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The Echo
Taylor University, Upland, IN
Friday, April 12, 2024
The Echo

Editorial Board

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Our View: Celebrating found family

Family is more than biology. From the beginning of time, humans have sought intimacy in relationships of all kinds. Created to reflect the relational nature of the Holy Trinity, we are hard-wired for this type of connection. The reality is that “family” looks different for everybody. It’s often ...


Our View: A campus woven together

After all, outside of the Foundational Core, inter-major interactions are few and far between. Students simply settle into their field of study, preparing for their future careers without being challenged by the idea that they will often be working with other departments in their respective jobs post-graduation. It’s ...

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Our View: Approach leaders

No matter where you go and what you do, you will likely have a leader of some sort — a president, an administrator, a teacher, a coach, etc. While approaching one’s leaders may seem intimidating or daunting, we believe it's important for students to feel comfortable reaching out to their leaders ...

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Our View: Get involved in a church

Over our time at Taylor University, our relationship with God the Father, Jesus and the Holy Spirit has deepened. Alongside that, Christ’s bride, embodied in the church, has become clearer to us.  It is important to be actively involved in a church community beyond attending Sunday services.  In ...

Our view: scripture over tradition

In 2 Timothy 4:3, Paul urged believers to be wary of false teachers, but how are we to know which teachings are true and which are not? How should we approach disagreements with our brothers and sisters in Christ? The first step in guarding against false teachings is recognizing the distinction between ...


Gratefulness through the growing pains of student swipes

The Taylor dining experience has drastically changed over the last couple of months. Between moving from the Hodson Dining Commons to the Euler Science Complex, swapping out dining options in the LaRita Boren Campus Center (Stu), and reported attempts to implement a new dining app, eating on campus ...

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Respect the AVI dining workers

Taylor University students brave the lines into the Euler Science Atrium during meal times, waiting to pile food onto paper plates and plastic cups. Yet while students wait, dining staff work hard behind the scenes to feed the student population. In an email from Stephen Olson, vice president for finance ...

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Our View: Your major isn’t everything

While a significant concern for freshmen is selecting a major, a pressing concern among seniors is deciding how to apply their major of choice.Education majors often become teachers, psychology majors often become counselors, biology majors often become biologists — you get the idea here.But for some ...


Sleep is critical

Sleep helps us recover, reset, relax and is essential to our survival and physical well-being. We don’t often think of it, but sleep can have a profound impact on our spiritual health.When the body is exhausted, it is at its most vulnerable.Lack of sleep can make it more difficult to fight off illness, ...

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