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Kelsey Lavender learned from her experiences abroad.

Kelsey Lavender finds courage in her experiences abroad

Lavender shares about her travels abroadJori Hanna | Echo Courage. Humility. Faith. These are the words senior Kelsey Lavender used to describe her experiences traveling and studying abroad during her time at Taylor. Lavender has been a part of four study abroad trips during her Taylor experience, twice during semesters […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Features
A student opens his Bible for study

Learning how to learn

Class teaches fundamentals of Bible studyJed Barber | Echo The old adage goes, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Yet often in my own life, I find myself settling for spiritual “fish” […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team gathers data

Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team gathers data

The people behind the surveysBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor Have you ever wondered why you take a survey before and after a Lighthouse trip? Or been curious about who interviews you after you study abroad? Taylor’s Intercultural Research Team is responsible for both. The team collects data from students who […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Hartford City: Hidden gem

Hartford City: Hidden gem

Local community has lots to offerBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editor It’s brisk outside. You find yourself thirsty for a hot beverage to warm your soul, and suddenly you remember the $5 you found in your old sweatshirt pocket yesterday. Immediately you jump in your car, intending to end […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(Photograph provided by Need some help studying? Try listening to these classical melodies.

Focused study sessions

Taylor’s music department gives study music suggestions By JoAnn Rediger | Faculty Contributor “Research supports the idea that listening to classical music while studying can enhance learning and concentration. Film scores are also an excellent source of music to listen to while studying. Thank you to the 9 a.m. Art […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The belltower at Tokyo Christian University is reminiscent of Taylor’s own Rice Bell Tower.  (Photo provided by Kathryn Kroeker)

Taylor expands overseas study opportunities

Broadening the scope of international experienceBy Emily Russell | Contributor This semester Taylor University introduced two new international programs including a semester in Japan and a summer Historic Christian Belief trip for the 2016–17 academic year. The Spencer Centre for Global Engagement’s newsletter said two Taylor students,juniorElise Whiteandsenior Kathryn Kroeker, […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News


Seven books to make your downtime launch timeBy Nichole Parks | Contributor I get it, the toll of textbooks. I really do. You’re speaking with a card-carrying member of the Netflix library. I mean, since Law & Order: SVU dedicates many an episode to social commentary, there’s really no need […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Starting block or writer’s block?

Starting block or writer’s block?

The writing center joins the teamBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor On Monday, the Writing Center’s Academic Coaching Center opened in the KSAC. Located in KSAC 105, the new Coaching Center can be used for meeting with Academic Enrichment tutors or Writing Center consultants, and for personal study space. “We think […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Study soundtracks

Study soundtracks

Must-have albums for your semester playlistAustin Lindner | Echo With fall semester on the horizon, it’s becoming more and more clear that the season for beach anthems and breezy radio hits is coming to an end. Yes, Demi Lovato, summer is over and no, you’re no longer “cool for it.” […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment