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A Ball State student votes at the on-campus polling location Feb. 17, 2020, at the Letterman Building's lobby. Voting for the Student Government Association election will run until 5 p.m. Feb. 18, 2020. Rohith Rao, DN

A Ball State student votes at the on-campus polling location Feb. 17, 2020, at the Letterman Building's lobby. Voting for the Student Government Association election will run until 5 p.m. Feb. 18, 2020. Rohith Rao, DN

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Runoff elections announced for 2020 SGA elections, 2nd year in row

After a two week long election season, with three debates and two days of voting, Ball State's 2020 Student Government Association (SGA) election concluded with no slate winning a majority of votes for the second year in a row.


News Last Updated 9 hours ago

5 national stories of the week

Boy Scouts of America filing for bankruptcy, the flooding in Mississippi, Mike Bloomberg joining the Democratic debate stage, Virginia lawmakers rejecting an assault weapons ban and the Daytona 500 results make up this week’s five national stories.


News 2/17/2020, 11:00am

5 international stories of the week

An update on the number of people affected by the coronavirus, Americans aboard a cruise ship returning back, the Iranian president’s belief the U.S. will not pursue war against Iran, the possibility of Afghan refugees returning home and General Motors’ plans to pull out of three countries make up this week’s five international stories.


News 2/14/2020, 3:30pm

How Americans celebrate Valentine's Day

While candy, greeting cards, flowers or an evening out have been the clear choice to mark the annual celebration of love, the historical origins of Valentine’s Day are a lot more murky.


News 2/14/2020, 12:00pm

Dance Marathon returns to Ball State this weekend

Ball State Dance Marathon (BSUDM), an annual philanthropic event benefitting Riley Children’s Hospital, will return this Saturday with more than 12 hours of dancing, games, crafts, food and students on their feet for the entire duration.


News 2/11/2020, 10:00am

5 national stories of the week

The 2020 New Hampshire Democratic primary, the Chinese military hacking data of millions of Americans, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, NCAA’s lobbying efforts in Congress and the record-low Oscars viewership make up this week’s five national stories.


News 2/10/2020, 10:00am

5 international stories of the week

Reports of the rise in new virus cases in China, the mass shooting at a Thai shopping mall, Palestinian accusations of torture by Israel, a failed Iranian satellite launch and the Oscar wins of South Korean movie 'Parasite' make up this week’s five international stories.


News 2/7/2020, 5:00pm

Ball State ranks in top U.S. online programs

Ever since the rankings started eight years ago, the U.S. News & World Report has shown the differences in college online programs, which “helps prospective students who are trying to find a quality and meaningful online program,” Nancy Prater said.