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The Haven is a luxurious premier apartment community located near Ball State’s campus. We cater to the busy students’ lifestyle and were voted the "Best Apartment Complex" and "Best Landlord" for the Best of Ball State, 2018.



NEWS

Ball State faculty members help conduct a new mental health study

Since March 2020, COVID-19 has caused a significant decline in mental health across the U.S., according to multiple studies. Recently, two Ball State faculty members teamed up with colleagues from multiple institutions to demonstrate how anxiety, depression and other mental health matters have more than doubled in a study of their own.



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WEATHER

Warm temperatures have returned

Weather Forecaster Rachel Stinger has a midday update on above average temperatures and fog that will impact us tonight and tomorrow morning. 



In this April 6, 2020 photo, gravediggers lower the casket of someone who died of coronavirus at the Hebrew Free Burial Association's cemetery in the Staten Island borough of New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
NEWS

Five national stories of the week

The U.S. tops 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, Virginia lawmakers vote to abolish the death penalty, Biden boosts pandemic lending to small businesses, the Supreme Court won't halt the turnover of Trump's tax records and the wife of "El Chapo" has been arrested on U.S. drug charges make up this week's five national news stories. 



Anti-coup protesters flash the three-fingered salute during a rally near the Mandalay Railway Station in Mandalay, Myanmar Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. The protest movement, which seeks to restore power to the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi and have her and other leaders released from detention, has embraced nonviolence. (AP Photo)
NEWS

Five international stories of the week

The United Kingdom announces new goals for every adult to get their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine by July 31, protests in Myanmar grow despite military threats of lethal force, Argentina's health minister resigns, a Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal of his prison sentence and Iran plans to allow less access to its nuclear program make up this week's five international stories.


BYTE

Ball State University Singers bring forth warmth and goodwill for 2021

The walls of the dimly lit hallway leading to MU 123 are chipped with avocado green paint. The flooring has decades of hope, laughter, love, sweat, tears, and dirt from the bottoms of Ball State alumni’s shoes caked into the tiles’ seams. Despite the age, the second you enter the quaint mirrored room in the Hargreaves Music Building, you are instantly transported into an environment full of dedication, goodwill, and support. Sounds of laughter, singing, chanting, and clapping all filter into the hallway. Even while social distancing, the Ball State University Singers bring students of all majors together to fill the charming room with passion and warmth.


BYTE

7 Years Later: Why ‘The Giver’ Films Should Have Continued

Louis Lowry, known for books like Number the Stars, The Anastasia Krupnik Series, and The Silent Boy, reached her peak when she wrote 1993’s The Giver. Lowry wrote about 12-year-old Jonas, who was chosen to receive memories of his society’s past from the giver, Jeff Bridges. She was able to tell a story of a government keeping humanity bottled up in one man, the giver, and how dangerous and cruel this burden can be. I believe the 2014 film’s lack of violence and blockbuster-esque appeal killed the film before it was even released, although it wasn’t the film’s fault that it didn’t continue. 








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