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The group toured the New York Stock Exchange, compliments of a Taylor alumnus who won a visit on a charity auction (Provided by Scott Adams)

Business students visit NYC

Taylor business and finance students visit New York Stock ExchangeBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor  Business professor Scott Adams and seven business and finance students recently made a trip to New York City for Quinnipiac University’s annual Global Asset Management Education (Q G.A.M.E.) Forum. They had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Time is never a guarantee. (Photo by Natalie Nohr)

Brevity and beauty

The challenge of remembrance By Natalie Nohr | Contributor As I interviewed the Habeckers, sitting across the hardwood table from them, my last question hung in the air: “What would your hopes be for this memorial week?” I wanted to put my finger on how to share this accident with […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students gathered to comfort each other after the tragedy. (Photo provided by Michael Conroy of Associated Press)

Taylor community remembers van accident

Holding onto hope, recognizing time is no guaranteeBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor Tuesday, April 26, 2016 marks the 10th year since the day Taylor’s community lost five of its members: Laura Van Ryn, Brad Larson, Betsy Smith, Laurel Erb and Monica Felver. “There were two phases in our lives, the […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Whitney (Cerak) Wheeler and her family, ten years following her involvement in tragic Taylor van accident.

Redefining Identity

Whitney Wheeler’s journey to restorationBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo Whitney (Cerak) Wheeler (‘09) recently returned from youth group, where she leads a group of fun, easily distracted middle school girls. Her three kids are now in bed and the house is quiet. As an army wife and the mother of […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Taylor students compete remotely in a computer hacking competition.

Capture the flag with a twist

CSE majors participate in online capture the flag competitionBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Last Saturday, four Taylor teams competed remotely against other universities in a cybersecurity capture the flag competition hosted by Buena Vista University (BVU) in Storm Lake, Iowa. The four Taylor teams met in Euler 218/219 from 10:45 […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News, Science & Tech
Sophomores Kory Orellana, Wyatt Shanks, Joe Schuette and Graham Ortmann are hosting a carwash for their management class

Car wash, canines come to campus

“Wash a Whip, Pet a Pup” proceeds to benefit Grant County Humane SocietyBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor Roll those cars out of their parking spaces and head to the west Odle parking lot for a car wash and time with puppies on Saturday from 12-2:30 p.m. A car wash is […]

by · April 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Students hoping to learn are out of luck, but at least the chairs are comfy.

Senior Snooze-inar

Senior year is fun, but Senior Seminar is notBy Chris Yingling | Echo During my final months at Taylor, I’ve had the opportunity to look back on my last four years. I think of the friends I’ve met, the feats I’ve accomplished and the memories I’ve made. I’m thankful for so many […]

by · April 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Employees spent about 29 hours cleaning up debris from the fallen oak tree


Strong winds fell trees and inflict damage around campusBy Becca Robb | Echo Last Saturday, winds in excess of 60 mph swept through Upland and wreaked havoc on Taylor’s campus. Facilities Service Director Greg Eley, who’s lived in the area for nearly a decade, said this was the worst wind […]

by · April 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Most college graduates leave the state after they turn the tassel 
Graphic by Becca Robb

Plugging Indiana’s brain drain

Two entrepreneurship events aim to encourage students to establish roots in IndianaBy Anna Oelerich | Contributor So you’re graduating from Taylor, and wondering where you’ll head next. If you’re anything like many Indiana college graduates, the answer is “anywhere but here.” Maybe you dream of kissing the flat cornfields of […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
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