Construction continues on campus, two Ball State athletes are preparing for a regional competition and four students earned illustrious titles for race weekend.
Read about that and more with the Daily News' recap of the week of May 22.
Emens' front lawn gets an update to go along with expansion project - May 22, 2017
After beginning the $5 million expansion of John R. Emens Auditorium last summer, the project is nearing its end as a $1.6 million makeover of the front lawn has begun.
The Star Press reported that new lawn is going to be repaired after the destruction of the expansion project. The lawn will include a new drop-off/pick up area for elderly and disabled patrons that will connect to pedestrian and bicycle paths leading up to the upcoming East Mall. ... Read more.
Rec Center undergoing weight room renovation project, repurposing racquetball courts - May 24, 2017
The Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center is getting some upgrades this summer.
After a high demand for services, the center decided to begin the weight room renovation project. ... Read more.
Sorority housing project still on hold - May 24, 2017
he sorority housing project is still currently on hold, two months after national chapters did not allow Ball State sororities to move forward with housing lease agreements.
In March, NewsLink Indiana reported that presidents and members of all the sororities on campus were notified that the national chapters were unable to agree on the length of the leases for the housing project. ... Read more.
Ball State pair prepares for NCAA Track & Field East Preliminary Round - May 24, 2017
Only four people continue to show up for Ball State track and field practices at the Briner Sports Complex in mid-May.
The four – head coach Brian Etelman, assistant coach Stephen Krupa, sophomore Regan Lewis and sophomore Peyton Stewart – are preparing for the upcoming NCAA East Preliminary Round at the University of Kentucky on May 25-27. ... Read more.
Four Ball State students earn title of 500 Festival Princess - May 25, 2017
This year four Ball State students have been awarded the title of Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess.
After meeting all the criteria to apply and two rounds of interviews, Esther Bower, Amanda Hawkins, Emma Schaefer and Taylor Wong were all awarded the title of festival princess. ... Read more.
How to secure your home from burglars - May 25, 2017
Students living around campus this summer might want to take some precautions before they go on summer vacation, internships or back home.
A spokesperson from Platinum Property Group LLC told the Daily News that two of their properties have been broken into since the spring semester has ended. ... Read more.