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. 



LIFESTYLES

Minnetrista brings Muncie the full Bob Ross experience

With shirts, socks and even breath mints made in Bob Ross’ likeness, his calm demeanor and positive outlook appear to have captivated people nearly 26 years after his death. From 1983 to 1994—the run time of his show, “The Joy of Painting”— Ross became a household name. Then, a few years ago, his name resurfaced and became more iconic in popular culture. 


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? 



"POP Power" stickers sit on the stairs of the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) May 11, 2021. DOMA Director Robert La France said staff wanted to experiment with stickers leading people to the second floor of the special exhibition instead of signs with arrows. Grace McCormick, DN
CAMPUS

David Owsley Museum of Art staff reflects on last week of pop art exhibit

For Robert La France, director of the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA), pop art represents hope during difficult times. The exhibition “POP Power from Warhol to Koons: Masterworks from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation” is a show La France thought could bring some joy to people as they feel safer visiting museums during the COVID-19 pandemic.










This Week's Digital Issue