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The Rice Bell Tower patio represents the seven anchor points of Taylor University.

Updates made to bell tower

Alumni lay bricks in new bell tower patioTaylor University’s 1968 alumni got down on their hands and knees to lay bricks in the Rice Bell Tower patio with Taylor’s grounds crew beginning the second week of June 2018. The new patio space surrounding the bell tower was funded and partially […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Rice Bell Tower burns out

Rice Bell Tower burns out

The light no longer shinesBy Donna Downs | Faculty Contributor Up beyond the village border, Pointing in the air, Stands her tower seen far distant When the day is fair. (Taylor School Song) Perhaps the only phrase heard more at Taylor University than “intentional community” is “integration of faith and […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Friday the 13th helps us re-examine superstitions

Friday the 13th helps us re-examine superstitions

Our ViewBy Editorial Board | Echo Black cats, the number 13, spilled salt. These are just a few superstitions that people seem to have. But where do superstitions come from? Professor of Anthropology Robert J. Priest observed the Aguaruna peoples of northern Peru, a subgroup of Jivaro peoples, and their […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Students once again find the bell tower surrounded by caution tape

Bricks without steel

Another brick falls from the Rice Bell TowerBy Hope Bolinger | Echo It seemed the bell tolled for itself on the last week of J-term. Students expressed annoyance when encountering the recent construction: “It was kind of sad seeing it all taped up,” sophomore Sadie Schultz said. “I was also […]

by · February 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students use unmarked walkways to get around construction. (Photo by Halie Owens)

Construction completion in sight

Weather delays work on the Rice bell towerBy Peyton Smith | Echo The construction is near. Workers hope to complete the bell tower project by Sept. 12, weather permitting. Last year, bell tower bricks were falling. Now the center of campus looks like a crime scene, blocked off with caution tape […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News