Kara Hackett, Author at The Echo News

Articles by: Kara Hackett

‘Equaliberty’: Embracing the power to change

‘Equaliberty’: Embracing the power to change

Taylor grad encourages Americans to help solve the last race problem by taking lessons from leaders in the civil rights movement.

by · January 20, 2013 · 1 comment · Local/Indiana, News
Fighting the Flu

Fighting the Flu

By Kara Hackett  The first week of January marks the start of a new semester. But as students are heading back to class, campuses are breeding illness, especially influenza. So far, 29 states have reported high levels of “influenza-like illness,” and 18 children have died from the disease, according to […]

by · January 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Local/Indiana, News

A Down-Home Salon

Paula’s husband Craig started Craig & Friends salon in Wabash, Ind., in 1976. Now Paula has owned and operated the salon in Upland for about 30 years, continuing her husband’s vision for a “down-home,” family atmosphere that makes customers feel like friends.

by · November 30, 2012 · 0 comments · Features
‘I thought it was the next big thing’

‘I thought it was the next big thing’

Photograph by Timothy P. Riethmiller New student union still next priority on long list of building projects By Kara Hackett, Managing Editor The smell of freshly brewed coffee drifts from the Jumping Bean to the circumference of the student union where six senior girls huddle around a table Monday night […]

by · November 16, 2012 · 0 comments · Life & Times, News
A second chance at change

A second chance at change

“We’re not going to go back to what we were doing before,” Obama said. “We’re moving forward.”

by · November 7, 2012 · 0 comments · News
In memory of Joe Romine

In memory of Joe Romine

On the last day of his life, Joe Romine was surrounded by family

by · October 21, 2012 · 0 comments · News

Finding common ground

‘They can’t tell whether Catholics are true Christians any more than they can tell if another Protestant is a true Christian.’

by · August 31, 2012 · 0 comments · Features