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The dorm friendly recipe book: Christmas edition

The dorm friendly recipe book: Christmas edition

Festive treats for all your holiday needsBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo The whirlwind of the Christmas season is upon us (literally). Amidst the hectic open house prepping, exam studying, post-Thanksgiving working out and Silent Night anticipating, you need to take a snack break. It’s important to take time to warm […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Drew Shriner poses with his crocs for his column "Croc Thoughts"

Croc Thoughts

One student’s thought on faith impactBy Drew Shriner | Staff Writer Hello, friends, and welcome to Croc Thoughts. This is the first installment of a new bi-weekly column. In this space, I hope to offer a few thoughts about a question that I am being challenged by. More specifically, I […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
One of Taylor’s accommodations for handicapped students.

How accessible is Taylor?

Students with disabilities find a voice at TaylorAlyssa Roat | Echo Last spring, junior Megan Burkhart was half-carried down the stairs of her dorm to a waiting ambulance. Why? English Hall has no elevator, and EMTs couldn’t reach her with a stretcher. Samantha Hurst (’18) invited her sister who uses […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A group of girls gathers at the Penthouse Coffee House to play cards and drink some coffee.

First round results are in

Rating September and October open housesBy Kassidy Weemhoff & Lauren Rink | Echo   September 26 – Penthouse Coffee House We credit this floor of Samuel Morris Hall for kicking off this semester’s open houses with a relaxing and welcoming environment. Peers gathered around tables to play board games or […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Drew Jordahl enjoyed the new-look "Walk'n'Talk"

Res Life makes changes to “Awk Walk”

Student stands for time-tested traditionBy Sam Jones | Contributor Taylor University Welcome Weekend is one of the most eventful weekends during the Taylor school year. New students are getting acclimated with the culture as returning students welcome them to campus. What better way to welcome new students than to immediately […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Prepare for competition

Prepare for competition

Open house ranking to begin this yearBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo Red, White and Breu. Techno Night. Swalloween. Justin Timbercake. If these names don’t bring excitement to your very core, you haven’t experienced one of the many legendary Taylor open houses. Whether you’ve never been to an open house, are an […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Julia Hurlow talks about her new role as Director of Discipleship.

Former English Hall Director takes new position

Julia Hurlow now Director of DiscipleshipBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo Former English Hall Director Julia Hurlow has taken a new role as Director of Discipleship and is full of vision and passion for the coming year. As Director of Discipleship, Hurlow will primarily be working with Discipleship Assistants (DAs) and […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The new English Hall director Jessica Torres is also passionate about the Spanish language and is trying to start a club on campus. (Courtesy of Jessica Torres)

Q&A with new English Hall director

Times with Jessica Torres will be fun this yearBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Q: What drew you to Taylor? A: I heard a lot about Taylor from colleagues at Wheaton who had either attended, worked at Taylor or had kids going to Taylor. Q: What is your “Taylor story?” A: […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
DA and PA: more than acronyms

DA and PA: more than acronyms

New and returning DAs and PAs share their thoughts on residence life leadershipBy Katherine Yeager | Echo As returning students move back on campus, they greet their DAs and PAs with smiles and summer stories. Incoming freshman and transfer students, still learning campus acronyms, hear “district attorney” and “public address” and […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News