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Bringing health home

Bringing health home

Lalrin Pari’s dream to improve health care in BurmaBy Becca Robb | Echo She arrived in America seven years ago with $50 and a dream to improve health care in her village of Khampat, Burma. Now, 23-year-old Lalrin Pari has a full-ride scholarship from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
One nation under nationalism

One nation under nationalism

America isn’t a Christian nation By Savanna Sweeting | Contributor America is not a Christian nation. “We are all complicit in the injustices against basic human rights and common decency, to put it mildly, which renders our own ‘inalienable rights’ as questionable or obsolete,” says artist Sufjan Stevens in an […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Kathy Bruner, assistant professor of media communication, finishing her master’s degree in Filmmaking at Vermont College of Fine Arts (photo provided by Kathy Bruner).

(Re)searching for summer

A look ahead to summer research projects on campusBy Hope Bollinger | Echo For most students, research projects end during finals week, but during the last week of May, some students and faculty will start summer-long research projects at Taylor. Jessica Vanderploeg, assistant professor of biology, will stare at fruit flies […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
We’re Christians first, Americans second

We’re Christians first, Americans second

No country is truly “one nation under God” in our fallen worldBy Noah Graham | Contributor “One nation under God.” Does that mantra define the United States? Or, as American Christians, is our nation under something else? Since Taylor University is a Christ-centered community, I’m directing this article at Christian […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Armila Francis (‘14) started the Taylor garden in 2013 and served as the garden manager. Brian Donovan (‘14) Libby Wagner (‘14) worked on the garden with Francis to complete their environmental science internships.

Opportunities in a land of corn

Armila Francis shares her journey to teachingBy Brooke McKenzie | Contributor Each puff of breath marked a moment Armila Francis drew closer to the farmhouse. As she pedaled the 2.7 miles it took to reach Victory Acre Farms in the middle of an Indiana January, her determination and excitement grew. […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Echo: a critique

The Echo: a critique

The Echo does what it should, but it could be betterBy Sean Mitchem | Contributor I don’t read newspapers. Rather, I don’t have the time to read them. I pick up a newspaper if I am intrigued by something being featured. So I felt more than a little nerve-wracked when […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Senior Mitchell Mays’ research applies facial recognition methods to malware classification (photo by Hannah Bolds).

Computer science major to present senior research

Mitchell Mays will share malware classification program By Emily Rachelle Russell | Contributor Computer science senior Mitchell Mays will present his research on malware classification at two cybersecurity events in Indiana this April. Purdue University hosted their annual Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) symposium […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Micah Stewart reads sophomore Chrysa Keenon’s poetry. Her words tie God’s romantic character to the romanticism found in nature (photo by Abigail Roberts).

A snapshot of Creation Care Week at Taylor

Students engage in activities to celebrate creation  Compiled by Annabelle Blair and Abigail Roberts This week sustainability assistants hosted Creation Care Week to celebrate God’s handiwork. Several environmentally friendly activities and events throughout the week encouraged students to engage with and appreciate nature.   Wednesday Junior Andrew Hoff and two […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
This photo will be used as inspiration for participants to craft “on-the-spot” poems during tonight’s workshop. (Photograph by Georgia Goy and provided by LaRea Slater)

Seventh annual Upland art festival

A celebration of the arts and poetryBy Chrysa Keenon | The Echo Tradition is alive and growing in the Upland community. The Barton Rees Pogue Poetry and Arts Festival will occur today and tomorrow, running for it’s seventh year. The theme is “All Aboard, Upland, Celebrating 150 Years.” Participants are encouraged […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Data provided by PEW research center. Graphic illustrated by Ian Proano

Women in leadership

The world is changing—businesses need to adaptBy Samantha Petersen | Contributor As the world continues to diversify, business leaders need to change along with it. For success in today’s market, more women need to be in business leadership. In 2013, 37 percent of women between ages 25 and 29 held bachelor’s […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials