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Students brave the cold for Coffee and Canvas event

A bright spot in winter white

Students brave the cold for coffee and canvas eventBy Alyssa Roat | Echo For those who braved the cold of J-Term, the Student Activities Council put together a night of art and music to brighten up the winter doldrums. According to junior J-Term Student Activities Council President Carlee Svec, Coffee […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Sophomore Max Urban and Junior Katie Turner carry on the literary traditions of Taylor

Bringing you 20th-century Taylor U

Looking Back on Traditions Long ExtinctBy Katie Pfotzer | Echo It is difficult to imagine Taylor as anything other than the bicycle-racing, lip sync-battling, dorm-obsessed place that it is. Every kooky tradition and drafty cinder block hallway represents this zany Shangri-La of intentional community they all call home. However, the […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Participants in the Walk-A-Mile event walk to help the homeless

Walk in their shoes

Event to support Marion homeless sheltersBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo A warm bed, a car, a coat, a quick walk to a medical facility. These are all things that can be taken for granted when forgetting the privileges we have as college students. The Grant County Walk-A-Mile event offers an […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Freshmen Lily Smith and Kamryn Koble take over Life & Times

Introducing your new Life & Times Co-Editors

Lily Smith and Kamryn Koble take over section for Spring semesterBy Victoria Lawson | Echo Just as Spring semester 2019 at Taylor began with blankets of fresh snow, The Echo’s Life & Times section is starting this semester with two pairs of fresh eyes. New Life & Times Co-Editors and […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“As soon as it was happening, I was calm and in the zone and I felt prepared to do it,” said Kemper.

Humans of Taylor U

We all have stories. What is yours? By Carly Wheeler | Contributor Within the acres of Taylor University, about 2,000 students live in community from September to May. From around the world, we come together to do similar things: go to chapel, go to class, share meals. But we are all […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Emily Cho gives advice on what life is like after Taylor.

Letters from grads, to grads 6/7

Taylor graduates give advice to seniorsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Emily Cho ’16 Exercise Science Absolutely not! And I find this quite hilarious. I graduated just last year with my B.S. in exercise science, so I figured I would be working in the fitness industry by now. However, within this […]

by · May 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Hannah Harvey shares her experiences after Taylor with graduating seniors.

Letters from grads, to grads 5/7

Taylor graduates give advice to seniorsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Hannah Harvey ’16 Christian Education When I graduated from Taylor I was unemployed, so I didn’t really have an idea of what was in store. I knew I wanted to move to the Chicagoland area and live with my sister. […]

by · May 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Ireland in all of its beauty is a home away from home to some Taylor students

Home away from home

Readjusting after studying abroadBy Kenzi Nevis | Contributor Adjusting to campus after studying abroad can be like jumping into the freezing Irish Sea in October—it’s worth it, but it takes courage. And while Taylor is one of the most welcoming communities I’ve ever been a part of, coming back is still hard. I […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
“President Duterte reviews honor guards at Air Force City in Clark Field, Pampanga,” July 7, 2016. (Photo provided by the Philippine Star)

Behind the headlines: an in-depth analysis of international affairs

Philippine politics reflect their disruptive leaderBy Wilson Alexander | Contributor It seems as though many Americans only notice the Philippines when they are thinking about going on a mission trip, but recent developments on the Southeast Asian archipelago are bringing the country into the international spotlight. President Rodrigo Duterte has only […]

by · October 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Last year’s sale raised $2,600, which is almost enough to sponsor two kids to attend Lift.

Back to the Haak

Sale behind the Haak to benefit Lift By Becca Robb | Echo  Bring them your mugs, your lamps, your dusty paintings yearning to breathe free. Next Saturday, the Haak is hosting a sale to benefit Lift, a local organization that works to enrich the lives of students at Eastbrook South. […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News