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A breakdown of current Student Body President and Vice President roles

A breakdown of current Student Body President and Vice President roles

Arpin and Wright’s self-reported weekly time commitmentsThe Echo reached out to current Student Body President Nicole Arpin and Vice President Adam Wright, asking them how many hours they spent in each of their job requirements.   Nicole Arpin Last week, Arpin spent 17 hours actively working in her SBP role. […]

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(Photograph provided by Cora Wagoner) Taylor is one of 11 stops for Josh Garrels’ and John Mark Millan’s The Revelators Tour.

Real time

Josh Garrels and John Mark McMillan concertBy Grace Hooley | Echo Have you ever felt time stand still? The clock slows as a feeling of significance courses through your veins. You and the people around you experience it: a little bit of magic in real time. Taylor students have the […]

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Free speech isn’t free

Not everything that can be said should be saidBy Marshall Oppel | Contributor Political correctness. Censorship. Being a decent human being. Violating our First Amendment rights. The topic of political correctness is a fairly heated one. On the one hand, we have a group of people who want to tailor our […]

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Photograph by Elyse Horb. Pictured: education majors Lauren Moreland, left, and Elyse Horb, right, discuss standardized testing.

Double standards

Standardized tests hurt critical thinkingBy Jessica Wise & Lauren Moreland | Contributors Jessica Wise is an English education major and Lauren Moreland is a math education major. Both are seniors. Standardized testing is a necessary evil. Some educators believe academic standards are unrealistic nuisances, though others believe they are essential […]

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Hurt’s heart

Hurt’s heart

Alum Mark Hurt shows his passion for missionsBy Katherine Yeager | Echo During a recent visit to Taylor’s campus, Mark Hurt (’85) shared his Taylor experience and heart: for missions, for ministry and for Christians in the public arena. As Hurt campaigns for U.S. Senate campaign, he hopes that the […]

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(Photograph by Mindy Wildman) Elizabeth Stehl Kleberg, Tal Gilboa and Matt Kleberg opened their exhibition by sharing their thoughts about their works.

“Through Sunset into the Raccoon Night”

New York artists create Metcalf’s exhibitionBy Laura Koenig | Echo There are no raccoons roaming this exhibition. Instead, oil paintings, projections, bent plexiglass and ringing bells fill Metcalf Gallery. Oil paintings displaying bold colors, straight lines and empty spaces cover the left side of the gallery while projections reflected off […]

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(Photography by Hannah Bolds) Senior Austin Lindner, who plays Henry Law, practices during dress rehearsal this week.

Bring your umbrella

A review of Taylor Theatre’s new production By Kelsea Denney | Contributor  “You can only see so far ahead, and that’s enough for now.” It’ll take courage to sit in Mitchell Theatre during the next two weekends as the lights dim and the rumble of thunderstorms fill your heart. On […]

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Several speakers for this year's NSLC include: Josh Riebock, Katelyn Beaty, Jenny Yang and Lisa Sharon Harper (Provided by Kelly Sisson)

Everyday leadership

Taylor hosts annual National Student Leadership ConferenceBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo Taylor University is hosting the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) Friday and Saturday. Planned and led by students each year, the conference embraces a theme, Gather, to signal their goal for the event. This year’s motto is: “Coming together to […]

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Student Body President and Vice President poll results

Student Body President and Vice President poll results

Students speak up on how they vote and perceive electionsInformation compiled by Annabelle Blair | Echo The Echo polled Taylor students on the upcoming SBP and VP elections, generating 663 responses. Students were asked if they intended to vote and if they attended the election forum hosted by Taylor Student Organizations, […]

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Changes in management brought new faces to the Hodson Dining Commons (Photo by Halie Owens)

What’s new with your food

Management shifts prompt change in the Dining CommonsBy Jaci Gorrell | Contributor Recent changes in DC management have prompted a reevaluation of necessary leadership positions. Whereas the DC and Campus Center were formerly overseen by the Dining Services Director, this job is no longer feasible for a single position. Dave Seweryn, […]

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