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Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

Lasting Impact of Lighthouse trips

New research shows long-term benefits By Kelly Sisson | Contributor Have you ever gone on a Lighthouse trip? Taylor has a robust and impactful Lighthouse program, and research shows that this impact has lasting effects far beyond the time of the trip. Two Taylor alumni (2015), Dominique Burrows and Andrew […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Junior Jake Hirsch spends time with the Ethiopian students on his Lighthouse trip. (Photograph by Michelle Nathan)

‘Echoes’ from across the sea

A compilation of J-term testimoniesBy Kassidy Weemhoff | Echo While some of Taylor’s students were tackling on-campus classes during J-term, many enjoyed the month traveling across the globe. One category of these endeavors is Taylor’s Lighthouse program. With opportunities to serve and learn in the Czech Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Southeast Asia and […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The six Ecuadorian students part of Discover include: (L to R) Juan Vintimilla, Paulina Salamea, Belen Maldonado, Cristina Cordova, Rafaela Ruiz and Daniela Ledesma. (Photo provided by Juan Vintimilla)

A month in the states

Ecuadorian students share their experiences of Taylor By Aubree DeVisser | Echo “In the beginning I was not very sure about it, but then I convinced myself,” Daniella Ledesma, a sophomore business major, said. She might have been uncertain about coming to Taylor at first, but now she’s not quite […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Ireland in all of its beauty is a home away from home to some Taylor students

Home away from home

Readjusting after studying abroadBy Kenzi Nevis | Contributor Adjusting to campus after studying abroad can be like jumping into the freezing Irish Sea in October—it’s worth it, but it takes courage. And while Taylor is one of the most welcoming communities I’ve ever been a part of, coming back is still hard. I […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Lighthouse Love

Lighthouse Love

A collection of Taylor’s ministry experiences abroad By Sarah Davis | Echo Ethiopia The team, along with some of the Ethiopian students, flashes happy smiles by a huge tree. “Our team had the amazing opportunity to teach kindergarten through third grade kids in Ethiopia the English language. It was such […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Taylor troupers overseas

Taylor troupers overseas

Taylor’s Theatre Touring Troupe leaves their mark in ScotlandBy Danielle Barnes | Echo Rather than enjoying a relaxing summer break, members of Taylor’s theatre department were hard at work and on the move. This past summer, nine student actors packed their bags and traveled across the globe to the charming land […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Adventure-proof your tech

Keep your phone out of the ocean and your cameras from getting broken. Learn how to travel safely with your technology.

by · March 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech