On the corner of South Cherry and West Adams, husky howls and barking can be heard in the air, though usually only for a few minutes. On that corner in downtown Muncie, sits Amy’s Pet Spa. Owner Amy Shears has been busy since she opened in November 2022, and her business is only growing. Kelley Stewart, Shears’ neighbor and owner of Sit-Stay-Play Pet Grooming Kelley Stewart, recently broke her wrist, leaving Shears to help Stewart’s clients in the midst of a pet grooming shortage.
With 52 percent of Americans’ New Year’s resolutions being to exercise more, according to Statistica, and 12 percent of new gym members starting in January, according to RunRepeat, gyms have been filling up. This means new people to fitness centers, some who don’t know the “unwritten rules” of the gym. Here are five rules of gym etiquette for all those visiting the gym.
For the last couple years, COVID-19 has been an excuse for dismissing travel plans due to borders being closed and high chances of getting sick. Though COVID-19 is still a problem all over the world, life is beginning to return to normal, and with that, more study abroad opportunities are opening.
The first step third-year Ball State student Hunter Seagraves took to winning the Pre-Seed Fund: rejection. Two years ago, when Seagraves applied to the Entrepreneurship Center’s bi-annual grant, he was turned away. He said he was never going to apply again.
Ball State University students and faculty in Muncie are being affected by rising inflation rates, whether that be those in education or otherwise.
Matt Corn interns with the Ball State Athletics Department and manages the fuel station at Worthen Arena. The fuel station, a dedicated space that supplies food and tips for athletes, is adjacent to the gym, so students can easily get nutrition help and refuel after their workout. Corn provides Gatorade, chocolate milk, protein bars, fruit and other foods designed to help them recharge.
The 3rd annual Astronomy Slam takes place Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Presentation’s for this year’s Astronomy Slam include a tour of the night sky, the scale of the universe, the life cycle of stars and searching for another earth.
Ball State students in the Ceramics Lab work with lots of different kinds of clay, and for lots of different reasons. Two art students and a ceramics professor share their stories with the Ball State Daily News and reveal what the medium means to them.
A protest against BSU Rentals and MiddleTown Property Group was held on Sept. 10 in front of BSU Rentals in the Village. The protest was organized by the Muncie Chapter of the Party of Socialism and Liberation (PSL).
Ball State staff share commencement planning process for December 2021, third in-person ceremony during the COVID-19 pandemic
As the fall 2021 semester comes to an end, roughly 1,500 Ball State seniors are preparing to graduate and head into different work fields, said Angel Tuttle, assistant director of commencement and university events.