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Thanks for nothing

Thanks for nothing

Dining commons hypocrisyBy Ashley Burkett | Contributor The moment has arrived. Nearly every semester, a Taylor student publishes an article criticizing the quality and variety of campus cuisine. Generally, the contributor lists the fluctuations of the DC’s visual set up, temperature of food, selection variety and freshness of product. This […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Big Brother or brother’s keeper?

Big Brother or brother’s keeper?

Considering content controlBy Amy Gaasrud | Contributor Looking for a tutorial on how to make flowers out of old book pages, I clicked on a link. “This domain is blocked.” For half a second, my heart rate spiked, and I quickly closed the tab before realizing sheepishly that I wouldn’t get […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Freshmen elect ICC president

Freshmen elect ICC president

Lorenzo comes out on topBy Natalie Nohr | Echo Last week, Aaron Lorenzo, a member of the largest freshman class in Taylor history, was voted Inter-Class Council (ICC) President. Vice President Josiah Peterson, Secretary Annika Noetzel and Treasurer Jon Meharg joined Lorenzo on ICC with 126 of the 296 freshmen […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Syrian refugees board trains to Germany, but trains stop running in Hungary.

Seeking perspective

A look at the other sideBy Abigail Lingenhoel | Contributor A mixture of outrage and hurt swelled in my chest as I read last week’s article about the European immigrant crisis. I am from Hungary. Yes, I may be biased in defense of my home, but I’m not outraged just […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
It’s natural to befriend people who look like us, but diversity is essential to growth.

Stop talking to yourself

Diversifying your friend groupsBy Julia Camara | Contributor It’s the third week of school and life is finally settling into a routine. So now that we’re all comfortable, let’s glance up from our phones and take a look around. Whether you are a freshman, still wet behind the ears, or […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Christians may suffer persecution, but is Kim Davis really one of them?

Accepting the consequences

Religious persecution or legitimate result?By Brian Branscum | Contributor The level of outrage over Kim Davis’s imprisonment suggests that the Christian community sees this as a case of religious persecution. Davis, a county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, began refusing to issue marriage licenses—and prohibited her deputies from doing so—after the […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
News reporters must make difficult decisions about how and when to report tragedies.

Behind the (news) camera

A reflection on media coverage of tragediesBy Helen Wilbers | Copy Chief Aug. 26, Moneta, West Virginia. Alison Parker, a reporter for local news station WDBJ, stood interviewing businesswoman Vicki Gardner. Adam Ward manned the camera, unseen. Suddenly, gunshots—eight of them. The camera toppled as the two women sprinted away, but […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Graduating mid-year makes practical sense but can leave students feeling isolated.

Stuck in the middle

The pros and cons of mid-year graduationBy Kate Jameson | Copyeditor   That’s the number of days I have left here at Taylor. I’m graduating early, and I’m absolutely terrified. Luckily, I’m not the only one in the boat shipping out this December. A surprisingly large number of students choose […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Martin Luther King, Jr. is still respected today as a great Civil Rights activist and pacifist.

Scavenging sources

On the necessity of contextBy Emily Brokaw | Contributor   When we meet someone with an opposing view, our immediate instinct is to reason them to our side. Often what is needed to clinch the argument is the right quote from the right person. Or, in many cases, the right […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
On the 90 percent

On the 90 percent

Considering implications of an egalitarian perspectiveBy Veronica Toth | Contributor Last semester, I found myself a part of quite a few conversations about gender—productive, kind and meaningful conversations which I loved. Campus-sponsored movie viewings, especially, did a great job of sparking dialogue. An interesting fact from the documentary The Mask […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials