Most Friday nights, Brandon Warren would typically stay out late. However, on May 5, 2017, his instincts told him he needed to go home early.
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In hopes of starting a conversation about today’s perception of mental illnesses, junior theatre production major Lauren Aldaba submitted the play “Sunday, Sunday” by Sandra Fenichel Asher as a possible performance for the Department of Theatre and Dance last year.
Every year, the Black Student Association, BSA, chooses a new theme for their Black History Month events in February.
The 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow was about a superstorm of cold ravaging the northern hemisphere. Only 44% of critics liked it, and fewer will likely be fans of Wednesday’s weather which is projected to reach below a -35 degree wind chill in parts of Indiana. People are advised to stay indoors as much as possible, and that means people will be looking for ways to kill time.
For many, like director Michael Daehn, “Winnie the Pooh” is bringing nostalgia with it to Ball State, but not for sophomore Jake Letts, who ironically plays Pooh. Letts said he never grew up watching the Disney originals or reading the books.
For the past week, Ball State and the Muncie community have welcomed open conversations about biases, stereotypes and oppression with the 39th annual Unity Week.
From a young age, Ball State junior Jalen Lee has had a gift for speaking.
From February to April, the Charles W. Brown Planetarium is offering five free shows for the Ball State and Muncie community to travel the galaxy from their seats in Indiana’s largest planetarium.
To celebrate the Department of Journalism’s 50th anniversary, Ball State hosted Gene Policinski Wednesday night in the Student Center Ballroom.
Photographs of the Civil War taken by photographers Alexander Gardner, Mathew Brady and Timothy O’Sullivan showed battlefield results in the 1860s. In the 1940s, the live radio coverage of the London Blitz, “London After Dark” with Edward R. Murrow, allowed listeners across the Atlantic to hear Germany’s bombing campaign against Britain. In the later half of the 20th century, the Vietnam War became known as the first television war, as reporters like Morley Safer showed viewers the brutality of the war.
Within the last week, it has finally begun to look and feel like winter on campus. Students now have to bundle up in coats, beanies and gloves to travel the long walks to class in the slushy snow, while cold air whips around them.
On Thursday, Jan. 17, Travis Abels gave a talk titled “Throw Away the Process and Just Play” in the Student Center ballroom.
Popcorn is one food that many like to enjoy both sweet and salty. Often paired with butter and salt or chocolate, popcorn can easily adapt to most flavor palettes.
While students may often think of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a Monday free from classes, it can also be an opportunity to give back to their community through service.
Inside the Robert Bell testing lab, young Travis Abels sat mesmerized by Jay Z’s newly-released “99 Problems” music video. As the bass of the music mimicked the energy of the rapper and the scratch of the record played in sync with a break dancer’s spin, Abels pressed play over and over again, feeling an unbearable spark of interest.
After the recent accumulation of snow, the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse offered Muncie community members a warm escape with its Winter Greenhouse tour.
Every semester, the Ball State Late Nite committee creates designated themes for Saturday night entertainment on campus.
Every January, the Charles W. Brown Planetarium hosts family month, where they feature two family shows Fridays and Saturdays. All of the showings are free to the public, and families are welcome to bring members of all ages.
This weekend, Bracken Library will have extended hours on Friday and Saturday, according to a Student Government Association (SGA) email.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will be speaking at Ball State on Jan. 22 in Pruis Hall according to the university’s calendar of events.