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Film crimes committed in ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

A critical view of the new Fantastic Beasts filmBy Landon Hilst | Echo Magic has struck the theaters with the newest entry into the world of Harry Potter. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” released in 2016. David Yates directs […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Caleb Truax has created a binaural audio app for study, focus and sleep.

Truax creates audio app for Amazon Alexa

Senior develops high-quality soundsRayce Patterson | The Echo Senior Caleb Truax III started the company Drift Sounds while still a student at Taylor University. Truax is a film and computer science student who has worked on projects like the student short films, “The Summer of ‘59” and “Nuworld,” according to […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Chapel hosts Candles and Carols

Chapel hosts Candles and Carols

One of TU’s most anticipated chapel eventsMica Evans | Echo On Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. in Rediger Chapel, Taylor University will be hosting their annual Silent Night chapel traditionally called Candles and Carols. Campus Pastor, Reverend Jon Cavanagh gave a brief backdrop of how Taylor came up with the […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Ken and Joanne Taylor celebrate the Christmas season with tradition and joy.

A Taylor Family Christmas Decorating Tradition

Ken and Joanne Taylor decorate for traditionGabby Carlson | Echo Before December rolls around the corner, Joanne Taylor starts bringing the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Each box brims with decor and is labeled for the room with which the contents will reside in for the next five weeks. […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
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Multiplayer video games build community

The personal side of video gamesBy Tim Pietz | Contributor I come from a competitive family. By “competitive,” I mean when my dad taught me chess at age five, he would beat me and rub it in my face. Naturally, my brothers and I are pretty intense when it comes to […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The debate of what seasonal greeting to use affects much of our lives

Our View: Christmas confusion

What greeting to use and when to use itEditorial Board | Echo As the holiday season kicks into gear, cheerful seasons’ greetings can be heard in houses, stores and classrooms all over. Many Christians, going about their daily tasks, don’t think twice about wishing a “Merry Christmas” to friends and […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Alyssa tries to help us make it through finals so we can get to Christmas.

Christmas Break Survival Guide

Don’t be lonely this ChristmasBy Alyssa Roat | Echo Christmas break approaches, the merriest time of year!     But there’s one thing you’ll be missing: your friends.     So what do you do during Christmas break when you’re longing for your best buds? When the loneliness creeps in? When you can hardly […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
What we view in our culture can have a big effect

When the jokes go too far

How our words affect the culture we live inSam Jones | Echo Not many other topics seem to be drawing as much attention as the discussion of rape culture. I would say ― and I believe this opinion to be quite popular ― that rape is one of the worst […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Juniors Sarah Brennan and Meghann Rauser sled in a rare Irish snowstorm.

ISP focuses on Irish women in leadership next fall

Themed semester starting fall 2019Cheri Stutzman | The Echo The Irish Studies Programme (ISP) has announced a new focus for fall of 2019: women in leadership. The Irish Studies Programme is a semester-long study abroad program during which students live in Greystones, Ireland and experience the country through the classes […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Taylor students enjoy studying abroad in many different locations.
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Making the most of a study abroad experience

Insights from the Intercultural Research TeamBy Rachel O’Connor | Contributor According to the 2018 Open Doors survey, Taylor University is ranked fifth on the list of baccalaureate colleges leading the nation in study abroad programs. After spending even a short amount of time at Taylor, it is clear that intercultural […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times