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Building bridges

Bridge festival fosters community connectionBy Megan Herrema | Echo This weekend, the Matthews Lions Club will host its 46th Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival next to the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. According to Festival Chairman Roger Richards, over 10,000 people attend the festival each year. “It brings the […]

by · September 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
2016 Taylor alumna Tobi Ballantine goofs around with her father, Michael Ballantine.

Zika, the effects and affected

Taylor graduate Tobi Ballantine clears up the misconceptions behind the virusBy Katherine Yeager | Echo For Tobi Ballantine (’16), Zika became more than a buzzword. Eight days after returning from the Dominican Republic, Ballantine’s father, Michael Ballantine, contracted the Zika virus from an infected mosquito. After speaking with her father, […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
“Don’t kick this bucket” list

“Don’t kick this bucket” list

What to do before leaving the cornfieldsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo A group of random students were asked what they want to do before they leave Taylor University. This was compiled into a “bucket list” for future generations to have for their personal use. Some had to consider the question for […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshman Jasmine Richardson washes a firetruck at the Upland Community Fire Department.

Plunging in

The tradition, growth and people of Community PlungeBy Katherine Yeager | Echo It’s 10:30 a.m. on a Monday in Upland. The streets are quiet, but the Upland Community Fire Department buzzes with activity. Don’t worry, there’s no emergency. Students and community volunteers donning matching gray T-shirts smile and soak each […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
One of us is cuddly and loves food; the other one is a cat statue.

New year, new section

A letter from the editor By Anna Oelerich | Echo Dear Echo Reader, Welcome to campus, and welcome to the first Local & Indiana article of the year! If you’re a first-time Taylor student, you’re in good company—this portion of the newspaper is just as new as you are. Thus, […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
The worst kind of touchdown

The worst kind of touchdown

Taylor students take shelter as tornadoes rip through Grant and Howard countiesBy Anna Oelerich | Echo Imagine it’s your first day back at Taylor, and you end up spending much of it in the basement. That’s what happened to many students and staff on Wednesday afternoon when a storm that […]

by · August 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
President-Elect P. Lowell Haines, and his brothers Douglas and Terry, sing one of the songs from their album.

A voice worth hearing

The album of Taylor’s president-elect could reveal something about our future By Laura Koenig | Echo We know about his extensive legal experience and his current and future involvement at Taylor, but most of us have not heard about one of Taylor President-Elect P. Lowell Haines’s notable achievements—his path to musical […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Students will be able to choose between using "Dining Dollars" or meal swipes.

New Campus Center to change meal plans

Taylor’s new dining options to operate on “Dining Dollar” systemBy Cassidy Grom | Echo  “You wanna grab some noodles at LaRita’s?” said every future Taylor University student ever. Tuesday, as students continued to deliberate about the nickname of the new Campus Center (“LaRita’s” is currently winning in the online Echo […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times, News
Though some panicked about rumoured whooping cough cases at Taylor, only two students have been diagnosed.


Cases of whooping cough surface after students traveled abroadBy Becca Robb | Echo Two students who took the Italian Cultural Legacy Honors trip over J-term returned stateside with an unexpected souvenir—whooping cough. Whooping cough (known medically as pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection, according to the Mayo Clinic. […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor University Announces Lowell Haines as President-Elect

Taylor University Announces Lowell Haines as President-Elect

On Thursday, Taylor announced P. Lowell Haines as the president-elect of the university following the retirement of standing president, Eugene Habecker, in June 2016. The following is a press release from Taylor:   Upland, Ind. – The Taylor University Board of Trustees announced today it has selected alumnus and longtime Indianapolis […]

by · January 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News