football 10/29/2020, 12:00pm

Redshirt Junior Quarterback Drew Plitt sings the Ball State fight song with his team Oct. 19, 2019, at Scheumann Stadium. Plitt had 206 yards against the Toledo Rockets. Jacob Musselman, DN

The time is now: Ball State Football believes this season is championship or bust.

 After the Mid-American Conference originally canceled its fall football season, it reversed course Sept. 25 and decided to play a six-game, conference-only schedule. Nov. 4 will mark game No. 1 for Ball State Football and the beginning of the MAC season

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news 10/27/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Amy Coney Barrett awaits high-profile cases on the Supreme Court, California braces for more fires and winds, the Philadelphia police shooting of a Black man sparks protests, scientists remove murder hornets from Washington state and an Eli Lilly COVID-19 antibody drug trial loses government funding make up this week's five national stories.

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Vice President Mike Pence visits Fort Wayne





Political Commentary: 'Fake News' Hurts

opinion 10/23/2020, 4:00pm

False information is threatening our democracy.

“Fake news” is a term many Americans have come to know all too well. The term is meant to represent false information but has been morphed into a political tool to disavow legitimate journalism as a whole. I became familiar with the term during the 2016 election. My interest in politics and journalism grew together. To me, this November’s election is almost a matter of life and death. If you can vote, please take the time to do so. It will be worth the outcome.