As my own form of unconventional therapy, music kept me alive.
The Ball State Daily News Sports crew of sophomore associate sports editor and football secondary reporter Elijah Poe, opinion editor and photographer Kate Farr, associate photo editor Mya Cataline and reporter Zach Carter share their experience following their trip to Athens, Georgia, to cover Ball State V. No. 1 Georgia.
Today, we are faced with a religious enthusiasm that seeks faith to serve a foundational role in government. Politicians and judicial leaders are more heavily interweaving their beliefs into places they don’t belong. There is no religious test to hold office, so why allow religion to intersect with the crucial legislative action that affects every citizen?
“American Pie” singer Don McLean gives a concert at the new Brown Family Amphitheater
In February of this year, many of Roald Dahl’s famed children's books were re-released in Britain, but not without some rewrites and revisions first. Should we be updating any and all literature, especially posthumously, for readers today? Is it pushing a certain agenda that not everyone stands on common ground with? Or, could measures of censorship even be promoting an all-or-nothing mindset?
In the tricky world of dating and intimacy, disabilities and chronic illnesses can be a tightrope walk between disconnect and vulnerability. The culture around dating has made it even more difficult for those with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Women don’t have to be complicit, and we aren’t there to be kissed. We don’t have to fantasize about the princes that will come. We’re allowed to be more, more than forced kisses and intimate grabs, being told to stay behind the hero or being the quiet caretakers.
Based on my own experience, it isn’t uncommon that through perception, we become a direct reflection of everything before us and around us. Whether it be through generational origins or conditions, we aren't viewed as an individualistic self but instead a notion generated by others — possibly before our own lives have even begun.
I saw what opioid addiction could do. I saw the shaking, tremors and slurred speech. I saw my friends whose parents were laid off and couldn’t afford the Lunchables that many of us had in our lunchboxes. I saw the countless businesses that moved onto the mostly desolate main street – floundering and failing before the end of the year. I saw how hillbilly transplants and middle Americans felt left behind in political endeavors.