The Quick Consequences of Fast Fashion

 A $3 tank top. $8 pants. $10 shoes. While these affordable pieces might be trendy right now, the ethical and environmental issues that come with fast fashion are harming communities and natural resources. 



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.



LIFESTYLE

My America

The United States has become a world power since its conception, but its citizens’ patriotism can sometimes verge on exceptionalism.








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