Sophomore journalism major, Emily Hunter holds several of her favorite comic books, March 23, 2021, in the photojournalism studio. Rylan Capper DN

Speak Out: Un-Comical Culture

Fans of these stereotypically “nerdy” movies, shows, books and games have been through their fair share of discrimination and bullying, no matter their gender. Many of them turn to these worlds as a safe space where they are free to be themselves. If these women are bullied in the “mainstream” world then shunned from the world they escape to, where are they left to turn? Women in these communities aren’t going anywhere, and it’s time we are represented and treated with respect. 




Maggie Getzin, DN
OPINION

Bold Type: I Will Speak Up

I am a woman in the workplace. I am one woman on a college campus of 22,000 students — an intellectual trying to save money for her college education by waitressing at one of the only restaurants and bars open during a pandemic — and I am tired of feeling like a trophy rather than a colleague, entertainment rather than an employee.



NEWS

Ball State professor reflects on the life of Officer Eric Talley

Colorado police set his police car outside of the station as a memorial to him and held a rolling vigil for him Monday night. President Biden also ordered that flags should be flown at half staff in remembrance of the victims until sunset on March 27. His death caused many of his fellow officers to reflect on his life.



NEWS

Ball State, Muncie community remembers graduate Eric Talley killed in Boulder shooting

How much power does a name hold? For Steve Jones, the name Eric Talley has been powerful enough to leave him in shock twice in his life. Once was in 2007, when Jones, director of the graduate program in Ball State’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS), was teaching classes in Australia for six months and received a three-page-long email from Talley.


BYTE

Input 2 Minisode: The show must go on

Welcome back to another mini-episode of Input 2! In this episode, join us as we discuss how the pandemic has affected the movie industry. Tune in to hear how the pandemic affected movie releases, how people consume content, and the effect it has had on TV and movie production. Find out all this and more on this week's minisode of Input 2! Hosts: Dylan Walter Edited by: Dylan Walter Graphic by: Emily Hanes








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