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.”
“Help me understand that more.” Five simple words that reveal the character of the person making the request. Genuine vulnerability, leadership, humility and confidence are conveyed to those on the receiving end. It’s a request for insight Lee Ann Kwiatkowski makes of almost every individual she meets — community members, administrators, teachers and students alike.
While “A Dark and Starless Forest” was just introduced to the Young Adult book community, Sarah Hollowell, a 2015 Ball State alumna, has known about her debut book’s announcement for nearly four months, and it has been one of her hardest-kept secrets.
Families in cars, vans and trucks alike trickled into the parking lot of Let There Be Art in Muncie between noon and 4 p.m. March 18 to pick up their free kids’ “Quar-ART-ine kit” from owner and artist Misty Cougill.
As she sat in the audience watching the Russian Ballet Company as a kid put on their performance of The Nutcracker in Indianapolis, Kelly DeLisle, a senior stage management major, knew that theater was for her.
While protecting yourselves and others by quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to start a routine of switching between social media apps and games to keep yourself entertained and busy.
When Kelly Bryan was 5 years old, she picked up a bow and a violin and started gaining valuable skills that would last her a lifetime.
For the remainder of the semester, most Ball State events students turn to for entertainment have been canceled due to COVID-19, including University Program Board’s Late Nites, Ball State’s Theatre and Dance performances and more.
Since she was in high school, Grace Brenner knew she wanted to study abroad when she got to college. When the chance to travel to Chile came about, the junior Spanish and sociology major knew she had to take advantage of the opportunity.
Following guidelines from the Indiana Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control, Minnetrista announced it is canceling several upcoming events to protect its employees and the Muncie community, according to Minnetrista press release.
Love triangles, swelling music and kissing in the rain are all aspects of the romantic comedy movie genre.
From the outside looking in, Normandy Flower Shop bursts with color from its bright yellow door and neon window lights to a sea of pinks and reds from its flower arrangements and bouquets.
Moth Danner, host of Cuplets at The Cup, said she has been moved to tears at almost every Cuplets event.
From snowy days to rainy weather, the Muncie community has had many chances to cozy up with a mug of hot chocolate in January alone.
There’s Sarah, whose mother tries to drown her; Bruno, who sneaks into a concentration camp to help a Jewish boy; and Katniss, who volunteers to take her sister’s place in an annual event where 24 kids fight each other to their deaths.