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Tiara Hicks, owner of Rosebud Coffee House poses by the mural painted by Ball State Alum Sydney Johnson Oct.1. With this mural, Hicks aimed to brighten Hoyt avenue with a little bit of color. "I think it's attention getting, it stands out and it brings beauty to a very gray, ugly corner with a big storage unit across the street," Hicks said. Shwetha Sundarrajan, DN

Tiara Hicks, owner of Rosebud Coffee House poses by the mural painted by Ball State Alum Sydney Johnson Oct.1. With this mural, Hicks aimed to brighten Hoyt avenue with a little bit of color. "I think it's attention getting, it stands out and it brings beauty to a very gray, ugly corner with a big storage unit across the street," Hicks said. Shwetha Sundarrajan, DN

Communities 12/1/2021, 10:00am

Local artist paints murals to bring Muncie’s southside community together

Drive on South Hoyt Avenue, and you’ll see businesses decorated with colorful murals, adding a pop of color to the otherwise bare street. Several local businesses, such as Rosebud Coffee House and the Common Market, have set up shops in Muncie's southside to bring the community together.


Listicle 11/29/2021, 4:00pm

Five websites every college student should know about

Being in college, it can seem like things are a lot more challenging and tough. Students need tools and hacks to make the college experience easier. On the Internet, students can learn effective study habits and access digital copies of textbooks and answers to questions that may not have been discussed in their classes. Here are five websites to make every college student’s life a little easier. 


Listicle 11/15/2021, 5:00pm

A brief history behind 10 common Thanksgiving dishes

With Thanksgiving break slowly upon us, the familiar taste of a home-cooked, or store-bought, Thanksgiving meal starts inching closer to our mouths — the sizzling hot, golden-brown turkey basting in the oven, the smell of grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie and the sound of everyone laughing together at the dinner table. 


Campus 11/2/2021, 5:00pm

Six ways students can be more eco-friendly

Being environmentally friendly not only helps the planet but also your wallet. It can help you cut down on your electricity bills when you unplug appliances that are not in use. Here are six tips on how to be more eco-friendly in your day-to-day life. 


Alumni Spotlight 9/21/2021, 10:14am

Grammy and Academy award winner Tiara Thomas reflects on her career success

Tiara Thomas started teaching herself how to play guitar at the age of 12. She took her guitar with her to school, telling her classmates she would win a Grammy one day before she knew how to play the instrument. At the 63rd annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, Thomas proved her 12-year-old self and her classmates right.


Communities 9/16/2021, 10:00am

Muncie-based Facebook group creates community for steampunk enthusiasts

Tired of dressing in his regular sweatpants and a T-shirt, Jessie Creselious was searching for a new pair of vintage-style boots when he stumbled upon an ad for an event hosted by Circle City Aerodrome, a nonprofit organization for Indianapolis and Hoosier steampunk enthusiasts to “berth their airships.”