Political Commentary: 'Fake News' Hurts

“Fake news” is a term many Americans have come to know all too well. The term is meant to represent false information but has been morphed into a political tool to disavow legitimate journalism as a whole. I became familiar with the term during the 2016 election. My interest in politics and journalism grew together. To me, this November’s election is almost a matter of life and death. If you can vote, please take the time to do so. It will be worth the outcome.


Which Quentin Tarantino Movie is the Best?

From a young age, Quentin Tarantino has been interested in movies. Tarantino’s writing is inspired by movies, books, and spaghetti western film director Sergio Corbucci. Tarantino follows a nonlinear storytelling style: We can see in the films Reservoir Dogs, Inglorious Basterds, and the Kill Bill volumes that he jumps around storylines. In Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, the audience bounces between Sharon Tate, Rick Dalton, and Cliff Booth’s storylines.


Speak Out: First -Time Voters

For the past several months, the 2020 U.S. election has been taking over our lives. Between social media ads, campus campaigns and countless news articles, we can’t escape it. As a first-time voter, it is starting to feel overwhelming.


Input 2 S9E1: Remakes & Sequels

Welcome back, podcasters! Today, we will be discussing the merits and faults of Hollywood's remakes and sequels. We will cover how some movies are just quick cash grabs or if Hollywood has really run dry of its creativity. So plug in your headphones and sit down as we talk about the multitudes of remakes and sequels in Hollywood! Hosts: Dylan Walters & Robert Dorbritz III Edited by: Ok Schlatter Graphic by: Kellyn Harrison

John Smith, president of the industrial division at Mid-West Metal Products, talks to students in the MadJax studio fall 2019. Mid-West Metal Products is based in Muncie and provided materials for the Minnetrista farmers market project. Kevin Klinger, Photo Provided

iMADE Muncie students create new Minnetrista benches

After designing 12 buildings for class projects without being able to see any of them built, Steven Polchinski, fourth-year architecture major, spent part of his spring 2020 semester working with graduate students to assemble new benches and trash cans for Minnetrista.


Warmer weather ahead

Weather Forecaster Chris Guevara is tracking warmer weather ahead along with more rain chances.

Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle present their proposed college loyalty campaign at the SGA Zoom meeting on Oct. 21, 2020. The campaign passed 42-0, with four abstentions, and will allow students to give feedback on their respective colleges. Maya Wilkins, Screenshot Capture

Ball State SGA votes on loyalty campaign, vote center

At the Oct. 21 Zoom meeting, Ball State Student Government Association (SGA) was presented with a budget request that would allow students on campus to give feedback on their respective colleges in exchange for stickers. The request, presented by Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle, is part of a college loyalty campaign that the two have been working on.


Coven S7E2: Jk Rowling lands in hot water

Welcome back, witches, to another episode of the Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is JK Rowling! The author of the famous children's series Harry Potter has been embroiled in controversy after controversy. Why has the author become so problematic lately? What will this mean for the author and the Harry Potter franchise? Find out all and more on this week's episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Dylan Walter Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Kellyn Harrison

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