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Martin Luther King, Jr. is still respected today as a great Civil Rights activist and pacifist.

Scavenging sources

On the necessity of contextBy Emily Brokaw | Contributor   When we meet someone with an opposing view, our immediate instinct is to reason them to our side. Often what is needed to clinch the argument is the right quote from the right person. Or, in many cases, the right […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
On the 90 percent

On the 90 percent

Considering implications of an egalitarian perspectiveBy Veronica Toth | Contributor Last semester, I found myself a part of quite a few conversations about gender—productive, kind and meaningful conversations which I loved. Campus-sponsored movie viewings, especially, did a great job of sparking dialogue. An interesting fact from the documentary The Mask […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Victory in violence

Victory in violence

Moral pursuit of racial justiceBy Max Price | Contributor Reading through the hashtag #IfIDieInPoliceCustody this summer was sickening. It would be disheartening enough if this were considered in theory, but those tweets were legitimate instructions based on the very real threat of death black America faces from the criminal justice […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Opting Out

Opting Out

Navigating the intersection of art and faithBy Paula Weinman | Contributor Each year, Duke University assigns voluntary summer reading to its incoming freshman class. This year, Duke freshman Brian Grasso told* his class, via Facebook, that he wouldn’t be reading this year’s book—Alison Bechdel’s illustrated memoir Fun Home—for moral reasons. (The […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Study soundtracks

Study soundtracks

Must-have albums for your semester playlistAustin Lindner | Echo With fall semester on the horizon, it’s becoming more and more clear that the season for beach anthems and breezy radio hits is coming to an end. Yes, Demi Lovato, summer is over and no, you’re no longer “cool for it.” […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Tensions rise between North Korea and South Korea along the border.

Korea in uproar

Korean students at taylor were scared that they would not make it to campus because of violence between North Korea and South Korea. By Tom Gbean | Echo Tensions rise between North Korea and South Korea along the border. Unlike most Taylor students who were worried about what to bring […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Church shopping: one of a freshman’s greatest challenges.

The perfect fit

Shopping for the perfect church in an imperfect worldBy Amy Gaasrud | Contributor The phrase “church shopping” is used commonly at Taylor. The idea is simple: visit different churches until you find one that suits your needs. A church shopper tries on churches like a teenage girl tries on jeans. […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Students to venture back to “Pangea” for Mosaic Night

Students to venture back to “Pangea” for Mosaic Night

MESA President, Jerchovia Moxey reveals details about upcoming Mosaic Night and Global Market events

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Timeline of key events leading up to Taylor's lawsuit. (Graphic by Matt Morse; Information compiled by Erika Norton)

Series of lawsuits contest federal mandates

Since 2012, many faith-based organizations have filed lawsuits against the HHS mandate similar to Taylor’s. The federal government has yet to reach a conclusion about granting exemptions to religious institutions.

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News

A ‘significant” essay

When senior Levi Boxell submitted his essay to the International Economic Society last spring, he didn’t think much of it.

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News