news 11/18/2020, 3:15pm

2020 looking back

2020 has been a memorable year on and off campus. Here's a recap of this year's significant events.

news 11/17/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Michigan imposes sweeping restrictions to combat COVID-19, Georgia election workers began a presidential hand tally Friday, a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is successful in trials, the SpaceX capsule reaches the International Space Station and US governors impose new coronavirus restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving make up this week's five national stories.

news 11/16/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Peru's Congress continues its negotiations on a new president, Hurricane Iota prompts evacuation orders in Central America, Mexico passes 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, a 2020 Brexit trade deal is unlikely and Austria shuts down schools and non-essential stores make up this week's five international stories.

news 11/12/2020, 12:00pm

David Owsley Museum of Art updates its collection website

With the coronavirus pandemic, many organizations around campus had to make some operational changes, including the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA), which updated its website — making it more user-friendly by sharing its collection online with students, researchers and others interested in the artwork.

news 11/11/2020, 7:00pm

SGA parliamentarian amendment fails

On Nov. 11, Ball State Student Government Association (SGA) voted against the amendment about increasing the parliamentarian’s duties, presented at the Nov. 4 meeting.

news 11/10/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Joe Biden forms a coronavirus advisory board, President Donald Trump's campaign sues over Pennsylvania's election results, Pfizer Inc. announced its COVID-19 vaccine may be 90% effective, tropical storm Eta floods South Florida and Republican officials aim to get rid of the Affordable Care Act make up this week's five national stories.

news 11/9/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Residents of an Indian village celebrate Kamala Harris' election win, Italy enforces lockdowns in four regions, U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson aims to build a relationship with Joe Biden, Guatemala copes with the aftermath of tropical storm Eta and Portugal and Hungary enforce curfews to combat the coronavirus' resurgence.

News 11/7/2020, 11:16am

Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

Kamala Harris made history Saturday as the first Black woman elected as vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries. 

news 11/4/2020, 7:00pm

Professors and students discuss vote counting procedures

In previous presidential elections, Brandon Waite, associate professor of political science, could ask his classes five days after an election how many students voted, and about half would raise their hands, he said. On Oct. 29, 2020, five days before Election Day, all but one raised their hand.

news 11/3/2020, 11:23pm

Indiana Republicans sweep by Democrats in statewide races

Gov. Eric Holcomb and President Donald Trump both won victories in the state for Republicans, along with the state attorney general’s race where Democrats had made a major push. A central Indiana congressional seat that Democrats hoped to win after decades as a GOP bastion was undecided Tuesday night.