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The spring semester has begun and so has the time to discover new study habits. Check out these five ways to stimulate your senses this semester. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy
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Five ways to stimulate your senses to achieve your academic goals this semester

The new year and a new semester have begun, and many college students are looking for new ways to start it off strong. Some may try out new studying tools they discovered or make changes in their routine. However, for other students, these changes might only stay in place for a couple of weeks before being cast away to the island of forgotten semester goals. If you’re looking for ways to start off your semester strong that you may actually stick with, consider these five tips you may have not considered  — each involving your five senses.


Participants march Jan. 20, 2020, for Ball State's MLK Unity March down McKinley Avenue. 2020's march was the only other Unity March in the past five years besides 2022's scheduled march because other marches were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and poor weather. Bailey Cline, DN File
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Ball State's Unity Week 2022 schedule

Ball State's 42nd annual Unity Week celebration is kicking off in January this year, beginning with the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The week will welcome more in-person gatherings than last year, including the signature Unity March, and will end with the Jan. 22 Beneficence Conference.


Those ages 18 or older are eligible for a Pfizer or Moderna booster shot at least six months after their second, and a Johnson & Johnson booster shot at least two months after their first. Vice President of Student Affairs Ro-Anne Royer Engle strongly encouraged students in an email Dec. 20 to receive their shot. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy
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Where to get a COVID-19 booster shot or test in Muncie

Since Dec. 9, 2021, individuals ages 16 or older who received a full series of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are eligible for a third booster shot at least six months after their second dose. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said in a statement such a move will help “strengthen the protection against Omicron and other variants.”


Looking for a way to celebrate the beginning of 2022 even in the pandemic? Consider celebrating from home with these five fun and safe ideas. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy
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Five safe ways to celebrate New Year's Eve during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the holiday season nearing its end, it can be tempting to spend more time with family and friends to ring in the new year. However, with the growing threat of COVID-19 and its variants, large gatherings and parties may not be the best idea, especially for those who are at a higher risk of contracting the virus. Nevertheless, 2021 is ending and 2022 is beginning, which calls for some celebration. Here are five fun and safe ways to celebrate the beginning of a new year during the pandemic.


Looking to buy or rent textbooks at a cheaper price? Need help studying for your exam? Didn't finish the readings for your class? Consider using these five websites that have saved the lives of many college students. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy
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Five websites every college student should know about

Being in college, it can seem like things are a lot more challenging and tough. Students need tools and hacks to make the college experience easier. On the Internet, students can learn effective study habits and access digital copies of textbooks and answers to questions that may not have been discussed in their classes. Here are five websites to make every college student’s life a little easier. 



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