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Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Taylor to award Os Guinness with honorary doctorate

Renowned author to speak in chapel Wednesday By Cassidy Grom | Echo  Taylor University will award Os Guinness, a Christian author and social critic, an honorary doctorate on Wednesday. During chapel, Guinness will address the Taylor community following a short ceremony. Guinness, who is a direct descendent from the Dublin brewer, […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Sophomore Ruhama Mergia joined the Village Tree Program, hosted in Haakonsen Hall, because she wanted to live with people who shared the same interests and passion (Photo by Ruth Flores-Orellana).

What’s happening to the Haak?

The Village Tree Experience comes to a closeBy Danielle Barnes | Contributor Haakonsen Hall will not be a residence hall for Village Tree Program participants next year due to students’ lack of interest in the program. Instead it will be considered for possible off-campus housing next fall. The Village Tree […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
According to Nelson Rediger, regional director of development, the carillon can play up to 1,000 different songs (photo by Halie Owens).

Chimes and times

Carillon features will be added this springBy Annabelle Blair | Echo The Rice Bell Tower will soon have the ability to project more than music due to a donation of electronic carillon by Dr. Paul Gentile (’52) of Fort Wayne. The carillon, a set of bells in the tower, are […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Why should we CARE?

Why should we CARE?

What the CARE conference is and why it is postponedBy Braden Ochs | Echo  As of this week, the CARE conference, an all-day annual seminar-style Taylor event sponsored by the Honors Guild and Village Tree, has been postponed from April to an undecided fall semester date. The CARE conference is […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The world is wary of North Korea, but no one wants to interfere with it. (Photograph provided by Darwinek.)

Should the world intervene in North Korea?

Volatile, dangerous and . . . unstoppable?By Wilson Alexander | Contributor North Korea is one of most well-known but least understood countries in the world. Everyone is familiar with this stretch of land on the Korean peninsula and its dictator, Kim Jong-un, but no one knows exactly what goes on […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior Blake Wheeler intently listens to professor Michael Jessup in the debriefing session after the two-hour refugee simulation hosted by the Sociology department and Global Outreach. (Photo by Hannah Bolds)

Experiencing the unknown

Students participate in refugee simulation By Brianna Kudisch | Echo The room is dark. You start moving up the stairs, but you stumble because you can’t see. You cautiously make your way up, avoiding setting off a landmine that threatens to end your trip before it begins. When you finally […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Each Middle East prayer group meeting focuses on a different country. This week, the group gathered around the Keffieh and focused on Tunisia.

Around the Keffieh

A Middle East-focused prayer group launches on campusBy Katherine Yeager | Echo Every Wednesday from 9—10 p.m., a group of students meet in the Memorial Prayer Chapel to pray for a different nation in the Middle East. The group was formed this semester by sophomore Abigail Roberts who leads the […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Why are millennials leaving the church? It’s not because of our church buildings. (Photograph provided by Luke A. Wildman)

What’s the Church really saying to young people?

We have lots of programs—but what are we saying with them?By G. Connor Salter | Contributor If effort is the only measure of success in the Church’s attempts to reach millennials, then the Church is doing great. There are plenty of youth group programs dedicated to reaching young people. Christian […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor University has more students and less parking than ever before. (Photograph provided by Luke Wildman)

Parking up the wrong tree

Students and faculty express frustrations with parkingBy Hope Bolinger | Copy Editor Try this experiment: place 10 tired students in a large football stadium with 10 chairs. Place some seats in far corners of the field and make the weary souls walk a great distance. Squish others together, tightening the space […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Photograph by Halie Owens. Rugby players (R to L) Aaron Hussey, Eric Castigila, Samuel Thomas, Caleb Mackintosh, Juyeong Jeong, Michael Snyder practice despite not being sponsored by Taylor.

Not just for sport

Rugby deserves to be a J.V. teamBy Matthew Csakai | Contributor It is difficult to see the soccer program getting a junior varsity team when the rugby team is still waiting to get its varsity designation. Taylor’s rugby athletes are highly committed to their game, putting in hours of work even […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials