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Student Dancers Align Mind and Movement

Indya Childs (at right) looks on as students work on choreography fueled by online discussions with invited guests. (Photo by Ceth Williams) For Atlanta-based artist Indya Childs, the COVID-19 pandemic and last Summer’s social unrest fueled a passion for urging fellow artists to speak out. “As artists, we must reflect the times,” Childs said. She […]

Lucky Ducky: Last Hidden Rubber Duck Finally Reunited With its 99 Friends

The last rubber duck from 100 hidden by two departing theatre students is home after over two years of search-and-rescue efforts.

Using Skills Honed at Ball State, Doug Jones Brings Astounding Characters to Screen

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]f all the parts in his prolific acting career, Doug Jones is proudest of Amphibian Man in the multiple Oscar-winning “The Shape of Water.” The film’s story — a lonely janitor (2018 Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins) falls in love with a humanoid fish god (Jones, ’82) held in a lab during the Cold War — […]

“We Fly” Anthem Soars into the Ball State Canon

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast Fall, Ball State University empowered three cabaret students — Frank Zabilka, Gabe Ford-Dunker, and Reagan Pender — to write lyrics for a new anthem, “We Fly.” “I get chills when I hear the anthem,” said President Geoffrey S. Mearns . “It beautifully captures the mission, aspirations, and values of the Ball State community — our faculty, staff, students, […]

Ball State Unveils Newest Renovated Residence Hall

Newly renovated residence hall is a $40 million facility that will be a living-learning community for students in the arts.