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This year’s Greece team will be under half the size of last year’s and made up of volunteers. (Photograph provided by Paige Kennedy)

Refugee stories, choral music and 300 glasses

Meet the Athens Spring Break Trip teamBy Grace Hooley | Echo  If you need glasses, you can get them. If it works with your schedule, you can attend concerts and meaningful plays in performance venues minutes from your dorm room. Other countries may not have those luxuries. This spring, members […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Blake Wheeler intently listens to professor Michael Jessup in the debriefing session after the two-hour refugee simulation hosted by the Sociology department and Global Outreach. (Photo by Hannah Bolds)

Experiencing the unknown

Students participate in refugee simulation By Brianna Kudisch | Echo The room is dark. You start moving up the stairs, but you stumble because you can’t see. You cautiously make your way up, avoiding setting off a landmine that threatens to end your trip before it begins. When you finally […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
The chorale sings “Witness” for Syrian refugees in a camp outside of Drama, Greece.

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Chorale performs at refugee camp during spring break trip to Greece  By Austin Lindner | Echo A shimmer of exhaust from the tour bus rose into the Greek night sky as 47 Taylor students piled into their vehicle. After finding their seats, the Taylor Concert Chorale quickly swapped shiny black […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Displaced from their homes, many Syrian refugees do not know where to turn.

States bar Syrian refugees

Twenty-six states have barred refugees from entering for fear of terror attacksBy Joseph Johns | Echo Twenty-six state governors issued statements within the last week objecting to admitting Syrian refugees into their respective states after the Parisian attacks last Wednesday. The attacks, concurrent with an ISIS video in which the […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National