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Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Psychological trauma in Papua New GuineaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Raging conflict and continuous earthquakes have left hundreds of thousands in desperation. On Feb. 26, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Papua New Guinea (PNG) to the core. Since that day, over 200 more aftershock tremors have occurred. This constant state […]

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Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When there is beauty in wrecked sandcastlesCarly Wheeler | Contributor The storm had finally passed. It was a new day.   Around 10:30 a.m., the normal routine commenced: chairs were brought out to the beach and set in a circle. Residents from the Ocean View group home eventually joined. Locals […]

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Senior Kristen Miyakawa poses in front of her artwork. (Photograph provided by Kristen Miyakawa)

Why the words? The mysterious word panels revealed

The inspiration behind the projectBy Elizabeth Carrier | Staff Writer Almost everyone wandering around campus this semester has inevitably walked past the giant four panels of black words on a white background outside of the library. Many students are intrigued by this project, but want to know more about what it’s […]

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Director of the Writing Center and Associate Professor of English Julie Moore published her first poem in 2004 after experiencing a season of illness. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

‘Full Worm Moon’ rising

English professor shares her heart behind new bookBy Kassidy Hall | Echo Full worm moon. The term refers to the first full moon in the month of March and is additionally the name of a book of poetry recently published by Julie Moore, director of the Writing Center and associate […]

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After 38 years, Harrison says goodbye through a concert. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Music faculty bid farewell to Al Harrison

A farewell concert held in Al Harrison’s honorBy Alyssa Roat  | Contributor Al Harrison, professor of music and department co-chair, gave a stirring musical farewell to Taylor University in his Farewell Concert. Or, as Harrison said in his introduction, “I think I prefer ‘retirement concert’ to ‘farewell concert.’” The event, which […]

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These students and faculty spent their week pouring into the community of Daytona Beach, Florida with intentional conversations and willing smiles.

Spring break missions breakdown

Students and faculty recount spring break missionCompiled by Kassidy Weemhoff & Lauren Rink | Echo   DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA: Alyssa Henrikson, senior Our team of 27 drove down to Daytona Beach, Florida, with the goal of bringing the love of Christ to a place that often feels dark and broken. Each […]

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Dance is a form of worship in Sufism

Dance is a form of worship in Sufism

Sufis are often misunderstoodBy Abigail Roberts | Contributor Have you ever seen photos or heard stories of twirling men with tall white hats and whirling white skirts? Sufism, a spiritual dimension of Islam, has faced discrimination, neglect and disparagement from both Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Although to the onlooker Sufi […]

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Students get tea, biscuits and fellowship at the C.S Lewis and friends tea event. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Taylor students continue on C.S. Lewis’ legacy

The weekly meetings in the spirit of the InklingsBy Ethan Rice | Staff Writer During Professor of Biblical Studies Bill Heth’s talk in chapel, he joked that at Taylor, C.S. Lewis is the honorary fourth member of the Trinity. Taylor’s admiration for Lewis and his associated fellow writers can be seen […]

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The Echo staffers recognized

The Echo staffers recognized

Staffers qualify for SPJ two awardsBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo Five Taylor students, seniors Eric Andrews, Cassidy Grom, Becca Robb, Katherine (Yeager) Upton and junior Naomi Noyes have been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). On April 7, certificates were awarded at the Region 5 Conference. Region 5 […]

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Eric Moore, a MAHE student, shares his personal experience as an Airband participant.

Dances with wolves: one student’s perspective

MAHE student reflects on Airband experiencesBy Eric Moore | Contributor Early last spring, as Airband began to take over First West Wengatz, I was asked the fateful question: “Hey Erwok, do you want to do Airband with us?” Call it a lapse of insanity or divine inspiration, but I said yes. Now, […]

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