Lifestyle 3/26/2018, 3:00pm

Pieces Unfound: Crying was my strongest weakness

Crying is a sign of weakness. That’s what society has been teaching us for a long time. It’s a sign of weakness, especially if you’re a boy. If that’s the case, I suppose I was very weak as a child. I cried a lot.  

Lifestyle 3/15/2018, 12:30pm

Adult-ish: The Big ole ball of paint

The world’s largest ball of paint lies in the middle of the country, in Alexandria, IN, which is about a 30-minute drive from Ball State University. It’s a sight that I probably would’ve missed if I wasn’t looking for it.

Lifestyle 2/27/2018, 1:00pm

Blake's Beats: On the death of physical music

The sound of the plastic wrap tearing off of the case, the first look of the artwork on the booklet, taking the disc out and popping it into the stereo for the first time; this ritual took place every time I opened a new CD.

Lifestyle 2/21/2018, 9:00am

Over the Rainbow: 'Black Panther' is king

Black Panther was everything promised from the trailers and the reviews. Through visuals, character development and deeper storytelling, this movie gives people a chance to take a closer look at American society.