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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
Review results in program changes

Review results in program changes

Julia Oller and Chris Yingling | Echo

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor grieves with Manchester University after fatal I-69 crash

Taylor grieves with Manchester University after fatal I-69 crash

Crash claims lives of three Manchester University studentsBy Natalie Nohr | Echo Early Sunday morning, seven students finished a visit with friends from Taylor and Ball State, then headed back home to Manchester University. Three of those students never made it to Manchester’s campus. According to Director of Media Relations […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
With so many outreach options, picking one is overwhelming.

Easing the guilt

Community outreach outside the Taylor communityBy Rebecca A. Schriner | Echo Turn time back to Friday, Feb. 12—Community Outreach Chapel. This once-a-semester chapel session “encourages” students to join community involvement groups, such as Basics, ReaLife and Red Barn. I did not feel encouraged. Despite Jeffry Cramer’s anti-guilt message, I left that […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Though some panicked about rumoured whooping cough cases at Taylor, only two students have been diagnosed.

Whoop-dee-doo

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