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High School Baseball Last Updated 18 hours ago

Bearcat pitching struggles lead to Muncie Central loss at Delta in Delaware County baseball clash

At the end of the evening, it was the Eagles who ended their four-game skid as Delta took the victory against the Bearcats 16-1 in five innings. Delta will be on the road for its next contest against Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Shelbyville April 23 at 6 p.m. Muncie Central will travel to Muncie Burris for its next matchup, also April 23 at 6 p.m.


LGBTQ+ 4/22/2024, 10:00am

With limited performance opportunities in Muncie, local drag artists bond through mutual support

After spending the day cutting hair for those who find themselves in his salon chair, Chandler Skye heads out for the evening, but he doesn’t return straight home. Instead, he heads to the venue of his next show and finds himself onstage with a full face of makeup, a wig and an eye-catching outfit. In front of the audience, he is no longer known as Chandler Skye. In his shift from the hair salon to the stage, he becomes Aura Aurora, a well-known Muncie drag queen.


NBA 4/20/2024, 12:41pm

COBB: Pacers-Bucks series preview

With a 157-115 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Sunday, the team clinched the sixth seed, escaping the play-in tournament. Their first round matchup? The third-seeded Milwaukee Bucks. 


LGBTQ+ 4/20/2024, 10:00am

The gender binary withholds the actuality of nonbinary identities

There’s been a crippling weight on my shoulders for as long as I can remember. It wears me down and diminishes me. It conforms and restricts me to be something I’m not. When I was younger, I learned to escape this weight by changing different parts of my identity. As a five-year-old, I told my family to call me Tom — and no longer refer to me as Trinity — because I was a “tomboy.”




LGBTQ+ 4/22/2024, 10:00am

With limited performance opportunities in Muncie, local drag artists bond through mutual support

After spending the day cutting hair for those who find themselves in his salon chair, Chandler Skye heads out for the evening, but he doesn’t return straight home. Instead, he heads to the venue of his next show and finds himself onstage with a full face of makeup, a wig and an eye-catching outfit. In front of the audience, he is no longer known as Chandler Skye. In his shift from the hair salon to the stage, he becomes Aura Aurora, a well-known Muncie drag queen.



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Tenants raise concerns about property management company

4/20/2023, 12:47am

The three tenants didn’t know one another. Canaday, Cameron and Mastagh didn’t live in the same apartment building, and the severity of their problems were different. But their situations were connected. They are among dozens of people who rented from the same property management company — MiddleTown Property Group — and they are among dozens of people who have had problems.


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Bearcat pitching struggles lead to Muncie Central loss at Delta in Delaware County baseball clash

High School Baseball Last Updated 18 hours ago

At the end of the evening, it was the Eagles who ended their four-game skid as Delta took the victory against the Bearcats 16-1 in five innings. Delta will be on the road for its next contest against Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Shelbyville April 23 at 6 p.m. Muncie Central will travel to Muncie Burris for its next matchup, also April 23 at 6 p.m.


OPINION

The gender binary withholds the actuality of nonbinary identities

LGBTQ+ 4/20/2024, 10:00am

The nonbinary identity is complex and goes far beyond social misconceptions.

There’s been a crippling weight on my shoulders for as long as I can remember. It wears me down and diminishes me. It conforms and restricts me to be something I’m not. When I was younger, I learned to escape this weight by changing different parts of my identity. As a five-year-old, I told my family to call me Tom — and no longer refer to me as Trinity — because I was a “tomboy.”


LIFESTYLES

Muncie Southside’s robotics team fosters STEM learning

Partnership Paper 4/15/2024, 12:33pm

After a school day ends at Muncie Southside Middle School, most students return home, but a select few enter Brian DeRome’s classroom to learn about robotics.They wander in to the white-covered brick classroom, with chatty conversation about homework assignments and the upcoming practice.