Alex Oleson, 2021 Orr Fellow for Woven, an Indianapolis based tech startup, talks with children participating in Launchpad to learn entrepreneurial skills. The Orr Fellowship matches students around the nation with Indianapolis-based companies for two-year fellowships. Erin Kelley, Photo Provided
CAMPUS

Orr Fellowship provides Ball State students with secure start to life after college

Access to the internet has made it easier for students to find job and internship postings, but busy school schedules can make it difficult to find time to sit down and fill out applications. While internships, job shadowing and fellowships are a few ways students try to reduce job-related stress, the Orr Fellowship gives college seniors a chance to make a two-year commitment to an Indianapolis-based company.


A Brief History of Poaching

Even though poaching has been occurring for hundreds of years, the devastating reality is that animals today still face the effects of poaching. Here’s what you need to know.  



The Many Colors of the iPhone 12: Which is Right for You?

One of the most exciting parts of cellphone culture is when it’s time to get an upgrade and get a new phone! For long-time smartphone users, over the last several decades this is most likely an experience that has happened more than once, and somehow it continues to be exciting every time.


Inspired to learn about Afghanistan and the global refugee crisis, Mazie Wathen started crafting bracelets to ultimately donate the profits for those in need. Here she displays the finished products. (Katie Catterall)
BALL BEARINGS MAGAZINE

Small Crafts for a Big Purpose

Snacks lining the shelves, books stacked up in great big piles, and clothes thrown every which way. It’s the stereotypical picture of a dorm room, unless you’re Ball State University student Mazie Wathen. Her dorm looks much the same as anyone else’s, but with additional supplies like different-color threads and felt backings.



Featured Image by Kami Geron
BALL BEARINGS MAGAZINE

The Best Dumplings in Town

In Muncie, restaurants are clustered about. Out of the 14 Asian restaurants, Dumpling House carries the crown of some of the best food. As they have reopened their doors at a new location, 2900 W. White River Blvd., they offer even more options for their customers to get a taste of Chinese cooking. 


Rylan Capper, DN Photo; Kamryn Tomlinson, DN Design
OPINION

Torching Media Mistrust

OPINION: This is a world that is skeptical of journalists, both student and professional. We sometimes present a truth others don’t want to hear, and we’ve been punished for it. 


NEWS

Vintage Pop-Up Shop

One group of college students came together last weekend to set up the “Vintage Pop-Up” shop that sold a variety of clothes, comic books, action figures and music.








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