FILM ANNALYSIS: Summer offers range of interesting, new sci-fi films

Anna Bowman is a senior English and telecommunications major and writes ‘Film Annalysis’ for the Daily News. Her views do not necessarily agree with those of the newspaper. Write to Anna at aabowman@bsu.edu. Amidst the much-anticipated “Jurassic World,” “Mad Max” and “Terminator” franchises coming out with new movies this summer, there are some brand-new sci-fi films worth looking into in the upcoming months.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power, privilege perpetuate racist violence, oppression

Last week, the Star Press published an article by Ball State student Malachi Randolph titled “End the Witch Hunts at Ball State.” Randolph, whose series of racist tweets were published by the Daily News last year, condemns the blowback he received, as well as blowback over other incidents of public racism at Ball State, as a “witch hunt” and an example of “persecution.” This claim is horrifying and dangerous, as is the amount of support his statements have received from the student body.


OUR VIEW: Cardinal Connection’s SGA report card

AT ISSUE: The Daily News editorial board evaluates the outgoing Student Government Association executive slate Although Cardinal Connection did not accomplish all of its platform points, the slate succeeded by adapting to solve problems and challenges. In some cases, such as the plan to open Bracken Library for 24 hours during Finals Week, the slate decided a point was not possible.


OUR VIEW: Ball State must take clear stance on RFRA to ensure it is inclusive

While Indiana debates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Ball State has been dealing with its own issues of diversity and tolerance. After a student who formerly owned a Confederate flag won the John R. Emens Outstanding Senior Award, some students felt they were not being fairly represented on campus. They called for a university-wide diversity workshop; this alone demonstrates the depth of the concern about diversity on campus.

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