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The Echo
Taylor University, Upland, IN
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
The Echo

Kate Delaney

Arts & Life

Nostalgia Night brings hype, highlights student talent

Inside a packed auditorium, hundreds of students waited for the opening act of the show, stomping in unison and singing the chorus of “We Will Rock You” by Queen. The Rediger Chapel stage was lit up on March 2 for Taylor’s annual Nostalgia Night, hosted by the Student Activities Council (SAC). ...

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Arts & Life

Pop music meets Super Bowl Sunday

The spotlight illuminates many things, but this NFL season brought the most unlikely combination together: a popstar and a tight end.  Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s relationship has become a hot topic of discussion. In a recent poll done by The Echo, people from the Taylor University community ...


Cru ministry seeks to witness through local students

Cru is a ministry that gives Taylor University students the opportunity to share the gospel with their peers locally and internationally. This organization has partnered with Taylor to focus on winning people to Christ, building them up in their faith and discipling them, Chris Kellum, working in strategic partnering, said.

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Stand Up For Your Sibling delivers amidst tech issues

Taylor University’s annual Stand Up for Your Sibling event took place in the Rediger Auditorium on Feb. 6, giving students an opportunity to use their voice and help others feel understood and accepted.“We hear year after year students say, ‘This is a really powerful experience for me to remember ...


Otto experiences truth, training, two-week internship

Conrad Otto, a senior majoring in multimedia journalism, found himself in the Great Plains at Sioux Center, Iowa, just a day and a half after his junior year ended. He was here to test his skills in journalism at Dordt University with a two-week internship at the World Journalism Institute.


Phishing email attempts to scam TU accounts

A compromised Taylor account emailed thousands of the university’s email addresses on Oct. 9, falsely listing items for sale in exchange for personal information. It was identified as a phishing attack and nobody responded to the email itself, Chris Jones, vice president and chief information officer, said. 


Engineering receives $2 million

Taylor’s engineering department received a $2 million grant that will provide cutting-edge technology and new spaces for students. The new additions will include a rapid prototyping studio and an engineering innovation and collaboration studio on the ground level of the Euler Science Complex.


Taylor professors respond to ChatGPT tool

ChatGPT is a new language processing tool that could affect how students and teachers approach their work at Taylor University. The difference with ChatGPT from typical artificial intelligence is that it uses the whole internet as a database to draw from, giving the user fast results, Jeff Groeling, department chair and professor of communication, said.  

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