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Senior Katie Wierenga will travel over 3,000 miles to play soccer in England following graduation. (Photo by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

From soccer to “football”

Senior soccer player to compete in England By Brianna Kudisch | Echo Once they graduate, some seniors travel quite a distance for a new job or graduate school. For senior Katie Wierenga, life after graduation looks a little different. Starting in late August, she’ll play women’s soccer for Northumbria University, […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Should health insurance be a priority?

Should health insurance be a priority?

Professionals emphasize the need for young adults to get insuredBy Laura Koenig | Echo Adulting. It includes jobs, bills, houses, cars and insurance. Part of this “real world” experience is sorting through employer benefit packages, including health insurance. These days, news outlets constantly report on health insurance as Congress debates […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Graphic by Derek Bender

Always learning

How Taylor stays accredited By Jeff Grogan | Echo Taylor degrees mean something to the professional world because Taylor University is accredited. Achieving and maintaining accreditation is a stressful process that cycles in eight-year waves. The wave is starting to crest. Next year, it will land on Upland’s shores. Taylor administration, […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
From script to screen

From script to screen

Screenwriter Bill Myers instructs class over J-termBy Laura Koenig | The Echo In his youth, he dreamed about becoming a dentist. But God soon led Hollywood scriptwriter and best-selling author Bill Myers to a different career— film directing. Now, his name is on the covers of multiple books and in […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
First step into fiction

First step into fiction

Junior professional writing student lands book deal By Laura Koenig | Echo He hadn’t won the Editor’s Choice award. He just knew it. The acquisitions editor returned his novel manuscript before the awards banquet, telling him to send it to her for more feedback. He thought that was the end, and […]

by · November 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment