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Anything but silent

Anything but silent

Trojans move to 21–0 on Silent Night; defeat Great Lakes Christian 97–84By Justin Chapman | Echo Odle Arena is filled, the music is blaring, the students are chanting, Taylor’s men’s basketball team is throwing down dunks left and right during warmups. Silent Night is about to begin, and the 10th […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Men's Basketball, News, Photo Gallery, Sports
Students to #TakeAKnee

Students to #TakeAKnee

What you need to know prior to Silent NightBy Rachel Campbell & Brecken Mumford | Contributors This evening, before complete silence takes over Odle Arena, a group of students will be taking a knee during the national anthem. You may have heard murmurs across campus about it. Maybe you were […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Calling and Career Office takes second place. (Left to right) senior Isaac Beaverson, Kim McGary, senior Pablo Ortiz, junior Ellie Perkins, senior Graham Ortmann

The Great Christmas Tree Contest

Meet this week’s winnersCongratulations to freshman Emily Klingstein for first place!   In second place, The Calling and Career Office!     Hats off to junior Michael Davisson for third place.   Honorable Mention to sophomore Ethan Rice and the rest of Penthouse.

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Junior Clementine Muteteri plays with a destressing toy the Counseling Center provided. (Photograph by Halie Owens)

De-stressing throughout dead week

Counseling Center organizes activities to help decrease stressBy Chin Yi Oh | Echo The Counseling Center organized multiple activities throughout dead week to help students reduce and manage stress and anxiety levels. The purpose of these week-long activities was to provide a space where students can engage in fun, grounding […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Echo staffers attended to Hoosier  State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon last Saturday. (Photograph provided by Photograph provided by Katherine Yeager)

The Echo wins two HSPA awards

By Chrysa Keenon | Echo Last weekend, the staff members of The Echo represented Taylor at the Hoosier State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon. Co-Editor in Chief Eric Andrews won second place in the Sports Writing category, and contributor and senior Becca Robb won third place in the Editorial/Opinion […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Chorale ministers to incarcerated persons

Chorale ministers to incarcerated persons

What happened when the Taylor Chorale entered a maximum security prison?By Elizabeth Carrier | Contributor I’ve watched the musical “Chicago” once or twice, so I felt like I had a pretty good understanding of what prison was like. On Dec. 6, I found out that I was very wrong. Unlike […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The Christmas light show road trip map

The Christmas light show road trip map

Enjoy the light shows nearest to Taylor UniversityBy Braden Ochs | Echo Need a cheerful, Christmas de-stress activity? Try visiting all the Christmas light shows around East Central Indiana. First stop, there will be the Walkway of Lights on a three mile stretch by the Mississinewa River. Next will include […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Photo caption: The moment one walks into Second Fiddle customers are enveloped by creativity and caught up in the Christmas spirit. Photograph by Abigail Roberts

Creative notes of Christmas

Local shop provides handmade and refurbished holiday giftsBy Abigail Roberts Warm Christmas lights, vintage tables set up in a bright garage and cheery holiday Christmas music playing in the background all provide the backdrop for Upland’s pop-up holiday shop, Second Fiddle. Started in 2011 as an Etsy business, Second Fiddle […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Student news is an institutional watchdog

Student news is an institutional watchdog

Our ViewEditorial Board | Echo Last Saturday morning, eight Echo staffers caravanned to the Indianapolis Marriott North for the Hoosier State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon, and they didn’t come away empty-handed — competing with the likes of Indiana University and Purdue University, The Echo walked away with […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
IWU’s Passport to Culture sparks conversation

IWU’s Passport to Culture sparks conversation

What does diversity really mean? More than you thinkBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Nov. 16, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) hosted Passport to Culture from 6 to 9 p.m. The event was hosted by IWU’s Cultural Ambassadors, a group comprised of eight students, similar to Office of Intercultural Programs (OIP) or […]

by · December 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times