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A student enjoys a quiet moment with some poetry.

Slow down with a daily poem

Why reading a poem every day is good for youChrysa Keenon | Echo E. Cummings. Emily Dickinson. Robert Frost. What do all these dead people have in common? They were all poets. And the work they completed is relevant to us today, even as media-hungry college students. A lot of […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Junior Erica Bell won first prize in the OVC art contest. (Photograph provided by Jazmin Tuscani)

Learn the art of looking through the eyes of another

OVC art contest raises awarenessBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Look and you will see the innocent, pleading eyes of children looking for love. Their voices speak through the artwork submitted to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) art contest which will be on display in the Larita Boren Campus Center until […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Visit the recital hall on Nov. 8 to remember WWI with music and poetry.

Take the time to reflect with poetry and music

Faculty recital commemorates WWIBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo The music of rejoicing voices replaced the cacophony of gunfire 100 years ago. Taylor is still remembering that day. Poetry and music will be combined in a recital called “Remembrances of War.” According to a press release, Lorne Mook, associate professor of English, […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Poetry is a dance of words (Photograph provided by pexels)

Creating beauty with the powerful music of words

A reflection on poetryBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo “Poems speak of the mortal condition; in poems we muse (as we say) about the tragic and glorious issues of our fragile and brief lives: our passions, our dreams, our failures,” Mary Oliver said in her book “Rules for the Dance: A […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Director of the Writing Center and Associate Professor of English Julie Moore published her first poem in 2004 after experiencing a season of illness. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

‘Full Worm Moon’ rising

English professor shares her heart behind new bookBy Kassidy Hall | Echo Full worm moon. The term refers to the first full moon in the month of March and is additionally the name of a book of poetry recently published by Julie Moore, director of the Writing Center and associate […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Farewell to fall

Farewell to fall

Students capture the last glimpses of autumnal glory An interpretive poem By sophomore Benjamin Jackson Leaves are falling we are falling in love, fall is here friends are near just like deer, follow me through the woods.     When Skies are Grey: A Collection of Haikus for Seasonal Depression […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment

Ode to the Gardener

Poem from Taylor’s fall Spiritual Renewal WeekBy Jason William Fisher | Contributor You smile down on me with sincere delight Kneel down to me, hold me in your hand Make clean my branch, ushering its flight You make time for this flimsy bough, though your garden so grand The blemish […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Graphic illustrated by Ian Proano. Poem by Matthew Storrer.

Slowing down

Is poetry still relevant in a fast-paced world?By Matthew Storrer | Contributor A week or so ago, I was walking out to my car on some errand or another when I passed by a group of men heading in the opposite direction. I couldn’t help but overhear some of their […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Through an open window the light shines

Through an open window the light shines

Art exhibit sheds light on mental health By Megan Herrema | Echo Minnetrista. No, it’s not a misspelling of “ministries.” It’s actually the name of a museum and cultural center in Muncie named after the Ball family’s home, which used to stand on the land now occupied by Minnetrista. Since […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Destination: Upland

Destination: Upland

Annual arts festival promotes local art and poetryBy Becca Eis | Echo Most Taylor students wouldn’t think of their little town of Upland in Grant County, Indiana, as a hub for culture and creativity, but Taylor alumnus Wes Rediger (’68) sees its potential, and is setting out to make Upland […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment