Elena Stidham poses in the studio March 10, 2020. Stidham's mother was born in Iraq and her father was born in Michigan. Jacob Musselman, DN Illustration
OPINION

Loud and Clear: The in-betweener

When I studied abroad last summer, I took a class on Japanese animation. In this class, we learned about the different roles animators play, and one key role stood out to me: the in-betweeners. 


OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Thank you, voters

You did it. You voted you bugged your friends to vote, you posted on your social media accounts, you supported your favorite candidates, you got loud, you cared, and you showed up. There are more of us who believe in inclusivity and opportunity, who reject hate and fear, and who stand together with love for our community and hope for our campus. There are more of us. So let’s keep showing up. 




Molly Ellenberger does the warrior pose Feb. 11, 2020. The warrior pose is suppose to improve focus, balance and stability. Jacob Musselman, DN Illustration
OPINION

Indiana Scones: Unrolling tensions

Have you ever looked at the clock, see it says 11:58 p.m. and realize you somehow forgot to turn in the essay that is due in one minute? Well, let me tell you, you're not alone — we've all been there at some point.



Taylor Smith got her first typewriter for Christmas when she was 15. She got her second one as a gift when she was 17. Jacob Musselman, DN Illustration
OPINION

Bold Type: Keypsakes

My mom had a typewriter in her old office. I would sit at the desk in the back corner and type my name over and over again until I reached the end of the line, and then, I would push the lever on the left-hand side until I was back to the beginning — just one line lower — and type, “mommy” below my name.


Kwesi Rogers speaks on stage at the walkout 11 a.m. Jan. 28. 2020, at University Green. Rogers questioned on stage why he and other members of the Black community have to demand respect when they deserve it. Demi Lawrence, DN
OPINION

Black Curtain: Being a black man in America

But what happens when that classroom is no longer a safe zone? What happens when black men are met with the same scenarios as being on the streets? Sultan “Mufasa” Benson, a Ball State senior and business administration major was faced with that exact situation.








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