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Ball State BSA holds 53rd annual Unity Pageant

Three weeks removed from the conclusion of Ball State’s Unity Week, the Black Student Association’s (BSA) 53rd annual Unity Pageant kicked off in person on Sunday evening at Pruis Hall, as well as on Zoom.


news 2/26/2021, 10:00am

Ball State student Taylor Hall shares her passion for activism and music

When Kent Millard attended civil rights marches in the 1960s, he was taught to link arms with fellow protesters so no one would be separated from the group. Millard knew attending marches and protests could be dangerous even though participants were nonviolent. Trainers told him what to do in the face of violent retaliation.


news 2/25/2021, 9:00am

Ball State president reflects on prosecuting Oklahoma City bombing case with Merrick Garland

The courtroom was full every day — standing-room-only full. Journalists filled every available chair, leaving members of the public to crowd in where they could for a trial that weighed heavily on the nation. It was 1997, and Terry Nichols stood accused for the role it was believed he played in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people — the worst act of terrorism on U.S. soil prior to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. 


news 2/24/2021, 10:00pm

Strive SGA slate participates in final debate

The Strive student government association (SGA) slate participated in its final debate before the spring 2021 election. Presidential candidate Tina Nguyen and Vice Presidential candidate Chiara Biddle said they are hoping to meet with hall councils and other on-campus organizations.


video 2/23/2021, 3:50pm

VIDEO: Ball State vs Akron Highlights

Ball State Cardinals faced off against the Akron Zips Friday, February 19th. Both teams put up a well fought battle with the final score being Ball State: 79 and Akron: 88.


news 2/23/2021, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

The U.S. tops 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, Virginia lawmakers vote to abolish the death penalty, Biden boosts pandemic lending to small businesses, the Supreme Court won't halt the turnover of Trump's tax records and the wife of "El Chapo" has been arrested on U.S. drug charges make up this week's five national news stories. 


news 2/22/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

The United Kingdom announces new goals for every adult to get their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine by July 31, protests in Myanmar grow despite military threats of lethal force, Argentina's health minister resigns, a Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal of his prison sentence and Iran plans to allow less access to its nuclear program make up this week's five international stories.


news 2/19/2021, 2:38pm

Muncie police investigating three deaths

 The Muncie Police Department put out the following statement: On Feb. 19 at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Muncie police received a call advising that deceased subjects were located at 2533 N. Elgin St. Apt. 3. Officers responded to the scene and discovered that three subjects were deceased. The investigation is currently ongoing and more information will be available at a later time.


news 2/19/2021, 10:00am

Ball State provost, students react to increase in online learning

With classroom desks socially distanced and stickers signifying unavailable chairs, professors and students have made many changes to the ways they usually learn on campus. As the world still grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, Ball State’s course modalities show one clear way of how the pandemic has affected campus and academics.


news 2/17/2021, 10:45pm

Ball State SGA Strive slate participates in second debate

Strive presidential candidate Tina Nguyen and vice presidential candidate Chiara Biddle participated in the second student government association (SGA) debate for the 2021-22 school year Feb. 17, 2021. Nguyen and Biddle further discussed their campaign focuses of engage, educate, encourage and strive.


news 2/17/2021, 7:20pm

Ball State SGA approves budget for COVID bags

Ball State’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting Feb. 17 as a hybrid meeting with the option of in-person or Zoom. At the meeting, senators voted on a budget request and introduced two amendments. 


news 2/16/2021, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Deaths highlight Rockies avalanche danger, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says an independent commission will examine the Capitol riot, COVID-19 shots may change due to virus variants, former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead in his hotel room and authorities found that dozens charged in the U.S. Capitol riots used extremist rhetoric make up this week's five national stories.