Inside the Robert Bell testing lab, young Travis Abels sat mesmerized by Jay Z’s newly-released “99 Problems” music video.
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.
International Games Day was celebrated in an open play event on Saturday, November 10th at Bracken Library in honor of International Board Games Week. The event featured tabletop and board games for casual and competitive patrons to play. Games such as Settlers of Catan, Risk, Scrabble, and Tikal were available for eventgoers to play. Joseph Roberts, an Information Services Librarian, says that he was inspired to host this event at Ball State after doing a similar one as a graduate student.
Ball State University student organization Music & Memory held its annual ‘A Night to Remember’ fundraiser on Nov. 14th in Pruis Hall, raising a total of $1550 for the cause. Music & Memory is a student service group with the mission of bringing personalized music to nursing home residents, with an emphasis on dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. The team of volunteers uses an array of different multimedia devices, like headphones, iPods, mp3 players, speakers and any other way they can get music out to senior citizens suffering from cognitive disorders. The fundraising event Wednesday night offered a large portion of musical and variety acts including the Ball State University Singers, Flute Guild and Ladies Choice. The fundraising opportunities included a raffle and split-the-pot, and amassed enough money to sustain the group through the rest of the academic year.
Spectrum, one of Ball State’s LGBT+ student groups, hosted their semi annual drag show in Ball Gymnasium on Saturday, Nov 3, which in total raised $1504 for Muncie OUTreach, a non-for-profit LGBT youth group.
Students have many options on campus to get involved and learn more about political parties and their candidates.
You can catch Charlie Cardinal just about anywhere on Ball State’s campus. You can most notably catch him cheering on his fellow Cardinals at athletic events. But have you ever tried to catch him on foot?
Amplified: A Conversation with Women in American Film Sound, was created through Ball State’s Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry and crewed by a total of 14 Ball State students. The film celebrates the women who work in Hollywood’s sound departments. From Foley artists to sound editors, Amplified gives a platform to 30 different women working in the male dominated film industry, allowing them to tell their unique stories.
Starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20th and ending at 5 p.m. the next day, eight Ball State student competed in the annual AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon. The event had teams developing Internet of Things devices to improve certain professions. This year’s profession was first responders.
The Cardinal Screenplay Festival, now in its third year, is a celebration of the Department of English’s best scripts, written by students and performed by both students and faculty. The scripts are chosen from the screenwriting courses, in this case English 410 and 615.
The Xenharmonic New Music Showcase 2018 features composers from all around Indiana, as well as from Denver, Colorado and Boston, Massachusetts. BSU graduate student Stephen Weigel will be performing as well, and was able to answer a few questions for us.
Ball State’s Spectrum will be putting on their semi-annual free drag show open to the public on Saturday April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Ball Gymnasium. The proceeds generated by audience donations will be going towards the Trans Women of Color Collective.
Welcome to InQueeries & Theories. This week we are discussing Love Simon. Is the queer community represented well in this medium? Are the actors appropriate? All of this and more in this episode of InQueeries & Theories.
The Ball State Technology Center, located in Bracken library, is now taking your old technology and recycling it for you, free of charge. Byte spoke to BSU Director of Unified Technology Support Laura Petty to learn more about the program.
Ball State is known for its telecommunication program and the amazing artists it has turned out. With greats like Jim Davis and David Letterman behind us, it’s encouraging to see Cardinals still managing to produce well received content.