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The Coven S8E3: Women in journalism

Welcome back fellow witches to another season of The Coven! This episode, Ball State Journalism professor, Kate Elliot, discusses what it like to be a woman in the journalism industry today with our host Shwetha! How are women faring in the journalism industry today? What are some new challenges arising? What can aspiring journalists expect once entering the workforce?


A Ball State mom plays cornhole at the tailgate on Sept. 14, 2019, outside Scheumann Stadium. Charlie Town, located near the Alumni Center, is one tailgating opportunity for families and visitors. Jacob Musselman, DN File
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Students and organizers share hopes for Family Weekend 2021

A quarter of the fall 2021 semester has already passed, and many students, especially freshmen, could be feeling homesick. With a little more than two weeks to go until fall break, Ball State is giving families an opportunity to reconnect at its annual Family Weekend Sept. 24-26, complete with a home football game, Emens Auditorium show, children’s events and other activities. 


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Sister Cindy's controversial sermon at Ball State drew hundreds of viewers to the Quad

TikTok star and viral sensation “Sister Cindy” Smock visited Ball State Friday afternoon to spread her message to the student body. With a Bible in one hand, a sign reading “Slut Shaming Time” in the other and wearing a shirt emblazoned with the message “Be a ho no mo,” Smock spent almost four hours on campus preaching her signature brand of evangelical Christianity. 


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The Coven S8E2: Female video game characters- sexualized or not?

Welcome back to the Coven! In this episode, join us as we discuss the oversexualizing of female characters in video games, such as Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Bayoneta, and more. Is the trend of over-sexualizing female video characters such a bad thing? What kind of harassment do female gamers experience? Tune in to find out all this and more on another episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Blake Chapman Edited by: Shwetha Sundarrajan Graphic by: Taylor Sheridan


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The Coven S8E1: Fighting back against stereotypes

Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! On this special Women's History month episode, join us as we discuss Asian women in the media, the fetishization, and stereotypes of Asian women, and how this plays into the recent string of hate crimes against many Asian Americans. Tune in for all this and more on another episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Lizzie Nguyen Edited by: Shwetha Sundarrajan Graphic by: Taylor Sheridan


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The Coven S7E9: Joss Whedon & the Age of Controversy

  Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! Join us as we talk about director Joss Whedon's multiple controversies, what makes a good strong female character, and the misogynistic themes in Whedon's films! Tune in for all this more on this week's episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Harrison Hopkins Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Shwetha Sundarrajan


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The Coven S7E8: Representation matters

Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! On this very special Black History month edition of the Coven, join us as we talk about stereotypes of black women in media, the representation of black women, and what can be done to improve representation for black women. Tune in for all this and more on this week's episode of the Coven! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Tierra Harris Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Shwetha Sundarrajan


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