Saying Yes to The Dress

Lexi Hubenak says she was never really a crier. She didn’t believe in getting emotional over a piece of clothing and used to think people who did were overdramatic, until she found her wedding dress. 



BALL BEARINGS

Boutiques and Embroidery

When Ball State sophomore Emma Schneider launched her own fashion apparel company Reflections Boutique two years ago, she had a specific vision in mind — for people to look in the mirror and love the reflection they see, feeling confident from the inside out.  


BALL BEARINGS

Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve

Right off of Ball State University’s campus sits a small strip of shops. When you scan the stores in this strip, commonly referred to by students as “The Village,” there are bookstores, bars, and pizza joints. But, above a café, lies a hidden gem: Body Language Tattoo. 



BALL BEARINGS

The Sew Must Go On

Theater costumes can enhance a show by describing a character’s personality, their feelings, and the action that is taking place on stage. So what goes into making these magnificent costumes? 



COMMUNITIES

The New Face of Downtown

The buildings alongside Walnut Street were wrapped in corrugated aluminum, hiding the historic brick facades. Some had been renovated to the styles of the ‘80s. It was a mishmash of architecture. The street was paved over as a plaza for pedestrians to walk from store to store — except they didn’t.



LIFESTYLE

A common goal

Ball State University has student volunteer opportunities, and many students form communities within each organization.  


LIFESTYLE

Outnumbered

Despite the issues women can face in male-dominated fields, the technology field is slowly progressing and becoming more diverse.







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