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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
The tuition hike is still below other universities’ average. Graphic by: Matt Morse

Tuition increases by 4 percent

Cost of education takes a hike on high roadBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor Pull out a calculator and start crunching numbers for the 2016-17 school year—tuition rates are increasing by four percent. Next year, combined with the cost of room and board, the price tag for a year at Taylor will […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
(front row, left to right) Velma Kroeker, Esther Yordy, Liz Williamson, Janie Kesler, (back row, left to right) Lou Roth, Ruth King, and Marian Heacock meet every Monday morning.

Glory, Glories, hallelujah

Monday mornings with Upland’s Morning GloriesBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo It is not a coffee club or a baking league. There are no agendas, no set rules and no requirements. The Morning Glories simply meet once a week to talk and laugh. Every Monday morning at 9, they gather in […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
New dean Rhoda Sommers has served as faculty in several overseas positions
Photo provided by Rhoda Sommers

New dean to join Taylor

Taylor University welcomes Rhoda Sommers, Ph.D.By Brecken Mumford | Contributor Taylor University welcomes Rhoda Sommers as the new dean of the school of social sciences, business and education. She will assume the position on July 1, 2016. Sommers currently serves as the dean of the school of education and human development […]

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

The Delight Life

A new women’s ministry begins on campusBrianna Kudisch | Echo Vulnerability. This is the central focus of Delight, a women’s ministry with a brand-new chapter on Taylor’s campus. Launched this semester by sophomore Olivia Williams, Delight seeks to inspire a new sense of community within college campuses across the country. The […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Like the wind that blows through campus, the UPR had positive and negative effects.

Taylor Responds to the University Program Review

The UPR evokes a whirlwind of responses from the Taylor community  The wind that rips through campus is a pervasive reality at Taylor University, knocking students off sidewalks and leaving everyone’s hair tousled. But the wind has its upside too: students can windsurf on longboards and the turbines create renewable […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Moshier answered some but not all questions.

Communication without clarity

Taylor’s administration missed an opportunity to address campus’ concernsBy Julia Oller | Echo Over the past week, a cloud has settled over campus, and its shape closely resembles the letters U, P and R. Rumors surrounding the University Program Review (UPR) fell like fat raindrops several days before the official unveiling, […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials