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Updated: Echo coverage from iPhone 5s/5c launch

Updated: Echo coverage from iPhone 5s/5c launch

Not staying up for the iPhone launch event? Science and Tech has your back — tune in here for our all-night coverage of the experience.

by · September 19, 2013 · 0 comments · Multimedia, Science & Tech
Nothing common about Common Grounds

Nothing common about Common Grounds

Roaming along Hartford City’s main street, one may not expect to find a place like Common Grounds coffee shop. Antiques are the main decor and espresso is never short in supply. Owner Katie Rich works hard to provide a place where people can relax, converse and enjoy the classical wonders found throughout the shop.

by · September 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Storify: Speed and color— a beautiful collision

Storify: Speed and color— a beautiful collision

Meet the latest Apple products — iPhone 5s and 5c. With new colors, innovations and operating systems, this announcement has been called the “biggest change to the iPhone since the original.”

by · September 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Multimedia, Science & Tech
Who is Breu?

Who is Breu?

Breuninger Hall is physically complete and students have filled the rooms, but there is much more to be done. Student leaders and residents of the dorm are blazing the trail toward developing its unique culture and identity, but where do they start? What better source for inspiration than Breuninger herself!

by · September 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Features, Life & Times
What a prince costs a pauper

What a prince costs a pauper

The Echo reports from London and takes a closer look at British opinions of a royal birth, and a monarchy that costs its people millions each year.

by · August 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Features
A servant’s heart

A servant’s heart

Jerry Nelson has worked in Taylor’s food service since 1965, when meals were served in today’s Student Union. This summer, Jerry is retiring, and he and his wife are moving on to different things. With him, he’s taking the attitude of service.

by · May 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Flying free

Flying free

When planes were new, flight was a dream. For Andy Darlington, Jeff Weir and Jay Pulley — regulars flyers at the Marion Municipal Airport — flight is a dream come true.

by · May 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Gloves on, fists up

Gloves on, fists up

“I don’t want to be like some fighters (who) just got into fighting ‘cause they were good, and they didn’t finish high school. I want to show people that I’m smart, and I can fight,” said Isaiah Watkins, 15, a boxer training under James “Hook” Williamson in Marion, Ind.

by · April 28, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
(Photograph by Micah Hancock | Echo)

Art of restoration

Three years ago, 107 W Washington Street in Hartford City was a building full of trash. Today, it holds the Blackford County Arts Center and displays a pressed-tin ceiling from the late 1800s.

by · April 23, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Bibles on the bar counter

Bibles on the bar counter

Rob sees no reason to limit God’s saving power to altar calls within church buildings. Jesus met people where they were, and that’s what Rob seeks to do.

by · April 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Features