LIFESTLYES


Michael Martone sits with joj, Ball State creative writing graduate student, after his reading Oct. 10, 2019, in the Arts and Journalism building, AJ 225. Joj has read most of Martone's books and was awarded the scholarship Martone created in his parents' name. Tier Morrow, DN
Michael Martone sits with joj, Ball State creative writing graduate student, after his reading Oct. 10, 2019, in the Arts and Journalism building, AJ 225. Joj has read most of Martone's books and was awarded the scholarship Martone created in his parents' name. Tier Morrow, DN

Campus 10/11/2019, 10:00am

Michael Martone pushes genre boundaries with writings about Indiana

“Michael Martone was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, or maybe Scott County, Iowa … His nickname was Dolly or peanut or bug or Michie. He’s written more than a dozen books, maybe more. He might be a fiction writer or nonfiction hybrid." 


Campus 10/1/2019, 3:00pm

Charting her own course

Three days a week, the sound of trumpets honking, drums clashing and color flags whipping through the air echoes through campus from the lawn outside Worthen Arena as Ball State’s Pride of Mid-America Marching Band practices. 


The Partnership Project 9/5/2019, 10:00am

MCHS students dress up to raise awareness on human trafficking

After his middle school science teacher in Los Angeles hosted survivors of human trafficking in class, Muncie Central High School (MCHS) junior Sam Voss said he was motivated to help those who have been through such "horrific, awful crimes" and were "treated as nothing."