Ball State professor shares how she encourages others to celebrate Earth Day and protect the environment
Sand, clay, silt, peat, chalk and loam. All are different types of soil. According to ISRIC World Soil Information, soil filters rainwater to help prevent flooding, it helps plants grow and acts as a buffer against pollutants, which helps improve groundwater. Without soil, human life would be difficult. The science of soil has always been a passion of Ball State University Assistant Professor of Natural Resources, Jessique Haeft, growing up in California. Since 2014, she has been sharing that passion with her students, teaching them valuable ways to care for the environment.
Ball State University housing moves forward with its long and short-term housing plans for the upcoming academic year
Changes are occurring in Ball State University Housing and Residence Life with the closing of Howick/Williams Hall and RAs in University Apartments.
Five reasons why Tim Burton’s 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is definitely a Halloween movie
After watching the film for the first time, I can’t tell where the confusion lies - it is clearly a Halloween movie, not a Christmas one. After all, the title does read The Nightmare *Before* Christmas
Life After the Diploma
According to the Ball State Hiring Guide for Employers, during the 2019-2020 year, Ball State had a 95 percent job placement rate with 81 percent of graduates employed in their field of study. Two Ball State graduates share their stories after graduating college.
Living a Legacy
Students who have followed in their family’s footsteps by attending the same college or university that they have graduated from are known as legacy students. Kate and Sarah Mahnensmith along with their mom, Holly, are examples of legacy students who have a long-standing relationship with Ball State.
The Sew Must Go On
Theater costumes can enhance a show by describing a character’s personality, their feelings, and the action that is taking place on stage. So what goes into making these magnificent costumes?
One lesson I have learned from my six favorite teen dramas
I watch teen dramas because they offer so much more than just a TV show to watch—they offer a lifestyle. They make you feel like you are living the character’s lives with them as they teach you lessons about love, strength, weakness, friendship, forgiveness and life in general. I have compiled a list of lessons that I have taken away from my top six favorite teen dramas; working my way up to my favorite lesson.
Muncie local shares his wildlife photography across social media
On a rainy fall day two years ago, Muncie local Patrick Conner was driving around Muncie’s Prairie Creek Reservoir when he spotted an eagle flying over the water.
The Savannah Diaries: The power of introverts
While introverts may not like large social gatherings or constantly being the center of attention, they do have qualities that make them valuable during social gatherings and are good friends to keep around.