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Since the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, many restaurants have taken serious precautions by limiting to only curbside dining or carry-out orders, per Executive Order 20-10 signed by Governor Eric Holcomb on March 23. While many mainstream businesses such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Taco Bell in Muncie can survive under these current conditions, it is the small businesses that could be affected. Muncie has been helpful by providing access to those resources that the United States Department of the Treasury has made available.
Many things in the world have changed because of COVID-19. The way people travel, the way they work, if they can work at all, and the ability to eat inside any restaurants right now are all different. Many schools, including Muncie Community Schools are turning to e-learning to continue the learning process. On April 2, Governor Eric Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-16, which canceled in-person classes across the state of Indiana for the rest of the academic year.
Studying abroad is popularly called one of the most life changing things for college kids, however this year, for many international students in America, their program abroad was unfortunately cut short due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Davis Winn reports on how some students are adapting back in their home countries
Every morning, Sean White sips his third cup of coffee while greeting students with encouragement as they file into the halls of South View Elementary in Muncie.
Most special education teachers spend their days helping students learn core subjects; however, recent studies have shown that students with disabilities often have lower confidence and self-esteem because it can be hard for them to “view their disability as one component of their lives, not the only component.”
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, Ball State president Geoffrey Mearns updated the university community on its plans for the summer and fall 2020 semesters in an email Friday.
Visitors observing, admiring and reflecting on a piece of art — evoking a sense of satisfaction in the artist — is one of many things that has to be done virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following is a list of facts about the COVID-19 pandemic based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Tonight: Winter makes a return tonight, as a dynamic springtime weather system is set to move through Indiana. We are expecting rain to quickly change over to snow overnight, possibly mixed with rain at times. With the warm ground temperatures in place, we do not expect much accumulation across our area. Still be sure to allow a few extra minutes during your morning commute, as roads could be slick by the morning.
Drew Shermeta, a social studies teacher at Muncie Central High School (MCHS), said he is impressed the seniors have found time to balance work and school.
“Help me understand that more.”
Ball State’s Students Government Association (SGA) swore in the executive slate members of the Bold slate Wednesday at their weekly virtual senate meeting via the WebEx online video conference platform.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Wednesday to allow pharmacy students who have completed their course work to apply for temporary licenses to fight the spread of COVID-19, according to a press release.
Editor’s Note: This listicle is part of a weekly series by The Ball State Daily News summarizing five stories from across the United States. All summaries are based on stories published by The Associated Press.
Tanner and Blake break down rumors about possible Super Mario games being remade in celebration of the Italian plumber's 35th anniversary.
Checkpoint is Byte's video news series, reporting on recent events in the world of entertainment, tech, and pop culture. Whether it's video games, film, television, or music, we've got you covered!
Anchors: Tanner Kinney, Blake Chapman
Executive Producer: Evan Fischer
Video Editing: Evan Fischer
Audio Editing: Kellyn Harrison
Graphics: Daley Wilhelm, Katy Szpak
Music: Jack McGinnis
By SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND
By BILL BARROW and ALEXANDRA JAFFE
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." – Malcolm X
Editor’s Note: This listicle is part of a weekly series by The Ball State Daily News summarizing five stories from around the world. All summaries are based on stories published by The Associated Press.
As the weather continues to get nicer and social activities remain closed, spring cleaning cane become more appealing for those practicing self-distancing and quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cleaning out closets, tossing out too-small shoes and mowing your yard’s overgrown grass are all common practices of spring cleaning. Redecorating your room is also a way to continue your spring cleaning spree. If you are trying to save money during the COVID-19 pandemic by avoiding shopping for new decorations online, consider these tips for cheap ways to spruce up your quarantining environment.