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The L.A. Pittenger Student Center will employ a phased reopening of the building as faculty, staff and students return to campus. The hours of operation reflect the phased approach to campus re-entry to campus. Samantha Brammer, DN File

The L.A. Pittenger Student Center will employ a phased reopening of the building as faculty, staff and students return to campus. The hours of operation reflect the phased approach to campus re-entry to campus. Samantha Brammer, DN File

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Ball State releases COVID-19 operations plan for Student Center

Ball State released the full operation recovery plan for the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Monday, detailing how the Student Center and its amenities will operate during the summer and fall 2020 semesters.


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5 international stories of the week

India’s ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps, Iran’s damaged nuclear site, the United Kingdom’s sanctions on Russians and Saudis implicated in human rights violations, the Canadian prime minister turning down an invite to the White House and a positive story from the Czech Republic make up this week’s five international stories.


News 6/30/2020, 3:00pm

5 national stories of the week

Mississippi taking down its state flag, Supreme Court rulings on an abortion-related case and state aid to religious schooling, the Golden State Killer’s admission to several rape and murder cases and the death of the creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” make up this week’s five national stories.


News 6/29/2020, 3:15pm

5 international stories of the week

Governments stepping up testing and restrictions due to COVID-19, the European Union’s travel restrictions, Russian bounties being offered to Taliban-linked militants to kill American troops, China’s measures against its Uighur population and the Rolling Stones threatening legal action against President Donald Trump for repeated use of their music make up this week’s five international stories.


News 6/24/2020, 12:00pm

Here’s how athletics will return for Muncie Community Schools

At the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) board meeting Tuesday, Muncie Central High School Principal Chris Walker, and athletic director, Tom Lyon announced the return of athletics in the school district and how it would happen. The plan will occur in three phases beginning July 6.


News 6/23/2020, 3:00pm

5 national stories of the week

Fauci’s hope for a vaccine by late 2020 or early 2021, Americans wanting change to the nation’s criminal justice system, the police reform bills in Congress, election primaries in Kentucky and New York and President Donald Trump’s proposed executive order to protect monuments make up this week’s five national stories.


News 6/22/2020, 3:30pm

5 international stories of the week

COVID-19 updates from around the world, fashion brands challenged to confront racist attitudes, the mourning of victims of a suspected terror attack in England, poaching in Asia and Africa and a solar eclipse on the eastern hemisphere make up this week’s five international stories.


News 6/21/2020, 6:00pm

Ball State president details budget plans for FY 2021

At its June 19 meeting, Ball State’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing Ball State to continue operations after July 1, and continue spending thereafter at the same levels the Board approved for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, according to an email sent out by President Geoffrey Mearns.