Ball State junior Natalie Risi jumps to hit the ball on Oct. 29 at Worthen Arena. Risi led the Cardinals in kills with 12 on the night. Eli Houser, DN

3 takeaways from Ball State’s sweep against Bowling Green

The Cardinals defense limited Bowling Green to 15 points in the first set. A versatile attack could prove to be essential in the final stretch of the regular season and the postseason. Five Ball State players hit seven or more kills against Bowling Green, with Risi leading the way with 12. 

The Limberlost State Historic Site is dedicated to preserving Hoosier author, photographer and naturalist Gene Stratton-Porter’s legacy. According to Inside Indiana Business, Stratton-Porter is Indiana’s most-read female author. Aimed Photography via Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Photo Provided

Ball State alumnus Shaun Payne serves as site manager for Limberlost State Historic Site

In Geneva, Indiana, there is a home that once belonged to Indiana author Gene Stratton-Porter named Limberlost State Historic Site. Stratton-Porter’s family moved to the cabin in Geneva in 1888, and she lived there for 18 years. She wrote six of her 12 novels at this house, including “Freckles” and “A Girl of the Limberlost,” along with five of her nature books, according to the Limberlost State Historic Site.

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Life After the Diploma

According to the Ball State Hiring Guide for Employers, during the 2019-2020 year, Ball State had a 95 percent job placement rate with 81 percent of graduates employed in their field of study.  Two Ball State graduates share their stories after graduating college. 

Ball state junior, Elysa Goldberg, takes a photo of Ball State junior Emma Lang in the “cellfie” room at SelfieWRLD Schaumburg, 10/02/21.  Photo by Savannah Jordan

But first, let me take a selfie at SelfieWRLD Schaumburg

The moment I knew there was a museum dedicated to taking selfies with friends, I wanted to get a group of my own friends together and go to SelfieWRLD Schaumburg and make a day of it. Although I didn’t expect to make a trip to Chicago and back in a day, it was worth every twist in the plan—which included forgetting about the time change and spontaneously stopping at “The Bean” in Millenium Park. 

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