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The magnetic name tag

The magnetic name tag

Influence vs leadership at TaylorBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo This year, for the first time in my Taylor career, I donned a magnetic name tag. To outsiders it may seem to be a simple form of identification, but to Taylor students it might as well be an Olympic gold medal—whether or […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The majority of millennials show little interest in politics.

Does anyone really care?

Why politics should matter to millennialsBy G. Connor Salter | Contributor We have a problem in our generation. I know that’s been said before, and it sounds tired, but stay with me for a minute: millennials (those born between 1981 and 1997) neither trust politicians nor care about the political sphere. […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Marriage isn’t for everyone

Marriage isn’t for everyone

And singleness isn’t a consolation prizeBy Payton Lechner | Contributor Over and over again, my friends have repeated the same awful phrases: “When you get married, you should do this at your wedding,” or, “When you get married, I better be in the ceremony.” I’m always quick to correct them—“If. […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Parents Weekend is a lonely time for students without visiting parents.

Parent(less) weekend

On the students whose parents can’t comeBy Emily Brokaw | Contributor At college, we sometimes forget that there are people in this world who are not college students or professors. When we’re in class, cramming homework assignments and last minute studying and trying to juggle a job and an over-booked schedule, […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
We tend to shout too loudly to realize we have the same goal at heart.

Open hearts and open minds

A response to the LGBT+ discussionBy Sarah Calkins | Contributor   After reading Dr. Meadors’ article a couple weeks ago, my first reaction was anger. I could not understand how some of his topics, like human rights, could be used against the LGBT+ community I love. Within hours of reading […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
All Muslims Are…

All Muslims Are…

Considering American perception of MuslimsBy Chin Ai Oh | Contributor Imagine yourself at 14 years old. While watching a detective show, you get the brilliant idea of making your own clock—your most creative science project yet. As you tinker around, figuring out how each component fits, your heart pounds with […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Do unto others

Do unto others

A response to LGBT adoptionBy Michael Nahrstadt | Contributor I’d like to thank Dr. Meadors for his opinion published in last week’s Echo. Taylor is committed to self-examination and critical thinking. Critical thinking cannot develop if we aren’t willing to listen to one another. However, I must disagree with his position. […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Land of the free, home of the…uninformed?

Land of the free, home of the…uninformed?

American ignorance of global affairsBy Joseph Mosse | Contributor When I came back to America from Ukraine in the summer of 2014, many people asked about the political situation. Some people had thoughtful questions and insights. Others asked whether Ukraine was east or west of Russia. Most of these people […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Secret Admirers is OK. Online objectification is not.

We found love

Secret admirers: We all like someone. Who are you creeping on?By Becca Robb | News Co-Editor I am such a creeper. I recently spent 30 minutes scrolling through some girl’s Facebook profile. We have no connection except her presence on the Taylor University Secret Admirers page (SA) and our dozens […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
A Christian conviction

A Christian conviction

An invitation to think critically about LGBT adoptionsBy Edward P. Meadors | Faculty Contributor Taylor is a Christian liberal arts institution committed to self-examining critical thinking. Therefore our faculty and student body share an educational commitment to looking at issues from all perspectives without dogmatism. In accord with Taylor’s educational philosophy, […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials