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Survival Guide

Survival Guide

Combating the Taylor Ice AgeBy Alyssa Roat | Contributor It’s after Valentine’s Day, and people are falling all over the place — and not just in love. February weather in Upland is as fickle as a middle-school crush. Snow quickly turns to sun, to rain, to the worst of all: ice. How […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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Enter the world of Jumanji!

A new spin on an old storyBy Rylie Harrison | Contributor A movie starring Dwayne Johnson as a wimpy nerd, Kevin Hart as a football star, Karen Gillan as a brainiac and Jack Black as an Instagram queen? Was there any doubt this movie would be good? For some fans of […]

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Senior Mykhail McClain models the traditional look of visiting students: clutching the purple admissions folder.

The host with the most fun

How to host prospective studentsBy Lauren Rink & Kassidy Weemhoff | Life & Times Co-Editors As Community Life Scholarship weekend is upon us, many Taylor students will be hosting prospective high school students overnight. We have compiled a list of do’s and don’t to make your hosting experience as seamless as possible. […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Alone on Valentine’s Day

Alone on Valentine’s Day

Singleness can be a curseBy Sean Quillen | Contributor Well, Valentine’s Day has come upon us and went like a gastrointestinal disease. There was a lot of sweating, nausea, sprints to the restroom and lots of lying in bed due to fatigue. Well, that’s how it felt for me. I […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
An inside look at Teppanyaki Buffet with rows of endless options. Photo by Chrysa Keenon

Foodie fix

Teppanyaki Buffet offers options for lessBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo We can all admit there are days when we just want to drown our problems in a bowl of delicious orange chicken. But sometimes, we just really don’t want to drive all the way out to Muncie, Indiana, to hit up […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The purpose of WOKEuary is to have a month where the Taylor community can engage with and reflect upon Black History Month.

Purposefully engaging Black History Month

OIP encourages student body to reflectBy Caroline Shapley | Echo Combining the month of February and the idea of being “woke”— being actively aware of systemic injustice and prejudice — especially related to civil and human rights — the Office of Intercultural Programs (OIP), has created WOKEuary. This idea originated […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Many students on campus love to find their personality type together via the Enneagram. (Photograph by Kassie Joviak)


Enneagram conference comes to campusBy Katherine Upton | Echo Taylor’s Counseling Center is sponsoring “Know Your Number,” an Enneagram conference from March 2–3 in Cornwall Auditorium. The conference will be led by instructor David Stamile in an effort to encourage attendees to pursue self-awareness and growth in their lives, calling […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
(L to R) Members of the White Rose, sophomores Josiah Griener and Brandt Maina and senior John Broda, prepare for rebellion.

Armed with words, faith and courage

Taylor theatre presents the White Rose martyrsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo For the first time ever, the entirety of William Gebby’s new play will be performed for the public. Showing times are tonight, Feb. 17, 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Amid the […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Hope House changes lives through healthy relationships that point to the love of Christ. 
(Photograph provided by Brian Blevins)

Bringing hope and freedom to Blackford County

The story behind Hope HouseBy Becca Eis | Echo Hope — it’s something we all need, and Brian Blevins, general manager of Joe on the Go, brings it to the Blackford County community through his ministry called Hope House. Every Sunday at 6 p.m., around 50–75 people come together at […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Professor Dennis Hensley proudly stands against “the brag board,” holding “Christian Publishing 101.”

Mixing words from past and present

Professor and alumna contribute to writing bookBy Ethan Rice | Echo Taylor’s professional writing program has become known nationwide, and now several university denizens have found themselves contributing to the same book. On the second floor of Nussbaum, two boards line the walls, covered with the published works of professional writing […]

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