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How to save on groceries

Growing up comes with a lot of new experiences. One of them is shopping for groceries. Ever wonder how mom put so much food on the table? Here are eight tips to save money when buying groceries.


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Recreation during the pandemic

Ball State’s Recreation Services reopened its locations, hours and programming July 6 based on available staffing and with certain guidelines and restrictions for the fall semester.


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Dining Services during the pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ball State's Dining Services released a reopening plan which includes steps like promoting physical distancing, making all meals available as a to-go option and regularly cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.


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Libraries during the pandemic

Ball State University Libraries is reopening in phases culminating in full, on-site support for returning students and faculty at the beginning of the fall 2020 semester, according to the Ball State website.


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Food court varieties

First-year students who live on campus have a meal plan and that means becoming familiar with the dining options Ball State has to offer.


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Housing during the pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Ball State Housing made some adjustments to the housing options available for students living in residence halls, according to its website and emails forwarded to residence hall students.


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Places to stay in town

Note: COVID-19 might affect availability of amenities and rooms among other things. Prices reflected may vary. Check individually with hotels to confirm prices and details.


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What does that mean?

Ball State has its own words and abbreviations, which can be confusing to new students. Here is a list of the most commonly used Cardinal terms:


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Alternative ways to make money

On and off-campus jobs aren’t the only ways to make some spare cash while in college. There are plenty of options for those who want more money, but not a full-time job.


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Look good on a budget

Living on a college budget can be tricky when it comes to clothes shopping. Here’s a list of thrifty stores to shop at if you’re trying to save some money:


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LANDING A JOB ON CAMPUS

Everyone knows looking for a job can be somewhat difficult and time consuming. Luckily, Ball State makes getting a part-time job as easy as possible, which allows students looking to pay off college debt while keeping up with their schoolwork to do so. 


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Meal swipes: Best practices

If you live on campus, you have a meal plan, per your room and board fees. Ball State dining has now changed its rules so you can now use two meal swipes in one purchase. Here are some ways to effectively use your meal plan at any on-campus locations:


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What’s the ______ center?

Whether you need help with something academic or have a health issue, Ball State has a variety of centers that can help with almost anything a student may need.


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The Career Center: How to make use of this campus resource

Ball State’s Career Center, located in Lucina Hall, is full of a variety of resources for all students to take advantage of until graduation. According to the Career Center’s website, students who use its programs gain exposure to more jobs and land more jobs than competitors from similar universities.


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Food around Muncie

Say what you will about Muncie, but people here know how to eat awesome food without breaking the bank. If you don’t sample these local offerings by the time you graduate, you may want to consider graduate school.