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Sophomore Max Urban and Junior Katie Turner carry on the literary traditions of Taylor

Bringing you 20th-century Taylor U

Looking Back on Traditions Long ExtinctBy Katie Pfotzer | Echo It is difficult to imagine Taylor as anything other than the bicycle-racing, lip sync-battling, dorm-obsessed place that it is. Every kooky tradition and drafty cinder block hallway represents this zany Shangri-La of intentional community they all call home. However, the […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
With exquisite-looking dishes such as these, it’s hard to imagine executing one’s own Thanksgiving plans without a mishap. (Photograph provided by Jennifer Moore)

Rethinking the Thanksgiving table

Not all traditions have to stay the same this November seasonBy Joshua Henreckson | Contributor  Okay, so you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner. It doesn’t matter how it happened — maybe it’s longstanding tradition, or maybe your aunt Carol is bedridden with influenza — whatever the reason, you now bear the horrifying […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
If you live in a wing on Olson, this could be thrown at you.

Traditionally at Taylor

A peek at a handful of hall customs around campusTaylor and tradition both start with the letter T for a reason. From the odd game of watermelon tag known as Melon and Gourd to the ESPN-featured basketball game christened “Silent Night,” we have more tradition than a “Fiddler on the […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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
Taylor’s tradition of polar pop runs has become a business staple at the local gas station near campus (Photo by Hannah Bolds.)

The man behind the polar pop runs

How Balli Singh helps keep Taylor traditions aliveBy Annabelle Blair | Echo For four years, Balli Singh has been serving Taylor students and the Upland community through his business, the Marathon service station near campus (dubbed Handy Andy’s by Taylor students). A friend’s recommendation prompted him to buy the gas station […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News