Muncie was once a factory city, but in recent years has experienced rapid deindustrialization.
With summer in session, warm nights are the perfect time to get outside and look at the sky.
Amanda Hughes, owner of Forever Young Children’s Boutique, has always known she was a business woman at heart.
Tyler Hollis, junior actuarial science major, is spending his summer as intern working virtually for CNO Financial Group.
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.
The First Thursday events during the months of April and May in downtown Muncie were not bustling as usual.
Jennifer Erickson, anthropology professor at Ball State, will be traveling to Bosnia during the spring 2021 semester after winning a U.S. Scholar award from the Fulbright program.
This April, much like she had done in the past 10 years, Stephanie Onieal held a poetry activity for her second-grade students over the Zoom video conference platform.
When Taylor Poer came home from the hospital the day she was born, she said, she was told she was already wearing Ball State socks.
When she was in high school, Erica Forstater said, she participated in the Student Conservation Association (SCA), a non-profit group whose members protect and restore land throughout the U.S.
Most special education teachers spend their days helping students learn core subjects; however, recent studies have shown that students with disabilities often have lower confidence and self-esteem because it can be hard for them to “view their disability as one component of their lives, not the only component.”