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Anything but silent

Anything but silent

Trojans move to 21–0 on Silent Night; defeat Great Lakes Christian 97–84By Justin Chapman | Echo Odle Arena is filled, the music is blaring, the students are chanting, Taylor’s men’s basketball team is throwing down dunks left and right during warmups. Silent Night is about to begin, and the 10th […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Men's Basketball, News, Photo Gallery, Sports

President passes new purple palette

What the color changes mean for the Taylor communityBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo If you frequent the Taylor bookstores, you may have noticed a gradual change in merchandise. Not only does this have to do with the changing of the seasons, but Taylor University has officially changed the purple. The University’s […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
After 10 years of working in advancement at Greenville College, Rex Bennett is welcomed to Taylor's campus. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

Bennett begins term

Taylor hires new Vice President for University AdvancementBy: Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo Dr. Rex Bennett will begin serving at Taylor University as Vice President for University Advancement today. Bennett will be filling the role formerly held by Dr. Ben Sells, who served at Taylor for nearly 10 years, according […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Renowned author to speak in chapel Wednesday By Cassidy Grom | Echo  Taylor University will award Os Guinness, a Christian author and social critic, an honorary doctorate on Wednesday. During chapel, Guinness will address the Taylor community following a short ceremony. Guinness, who is a direct descendent from the Dublin brewer, […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will become varsity programs in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (Photograph provided by Fayth Glock)

Lacrosse teams added as varsity programs

Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams turning varsity in 2019 and 2020By Eric Andrews | Echo The Taylor athletic department announced last Friday that the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will turn into varsity programs in the coming years. The men’s team will make the jump to the varsity level during the […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
(photo by Natalie Nohr)

Communities come together in Take it to the Hoop

Taylor hosts Special Olympics basketball tournamentBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor The KSAC bustled with the energy of 350 athletes and their families, supported by approximately 150 Taylor student volunteers at Take it to the Hoop, an annual Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament ran for over 13 hours, with the help […]

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
Taylor Dining Commons employee found dead

Taylor Dining Commons employee found dead

University sources say death was unexpectedAt 4:05 p.m. today, Vice President for Student Development Skip Trudeau announced to the Taylor community that Cindy McWhirt was found dead. McWhirt was a member of Taylor’s dining staff. She often worked at the top of the DC, greeting students and scanning their ID […]

by · October 31, 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
Preliminary statistics from the Senior Exit Survey. (Designed by Matthew Morse.)

A 170-year legacy

Meet the graduating class of ’16By Katherine Yeager | Contributor  From Pick-a-Dates to Airband, O-Groups to Senior Seminar, Taylor memories will fly through the 2016 graduates’ brains at lightning speed as they turn their tassels May 21. The preliminary results from senior surveys as well as reflections from students and […]

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