Month: March 2020

  • Cardinal Directions: Noël Sucese

    Noël Sucese attended Ball State University, where she pursued a degree in History. Post-graduation, Noël worked in various high school-level teaching positions. Noël is now a Ph.D. student at Loyola University of Chicago, where she also teaches Western Civilization discussion sections.  What does a typical/week/month look like for you? A typical week for me here […]

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  • A Cardinal in a Spacesuit

    A Ball State student has flown where no cardinal has gone before: Mars. Well, sort of. Earlier this year, Abdul Elnajdi, a Ph.D. student in the Environmental Science Program, spent two weeks at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. The research station is founded and funded by the Mars Society, a non-profit US-based international […]

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  • Map of Africa with flags marking locations

    Seven Reasons to Study a Foreign Language

    There are never enough hours in the day to do all the things you need to accomplish, let alone do all the things you actually want to do. Learning another language is often one of those items on your to-do list that tends to sit there until everything else gets done. Here are seven reasons […]

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  • Cardinal Directions: Aly Caviness

    Aly Caviness is a lifelong film obsessive, co-owner/administrator of the Midwest Film Journal, and member of the Indiana Film Journalist’s Association. Through Lynch, her grandmother taught her how to spot “The Girl,” and through Frankenstein, her grandfather taught her how to love in spite of fear. She blames Jack Sparrow for her MA in colonial […]

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