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Many seniors’ first Welcome Weekend memory is patterned with flannel, hay bales and Stetsons thanks to the annual Hoedown, last held in 2014 (photo provided by Ellen Hershberger).

The last four years

Highlights from seniors’ Taylor careersBy Jeff Grogan | Echo Memorable events around campus  Breuninger Hall opened (2013) Breuninger Hall is the newest dorm on campus and houses 150 males and females, according to Taylor’s website. Junior Mark Allsman said he appreciates the mix of students within it’s three floors: “We don’t […]

by · May 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features, News
Trash Talk

Trash Talk

People pick up all our waste and sort through all our recycling at TaylorBy Becca Robb | Echo

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Student Body President and Vice President poll results

Students speak up on how they vote and perceive electionsInformation compiled by Annabelle Blair | Echo The Echo polled Taylor students on the upcoming SBP and VP elections, generating 663 responses. Students were asked if they intended to vote and if they attended the election forum hosted by Taylor Student Organizations, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Marketing students lose professor

Marketing students lose professor

Students transition into alternative marketing coursesBy Ellen Hershberger | Contributor On Wednesday, Feb. 1, David Anderson, associate professor of marketing, did not show up for his first day of class. Despite being scheduled before the semester began, all of Anderson’s spring classes have since been removed from the course registration […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Morley has served for over 17 years in student development. (Photo by Elyse Horb)

Fond farewells

Dean of students accepts new positionBy Megan Herrema | Echo   After over 17 years of service in student development, Steve Morley will relinquish his role as dean of students to accept a new position at a higher education consulting firm in North Carolina. According to colleague Drew Moser, dean of […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students link arms and pray: interceding for “walls to come down, hearts to be softened and repentance from the sin of racism,” according to the event invitation. (Photo by Cassidy Grom)

Race relations

Six snapshots of Taylor students’ experiences By Cassidy Grom | Echo On campus “I never noticed that I was actually black until I came to school,” senior Leslie Romer said. Romer grew up in the Bahamas. The first semester of his freshman year at Taylor, his professor, who is black, came […]

by · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
A software transition led to the creation of student PINs when copying in a departmental context. (Photo by Halie Owens)

A painless PaperCut

Taylor updated its printer software program this summerBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor An email from Taylor University’s Post Office this summer announced new PaperCut software along with the personal identification numbers this software requires to make copies. Though the announcement caused initial confusion, students who have learned how the […]

by · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students learn how to utilize Launch Taylor’s new space at Tuesday’s open house. (Photo by Hannah Bolds)

Launch Taylor takes off

Taylor Enactus and Promising Ventures revitalize former campus police buildingBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Taylor Enactus and Promising Ventures hosted an open house this past Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the old campus police building with the beginning of their program, Launch Taylor. With the opening of the […]

by · October 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Reclaimed furniture adds to the vibe in Reade Center’s new student lounge (Photo by Naomi Page).

Re-thinking Reade Center

Students determine the character of their new loungeBy Annabelle Blair | Echo Reade Memorial Liberal Arts Center introduced its student lounge, located inside the west door, at the start of the semester with free coffee, hors d’oeuvres and spiced chai. The project began last year when program offices (then located […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Local cafe facilitates community involvementBy Megan Herrema | Echo From researching sausage production to spending summer in Upland, Taylor students have discovered the Bridge Cafe is more than just a study spot with a relaxed vibe and a locally sourced menu; it’s an opportunity to engage with the Upland community. […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana