August 20, 2016

GALLERY: Plants and Animals of the Botanical Garden

August 20, 2016

GALLERY: Favela Band

August 20, 2016

GALLERY: People of Brazil

August 17, 2016

BLOG: Don’t be an idiot: How to travel in Rio (or anywhere)

We, 50 Ball State University journalism students, trekked from the great state of Indiana to Rio de Janeiro to cover the Olympic Games. After a few […]
August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Stairs

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Portraits

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Santa Teresa

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Tourism

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Crazy Fans

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Samba

August 17, 2016

GALLERY: Soccer

August 16, 2016

GALLERY: Olympic Selfies

August 16, 2016

GALLERY: Today Show

August 16, 2016

GALLERY: Rio’s Favelas

August 16, 2016

BLOG: Brazilian coffee proves very different for this Starbucks addict

I’ve always considered myself to be a huge coffee fanatic. Ask me how to make any type of latte or macchiato, and I will give you […]
August 16, 2016

BLOG: The LGBT community is love, all over

When Brazilian student and LGBT community member Caio Vendraminia and I walked up to Pride House, I was a little bit nervous. I had been there […]
August 16, 2016

BLOG: How to get lost in Rio de Janeiro

I am a student attending Ball State University and recently had the opportunity to travel to Brazil for the 2016 Olympic Games to write stories, conduct interviews […]
August 16, 2016

BLOG: Navigating Olympic Park: The newb’s journey of international sports stuff

First things first, I’m a student journalist. I’m one of 50-ish Ball State University students with enough guts and student-loan money to go to Rio to […]
August 14, 2016

What It’s Like Running Into A Quiet Celebrity

I am a Ball State University student from Muncie, Indiana, and have had the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic […]
August 14, 2016

BLOG: Olympic golf returns and packs the experience

I have had the personal opportunity to attend just a handful of Olympic events such as Handball, Water Polo, Equestrian Eventing and now Golf while here […]
August 14, 2016

BLOG: The Olympic games: A fan experience 

Every four years, proud citizens from hundreds of different countries crowd their TVs to watch the most coveted event in sports: the Olympics. Much like it […]
August 13, 2016

GALLERY: On the Streets

August 13, 2016

GALLERY: Paulista Avenue Performers

August 12, 2016

GALLERY: Beach Life and the Olympics

August 12, 2016

GALLERY: Brazilian Markets

August 12, 2016

BLOG: Olympic Torch Viewing Differences

São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have completely different atmospheres in their cities: São Paulo being very professional and business-like, and Rio being very laid back […]
August 11, 2016

Behind the Scenes – August 10th, 2016

August 11, 2016

GALLERY: Olympic Beach Volleyball

 
August 11, 2016

BLOG: Brazilian talk show appearance not as fun as it sounds

I never thought my first experience of going to a live taping of a talk show would be in Brazil. But when my professor asked if […]
August 10, 2016

BLOG: Don’t be caught without this in your suitcase: Style Guide to São Paulo, Brazil

Do not be caught without this in your suitcase: Style guide to São Paulo, Brazil As soon as I stepped foot off of that airplane with […]
August 9, 2016

BLOG: How the Museum of Tomorrow eased my guilt today

Brazil, like everywhere else, is full of contrasts. There’s the smiling man in a yellow T-shirt who speaks slowly but not condescendingly, eager to help the […]
August 9, 2016

BLOG: Juice Made From Amazon Fruits

 I am a current student attending Ball State University, and I recently had the opportunity to travel toBrazil for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games […]
August 9, 2016

BLOG: Don’t try to sneak tampons into a Brazilian nightclub

Before leaving for Brazil with BSU At The Games, I just couldn’t shake the bad feeling in the pit of my stomach: I would be the […]
August 9, 2016

BLOG: My day learning capoeira

FACT: I like sports. OPINION: I’m good at them. FACT: I will always try new ones. The most recent attempt: capoeira, which is a Brazilian martial […]
August 8, 2016

BLOG: All it takes is a spark…

Picking a college is tough. Usually a student narrows it down to three or four schools, and then there is a clear reason why they should […]
August 7, 2016

BLOG: Close Quarters and Bucket Lists: My experience in Brazil so Far

The Ball State at the Games culture class started out nearly the same as the Games class that has followed it: a lot of strangers crammed into […]
July 28, 2016

BLOG: A Student’s Take on Travel

Exploring new countries and cultures is something I’ve grown to love.   And I’m not alone.   According to Millennial Marketing, 79% of millennials would like to visit all fifty […]
July 6, 2016

BLOG: Olympic trials brings dreams to life but also crushes them

Olympic trials are supposed to be a place where an athlete’s dreams come true. But for anyone who doesn’t place in the qualifying spots, the feeling […]
March 9, 2016

BLOG: Wrestling

Four wrestlers from USA Wrestling talked about the opportunities the Olympics could bring them. The U.S. has not won a gold medal yet in women’s wrestling, […]
March 9, 2016

Blog: US women’s basketball press conference

The US women’s basketball team opened the third day of the Team USA Media Summit. On stage was Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings, Elena Delle Donne and […]
March 8, 2016

BLOG: Paralympics continue to grow

FeaEight athletes from the Paralympic team came on stage to answer questions about themselves. The athletes were from archery, cycling, rugby, swimming, track and field and […]
March 8, 2016

BLOG: US women’s beach volleyball video press conference

The 2012 London women’s beach volleyball gold medal match featured both April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings on different sides of the net. During that match, […]
March 8, 2016

BLOG: Track and Field press conference

Track and Field athletes had their turn at the mic during the Team USA Media Summit on March 7. Ashton Eaton, Allyson Felix, Justin Gatlin, Dawn […]