Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for January 2020.

Fly Me to the Moon


With all due respect to Ol’ Blue Eyes, it’s Beneficence who inspires us to sing among the stars. (Photo by Bobby Ellis)

Just Keep Swimming

swimmersBall State’s women’s swimming and diving team defeated Indiana State 159-141 on January 18 at Lewellen Aquatic Center. (Photo by Samantha Strahan)

Banner Headliner

We Fly banner

A worker hangs a 60-foot-tall banner featuring nursing major Gabe Cochard for the refreshed brand campaign.  “Being on the side of Teachers College is a little weird,” he said, “but, also, pretty cool.” With bold new banners and signage, eye-catching interstate billboards, a new commercial, and more, Ball State is building on the success of its We Fly marketing campaign launched two years ago. (Photo by Don Rogers)

United We Stand

Unity March 2020

Ball State students, plus faculty and staff members, showed their support for diversity, inclusivity and solidarity at the MLK Unity March on January 20. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day procession was part of the 39th annual Unity Week celebration on campus. (Photo by Don Rogers)

Hot Tip

men's volleyball match

Sophomore middle attacker Felix Egharevba gets a kill for the Cardinal men’s volleyball team to sweep a series against Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, on January 11 in Worthen Arena. The Honors College and nursing student is from Naperville, Ill. (Photo by Bobby Ellis)

A Spectrum of Stories

student performing at Queer Monologues

A student performs as part of “Queer Monologues,” featuring theatrical presentations of coming-out stories. Part of Unity Week, the event was hosted by Spectrum, a student organization that educates the campus and Muncie communities on LGBTQ+ issues, cultures, and history through varied programming. (Photo by Rebecca Slezak)

Charlie in the House

Charlie Cardinal at the StatehouseBall State students pose with Charlie Cardinal at Ball State Day at the Statehouse on January 9. The day is a chance for faculty, students and alumni to meet with lawmakers and chat about Ball State’s important role in Indiana. (Photo by Don Rogers)


LatinxpaloozaA dancer from Raices Folklore, a Latin American dance group from Seymour, Indiana, performs at Latinxpalooza on January 24. Hosted by the Latinx Student Union, the event at L.A. Pittenger Student Center was part of Unity Week. (Photo by Rebecca Slezak)