10 Changes ‘The Lion King’ Makes To The Original Animated Movie, For Better Or Worse

image of Simba from the new Lion King 2019

Originally published on Bustle One of those highly anticipated Disney “live-action” remakes, The Lion King that hit theaters this week — just about a month after the original’s 25th birthday — includes the same songs, setting, characters, and overall storyline as the 1994 film. However, the new Lion King makes changes to the animated version that, in some cases, enhances the […]

9 Lighthearted Travel Movies That Are Almost As Good As A Real Summer Trip

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Originally published on Bustle Summer is upon us, and for some, that means taking a well-planned vacation. But for others, organizing a huge trip, checking bags, and spending a ton of money hardly sounds relaxing. It’s not always feasible to be able to hop a plane and get out of town, for a variety of […]

How Would You Change the World?

Image of the cover of Ball Bearings Magazine image of hands covered in pink paint

originally published in Ball Bearing Magazine Photos/Illustrations by Stephanie Amador These kids might not yet have the tools to fix the problems they see around them, but they already know how they want to help in the future. Creating change can seem like a big task, especially for young children. These four kids, however, are […]

Coleman Family Speaks Out: ‘We Just Want Them To Be Held Accountable’

Kyrie Rose (left), and attorney Robert Mongeluzzi (right) comfort Lisa Berry (center) during a press conference in Indianapolis on Tuesday, July 31.

Originally appeared on WFYI’s website More than 50 members of an Indiana family grieving for nine relatives who died in a Missouri duck boat accident hosted a press conference Tuesday. Lisa Berry, whose sister, Belinda Coleman, and niece, Angela, died in the accident, says the family is taking legal action against the boat’s owners and […]

Rare Bee That’s New To Indiana Found In Avon

image of a rare bee found in Indiana

Originally published on WFYI-FM aired statewide Andrena uvulariae is a native bee that’s attracted to bellwort flowers – small, yellow, and close to the ground – where this bee likes to live.  These are plentiful in the Burnett Woods Nature Preserve where Avon resident and entomologist Robert Jean first found one last year. This year he […]

Indiana Poor People’s Campaign Concludes Third Week of Protests

Originally appeared on WFYI-FM The Indiana Poor People’s Campaign concluded its third week of protests Tuesday with a rally at Eugene Burns Park. Approximately 70 members gathered to voice their demands on issues relating to the war economy, militarism and gun violence. Leah Gunning Francis, dean of Christian Theological Seminary and author of “Ferguson and […]