Cardinals redshirt junior forward Miryne Thomas shoots a three-pointer during the first half the quarterfinals game of the Mid American Conference Tournament against the Toledo Rockets March 11, 2021, at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cardinals lose to the Rockets 91-89 in overtime. Jacob Musselman, DN

Miryne Thomas, Payton Sparks lead Ball State passed Miami (OH)

 A few plays later, he dives to the ground for a loose ball, and while Ball State didn’t get the ball, it showcased what Thomas and Ball State Men’s Basketball were doing all game in their 81-64 win over the Redhawks: diving for loose balls and rebounding the ball. 

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Are You Ready to Invest? 3 Questions to Ask.

With low-interest rates on cash savings and inflation causing people to lose their faith in standard saving accounts, the need for compelling investment opportunities is rising. So even if you don’t have a considerable amount of excess cash left from your wages each month after you’re done paying your bills, you might think it’s worth looking into ways to build your wealth portfolio. Investing means actively taking risks with your money. 

The spring semester has begun and so has the time to discover new study habits. Check out these five ways to stimulate your senses this semester. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy

Five ways to stimulate your senses to achieve your academic goals this semester

The new year and a new semester have begun, and many college students are looking for new ways to start it off strong. Some may try out new studying tools they discovered or make changes in their routine. However, for other students, these changes might only stay in place for a couple of weeks before being cast away to the island of forgotten semester goals. If you’re looking for ways to start off your semester strong that you may actually stick with, consider these five tips you may have not considered  — each involving your five senses.

Why is Meatless Monday necessary?

Meatless Monday is a health and environmental campaign that was created as a way to teach and challenge people. The idea is that every Monday, people partaking in the Meatless Monday campaign will forgo any meat products in their meals for one day of the week.

Rustic Rebels Geode and Crystal Mine opened in October 2021 in the former location of ScreenBroidery, which moved a few doors down on West University Avenue last year. Along with other business updates in the Village this school year, there is construction at the old Two Cats Cafe location. Eli Houser, DN

New and established Village businesses share the inspiration behind opening their doors

The Village wasn’t always as lively as it is now. After the 2008 recession, many buildings sat vacant while landlords tried to find buyers. While some businesses, including Village Green Records and White Rabbit Used Books, survived 2008, the recession coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic saw some businesses move out of the Village and others move in. Jack’s Donuts and Rustic Rebels Geode and Crystal Mine are two businesses that just opened last semester, with ScreenBroidery also moving its location.

A demonstrator holds a sign during the annual Slut Walk hosted by Feminists for Action and Alliance for Disability Awareness Sept. 23, 2016. The group has not hosted the event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Samantha Brammer, DN File

Feminists for Action begins its return to campus

Rachael Smith, assistant lecturer of women’s and gender studies, wishes there was a club like Feminists for Action when she was in college. As a 22-year-old freshman and commuter student, Smith wasn’t involved much in extracurriculars.

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