Sitting on her dorm room’s beige carpet, freshman psychology major Maiya Garcia spends her mornings using her teal pliers and black wire cutters to hand-assemble earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings for her jewelry business, Maiya Makes Jewelry.
Sunday mornings throughout her childhood, Tiara Hicks would wake up on her grandparents’ farm to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.
Born and raised in Detroit, the city where “everybody can sing,” Aaron Paige, Ball State assistant professor of music, said music has been a prominent part of his life for as long as he can remember.
Last semester, Colleen Dyra, freshman elementary education major, would move her bean bag to the other side of her dorm room at Studebaker West Thursday nights at 6:30.
“‘You make me feel so empowered.’” It’s rewarding every time Brittany Scott hears this phrase from one of her clients after a workout to rebuild connections between their minds and bodies.
As cold temperatures and snowy days continue to appear in the weather forecast, students can cozy up with a piping mug of hot chocolate.
On a windy, late spring day in Chicago, Jacob Barnes met fellow Ball State alumnus Mason Pippenger for lunch at Montrose Beach, overlooking the waters of Lake Michigan.
When Devon Hayakawa, a 2019 Ball State alumna, returned to theater for the first time in eight months, she said, performing on stage felt electric.