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Club involvement at Taylor in 2015

A Carnival of Clubs

Analyzing and spotlighting club involvementBy Katherine Yeager | Echo On Sept. 15, tables snaked through both levels of the LaRita Boren Campus Center. The club fair, sponsored by the Student Senate, raised awareness of various campus clubs and organizations, from Taylor World Outreach to Delight. An analysis of activity involvement shed […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Brecken Mumford proudly displays her souvenirs from the J-Term London trip. (Photo by Halie Owens)

Expanding horizons

Students explore new frontiers during J-termBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor  Literary London: Junior Brecken Mumford is one of 13 students who traveled to the U.K. last January for the Literary London program. She recalls how being immersed in the culture created an atmosphere of excitement for studying various authors and […]

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osh Welker paints finishing touches on “Astrobleme.” This exploding star is currently on display in Grand Rapids. (Provided by Josh Welker)


Professor Welker enters art in ArtprizeBy Grace Hooley | Echo Assistant Art Professor Josh Welker drove past the Sierra Madera crater. He had recently finished an art piece for an exhibit called ArtPrize that will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He originally titled it “The Exploding Star,” but something […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The White Linen Chamber Concert has been an annual Taylor tradition for 15 years. (Graphic illustrated by Isabelle Kroeker)

Practicing what they preach

Music professors to share their passion for music at weekend concertBy Ian Proano | Echo  This weekend, the department of music, theater and dance will put on its annual White Linen Chamber Concert. Attending students will see a different side of their professors as full-time and adjunct faculty members each perform […]

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Artist Alexa Adamson was one of 55 artists who painted last year. This year, there will be around 70 participants. (Provided by Avon Waters)

First brush of fall

Converse, Indiana to host painters this weekendBy Laura Koenig | Echo Painters will splash white canvases with images of rickety barns, towering silos, lumbering trees and quiet town life at the Second Annual Indiana Plein Air Painters Association’s First Brush of Fall on Sept. 24 in Converse, Indiana. At this […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Friendships can provide us with safe places.

Unpacking shame

My college journeyBy Sharee Nurse | Contributor To tell you about my experience at Taylor, I have to describe what preceded my time here. I grew up with a lot of shame about the color of my skin. I often felt angry at God for putting me in a black […]

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Wing Wishes

Wing Wishes

Birthday celebrations in the dormsBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo Gone are the days of celebrating your birthday at school with cupcakes and Capri Sun. Now, your birthday is just another day on campus unless your friends help you celebrate! Wings and floors across campus have special traditions to celebrate their […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Nick Dennig swipes his ID card to enter his residence hall, Wengatz.

Residential hall locks are here to stay

The safety update is a precautionary measureBy Annabelle Blair | Echo A conversation between Taylor resident life team members and campus police department staff resulted in a new safety measure requiring keys or ID cards to enter all residential halls on campus. Previously, main residence hall doors were kept unlocked […]

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One of the remaining Taylor taxis in-use (Photo by Hannah Bolds)

Taxi, please!

New plans for Taylor TaxisBy: Peyton Smith | Contributor The absence of Taylor Taxis is felt throughout campus, especially as students look for a ride on a warm day. After they debuted, the Taylor Taxis have hit a bump in the road: the grant money for the program is depleted. […]

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In the classroom and in life, our cultures may keep us from engaging.

Remembering to engage

Recognizing a passive heritageBy May Young | Faculty Contributor As a Chinese-American professor at Taylor University, I am aware that my perspective provides only one facet to the Asian-American experience. The variety that exists is far too vast to treat in this limited article. With this in mind, I will […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials