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Saturday, June 22, 2024
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The Echo created my community

Gabby Carlson | Echo The Echo is not only eight pages of stories I look through every week, it's my community. Most people who pick up an Echo on Friday at 10:50 a.m. can flip to the Features page and see the names of dedicated writers, photographers, designers and editors who they may or may not know ...

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Taylor celebrates athletic inclusion

Gabby Carlson | The Echo Unity promotes social inclusion. On Friday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Taylor University will be hosting a day of athletics for students with all abilities. This happens by bringing together young people with and without disabilities to compete in track and field events. ...

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Commencement stirs controversy

Gabby Carlson | Co Editor in Chief The anticipated arrival of Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on campus presents mixed feelings among students, faculty and alumni. In the faculty meeting Thursday morning, P. Lowell Haines, Taylor University president, announced Pence as the 2019 commencement ...

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Echo staff receive awards

By Gabby Carlson Our weekly newspaper is being recognized outside of the Taylor bubble. The Echo staff won six awards at the Indiana College Press Association (ICPA) convention on Saturday, March 30, 2019. "All of The Echo student journalists do the university proud by the way in which they tell the ...

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Pence makes Taylor history

Gabby Carlson | Co-Editor in Chief For the first time in Taylor's 173 year history, a member of the executive branch of the United States will be speaking at commencement. On May 18 at 10 a.m. Mike Pence, vice president of the United States, will be giving the commencement address at the 2019 Taylor ...

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Upland sesquicentennial celebration festivities

Friday August 25: 3-8pm: Farmer's Market, Food Vendors, Craft Booths, Museum/Caboose Open, Bounce House, Face Painting/Henna Tattoos and Family History Canopies Saturday, August 26 "Heritage Day" 10 am: Open 11 am: Dog Parade 12 noon: Glass Blowing Demo 1 pm: "Men of Mercy" (Southern Gospel) 2 pm: ...

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Renovations complete

By: Gabby Carlson | Echo Bergwall Hall's renovations are finished. Beginning the last week of May and ending Aug. 14, the renovations were on a strict schedule in order to be finished by the time students arrived. Patio furniture still needs to be put in place and paintings still need to be hung, but ...

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Trump calls national state of emergency

Gabby Carlson | The Echo In a televised conference on Friday, President Donald Trump called a state of emergency on our southern border. Within the day, the president had lawsuits filed against him. In the last two months, Trump asked Congress for 5.7 billion dollars to build a wall between the United ...

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Winter blues got you down?

By Gabby Carlson | Echo It's February now and everyone has gotten over their New Year's Resolutions. If you are one of the strong ones and are still eating spinach, running daily or sleeping eight hours a night, I applaud you. But most of us have most likely decided that 2020 will be our year to care ...

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A Taylor Family Christmas Decorating Tradition

Gabby Carlson | Echo Before December rolls around the corner, Joanne Taylor starts bringing the Christmas decorations down from the attic. Each box brims with decor and is labeled for the room with which the contents will reside in for the next five weeks. Two days are spent unpacking and setting up ...

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Joe on the Go is one of many Upland businesses to employ both IWU and Taylor students, such as IWU junior, Tirzah Bannach. (Photograph by Gabby Carlson)

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Junior Clementine Muteteri plays with a destressing toy the Counseling Center provided. (Photograph by Halie Owens)

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Echo staffers attended to Hoosier State Press Association Newsroom Seminar and Awards Luncheon last Saturday. (Photograph provided by Katherine Yeager)

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The Lighthouse J-term teams will be commissioned to go overseas by their peers next Sunday. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

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Sophomores Leah Metzger and Josie Luptak, junior Crysta Haynes, and senior Kaylise Taylor stand in front of the Upland Christmas tree that will be lit this Sunday in Depot Park. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

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Junior Crysta Haynes, freshman Hannah Frase, sophomores Josie Luptak and Madi Williams and senior Michaela Shake will be participating in Dressember this month. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

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The communication department took home the platinum and gold standard in the MarCom Award competition. (Photograph provided by Donna Downs)

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The Bridge is one of the small businesses participating in Small Business Saturday. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

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Senior Nick Waskom and juniors Christian Allen, Bailey Zehr, Josh Lane, and Aubrey Wright together form the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. (Photograph provided by Christian Allen)

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