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Habits for Success

Habits for Success

Five takeaways from International Student OrientationBy Luke A. Widman | Echo We pulled into a campus of warm brick buildings and large swaths of grass, all bathed in the Indiana sunshine. Despite the pleasant day, my stomach churned. This was college. After 19 years of living in West Africa, I […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Flourishing friendships

Flourishing friendships

Friends shine flashlights into our livesBy Jessie Stover | Contributor At Taylor you will experience four years—maybe fewer—hearing some keywords over and over again. You will speak “right relationship,” “flourishing” and “intentional community” in your sleep. And while these words will be made fun of or used in a sarcastic […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
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
On the 90 percent

On the 90 percent

Considering implications of an egalitarian perspectiveBy Veronica Toth | Contributor Last semester, I found myself a part of quite a few conversations about gender—productive, kind and meaningful conversations which I loved. Campus-sponsored movie viewings, especially, did a great job of sparking dialogue. An interesting fact from the documentary The Mask […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opting Out

Opting Out

Navigating the intersection of art and faithBy Paula Weinman | Contributor Each year, Duke University assigns voluntary summer reading to its incoming freshman class. This year, Duke freshman Brian Grasso told* his class, via Facebook, that he wouldn’t be reading this year’s book—Alison Bechdel’s illustrated memoir Fun Home—for moral reasons. (The […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Church shopping: one of a freshman’s greatest challenges.

The perfect fit

Shopping for the perfect church in an imperfect worldBy Amy Gaasrud | Contributor The phrase “church shopping” is used commonly at Taylor. The idea is simple: visit different churches until you find one that suits your needs. A church shopper tries on churches like a teenage girl tries on jeans. […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials

Putting pen to paper

Opinion sections rely on contributors for most of the content each week. The Echo’s opinion section is no different. Here is a call to faculty and staff to participate in writing their opinion to share with the Taylor community and the Echo audience.

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorials