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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
“[Theater] is mostly about playwrights exploring and talking about and writing about the human condition. And that’s what draws me to it. That’s why I love it.” –Brandt Maina

Humans of Taylor U

When real experiences are embodied on stageBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor “A man lives alone in Alaska. In the winter, a woman comes running in a wedding dress. The interaction he has with the woman, who has obviously run away from her wedding and is mentally distraught — and the […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomore Victoria Lawson has had to learn how to overcome the struggles that dyscalculia, a common learning disorder, brings to her daily life.

Using resources and asking for help

One student’s learning disorder storyBy Madi Turpin | Contributor Although sophomore Victoria Lawson may struggle to perform long division, she graduated high school with above a 4.0 GPA and has gotten straight As in every subject matter aside from math. This is due to Lawson’s previous diagnosis of dyscalculia: a […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times, Uncategorized
Freshmen Will Ritsema, Elissa Erb, Jacob Ferguson and Lily Walter display their Taylor pride and enthusiasm as they lead the freshman class.

Freshman of Inter-Class Council reflects on first year

Planning events and changing perspectivesBy Victoria Lawson | Echo Freshmen Elissa Erb, Jacob Ferguson, Will Ritsema and Lily Walter of the Inter-Class Council (ICC) cabinet are thankful for what they consider to be a successful and meaningful year. “We care about more than just about events,” said Walter, the freshman ICC […]

by · May 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Senior Mykhail McClain models the traditional look of visiting students: clutching the purple admissions folder.

The host with the most fun

How to host prospective studentsBy Lauren Rink & Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editors As Community Life Scholarship weekend is upon us, many Taylor students will be hosting prospective high school students overnight. We have compiled a list of do’s and don’t to make your hosting experience as seamless as possible. […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Hello, Mr. President

Hello, Mr. President

Taylor students weigh in on Inauguration Day

by · January 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
A life cut short

A life cut short

IWU senior dies in bicycle accidentBy Anna Oelerich | Echo  Indiana Wesleyan University is mourning the recent loss of one of its students. Senior Vincent Kurtz, 21, died Monday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne after a bicycle accident left him in critical condition. Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Kurtz […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Taylor student moms

Taylor student moms

Celebrating Mother’s Day on campusBy Sarah Davis | Echo In the spirit of Mother’s Day, The Echo sought out students to celebrate here at Taylor. The following women possess many motherly qualities, providing comfort to homesick freshman and stability to reckless seniors. Despite their lack of actual motherhood experience, the […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
A director’s role

A director’s role

Seniors direct student plays that will be performed this weekendBy Danielle Barnes | Echo This weekend, two plays hit Taylor’s campus: one filled with humor and the other reaching deep into the clash of personality and ideology. Seniors Leah Murphy and Morgan Turner are each directing a show for their […]

by · April 1, 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