Local Muncie owner of the Chameleon College of Beauty School, Krista Sides, has been working in hair salons ever since she was 14 years old. With so much experience under her belt, she devoted her time and effort to give back to the Muncie community and make connections with other local businesses.
Ball State administrators celebrated the new Multicultural Center with a ribbon-cutting Oct. 23, approximately two years after they broke ground on the construction site in 2019.
Senior nursing major Kate Mahnensmith participated in the third Bed Race of her college career Oct. 22. Mahnensmith, a member of Ball State’s all-girl cheerleading squad, won the independent female category with her team.
Ball State held its annual Air Jam in Emens Auditorium Oct. 21 as part of Homecoming Week. The event saw 14 teams from student organizations across campus compete in a lip sync and dance competition.
With October being National Coming Out Month RHA planned a few activities to help students to embrace who they are.
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On Thursday, Oct. 21, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, delivered a lecture in the Teachers College titled “The Path to Peace and Social Justice.”
This year marks foister's sixth annual celebration, organized by the Society Of American Florists. On the third Wednesday of every October, Foister's puts together colorful bouquets to be passed on to friends, family, clients, or small businesses for free.
Burton has not always been on a good path. “I’ve always been out there in the middle of the streets doing things, I got into trouble. It saved my life, I’m glad it happened because otherwise I don’t know where I would be.”
On Wednesday, Oct. 20, Ball State’s Health Promotion and Advocacy sponsored the “Save Your Beers For Another Day” event to bring awareness of alcohol and safe drinking to students.
One of Kate Avila’s favorite memories from working in Ball State’s Speech-Language Clinic is from when a client made a birthday cake and shared it with her supervisor and student clinician.
Students gathered in the Burkhardt Building Oct. 20 to attend a lecture by 2014 Ball State alumnus Qais Faqiri. The lecture, titled “Centralization of Power and the Collapse of Afghanistan,” was hosted by the Global Studies Association (GSA) and focused on the history of Afghanistan leading up to the evacuation of U.S. troops Aug. 30, as well as Faqiri’s own flight from the country Aug. 23.
On Wednesday, Oct. 20, Ball State’s Student Government Association (SGA) met for its second meeting of the month, where senators voted on two amendments, were introduced to one more and SGA President Tina Nguyen gave her first “State of the Senate” address of the year.
This Wednesday, the homecoming committee held a dinner for the campus at the Woodworth Commons.