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Humans of TU

Humans of TU

When identity is not found in victoryCarly Wheeler | Contributor   It is the moment you realize that in less than five minutes, you have given everything: the time, money and weeks of rigorous preparation.   You strike the final pose. Adrenaline is coursing through your veins, heartbeat uncontrollable, muscles […]

by · March 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream . . . of death. (Photograph provided by Jim Garringer)

Run!

Third West Wengatz’s Melon and Gourd tradition begins MondayBy Rayce Patterson | Echo If you are out and about next week, do not be surprised to see one or two men carrying large pieces of produce with them. Melon and Gourd is a longstanding tradition for Third West Wengatz (WWIII) […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Justin Chapman: the past, present and future of the Friday shirt.
Photo credits: Photograph provided by Alan Briggs	Photograph by Mindy Wildman

Hey, Chapman!

The Friday shirt has its heirBy Eric Andrews | Echo The Taylor community will hear the echoing “It’s Friday” yell from freshman Justin Chapman after chapel each Friday for the next three years. With senior Robbie Brandkamp set to graduate in two weeks, the famed orange and purple shirt with the […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News

Open House Reviews

The last week in reviewBy Gabby Carlson | Echo These are the last open houses to be reviewed this school year! Stay tuned for the winner in next week’s print edition of the Echo!   Red, White and Breu: Decorations: 4 Floor Involvement: 3.5 Originality: 3.5 Overall: 3.75   Welcome […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Gordon reclines and enjoys watching students play spikeball outside of Olson Hall

Unmasking the mascots

The inhuman members of wings across campusBy Hope Bolinger | Echo College requires students to stretch their comfort zones when it comes to roommates. Some blast music at 3 a.m. Others eat Campus Center pizza with a fork and knife. But at Taylor, you could end up with an even […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Santa, puppies and basketball players!?

Santa, puppies and basketball players!?

Picking the perfect Silent Night costumeBy LeighAnn Wolle | Echo If you walk into a Taylor dorm this week, you’ll probably find dozens of empty Starbucks cups, open textbooks and assortments of strange clothing. From buying footie pajamas to putting together the parts of Santa suits, students are busy preparing […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(L to R) Senior Grason Poling, sophomore Michael Granata and seniors Matt Thornburg and Evan Miyakawa enjoy Woodshed Wednesday in front of Wengatz. (Photo by Halie Owens)

Jazzing Taylor with a little Woodshed

The story behind Woodshed WednesdayBy Grace Hooley | Echo You are walking out of the library after a brutal two-hour study session on Wednesday afternoon. You made it through your day, including: a class where you forgot to read chapter ten (and the professor gave a pop quiz), chapel (where […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Flooding two by two

Flooding two by two

Dorms deluged when fire sprinklers explodedBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Third West Wengatz and the center hallway of Sammy II flooded when two fire sprinklers erupted on Tuesday afternoon. On Third West Wengatz, Josh Granger gripped his military dress uniform in one hand, ready to head to his 12:30 p.m. […]

by · October 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Melons, Gourds and Running Boys

Melons, Gourds and Running Boys

A look into one of Taylor’s most popular traditions By Eric Andrews | Echo Horses, coffins and Noah’s Ark are not exactly commonplace when it comes to entering chapel . . . unless, of course, you are a man of Third West Wengatz during the week of Melon and Gourd. Today […]

by · October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Life & Times