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Taylor University, Upland, IN
Monday, May 20, 2024
The Echo

Justin Chapman

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Coronavirus precautions reach another level

The precautions taken for the coronavirus (COVID-19) have officially reached the collegiate and professional sports level. Media members are no longer allowed in the locker rooms of the big four American sports leagues in season. This includes the NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS.That was where the COVID-19 impact ...


The problem with Indiana basketball

Indiana University basketball can’t find a way to win consistently.As a literal Indiana Hoosier myself who has watched this team for the past 14 years or so, this theme isn’t new to this year’s 2019–2020 team.There will be a season every once in a while where they climb their way back into the ...

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Sour season, yet awards abound for men’s basketball

Amid a 17-14 season, the men’s basketball team still has hope despite a less than stellar season.After a thrilling 88-85 victory against No. 13 Grace College, thanks to senior Mason Degenkolb’s buzzer beater, the Trojans season is still alive as they move to the semifinals in the Crossroads League ...

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Multicultural Philosophy Statement revised

On Feb. 13, the Multicultural Philosophy Statement, one of Taylor’s core documents, was revised and ratified after meetings, proposals, edits and feedback.The edited statement outlines how Taylor wants to embrace diversity and live out the Bible’s call to love one another no matter our ethnic, cultural, ...


A historic season in Odle Arena

Sports at a small college like Taylor aren’t the same as a Division I school. Our stadiums are smaller, the talent is lower and the budget does not compare between the two.That’s obvious, but let’s not miss an unmistakably great Taylor women’s basketball season unfolding before our eyes. Sitting ...

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Tradition keeps moving on

To be the Friday guy seems simple enough — all you have to do is scream a few simple words on a weekly basis at the end of chapel. Not too hard.While there is a nervousness that comes moments before the yell (or maybe it started at the beginning of chapel), it’s a fun kind of nervousness. The same ...

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Anxieties that accompany adulthood

Spring semester each year at Taylor brings a certain refreshing yet fretful feeling in the air. On one hand, the first semester has ended and a new one awaits.However, a daunting uncertainty lies ahead. For most students, they’re trying to figure out what they’ll do for the summer and find a place ...

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Katie Sowers makes history

The Super Bowl — the height of NFL football on a stage so big around 100 million people watched the game in some shape or form.This male-dominated sport is an American favorite to men and women alike.In fact, some women like the sport so much, they want to be in it. While no woman has played in the ...

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How the referees are hurting football

It’s Sunday. You’ve just gone to church, eaten the DC lunch and now you’re ready to watch your favorite NFL team take the field. Whoever your root for, let’s agree that the referees are harming the game with their malpractice. Specifically their malpractice with the new pass interference rule. “I ...


Taylor edges Butler in historic win Saturday

For the first time in Taylor football’s history, the Trojans defeated Butler in a 17-14 win last Saturday. Taylor now sits at 1-1 overall in their season.The win against the Bulldogs, a NCAA D-I FCS team, took place at Butler in Indianapolis. Keys to winning the game for the Trojans included rushing ...

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