news 8/30/2021, 5:00pm

Taliban guard says last US planes have flown out of Kabul

A Taliban guard at Kabul’s airport said the last U.S. planes have flown out of Afghanistan and celebratory gunfire erupted across the Afghan capital, marking the symbolic end of 20 years of war. In Washington, the U.S. confirmed the withdrawal of its last troops, which faced a self-imposed deadline of Aug. 31 from President Joe Biden.

news 8/25/2021, 12:00pm

6 local women to be honored in Women's Equality Day celebration

The Coalition of Women’s Organizations will host its 29th annual Women’s Equality Day program at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, 2021 in the Muncie City Hall auditorium to honor the achievements of women who fought for the right to vote and the successes of today's community leaders. Women’s Equality Day celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

news 8/23/2021, 12:30pm

Ball State's Welcome Week 2021 schedule

Ball State will host a number of Welcome Week events Aug. 23–28, including food at the Scramble Light, informative sessions on Fraternity and Sorority Life, social activities and more.

news 8/23/2021, 10:12am

FDA issues full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Aug. 23, moving it up from it's emergency-use authorization the vaccine has had since Dec. 11, 2020. The Pfizer vaccine is fully authorized for use for citizens ages 16 and older, and still under emergency-use authorization for those older than 12, according to an FDA press release.

news 8/20/2021, 12:30pm

Community arts calendar

Being a college town, Muncie has plenty of opportunities for students and community members to create and enjoy the arts together. Here’s a list of upcoming and ongoing events to enjoy the local art and music scene.

News 8/20/2021, 12:30pm

Campus involvement

As campus sees the return of a few more in-person events this fall, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved. Here are some major student organizations on campus students need to be aware of.

News 8/20/2021, 12:30pm

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.

news 8/20/2021, 12:29pm

Department of Theatre and Dance’s show lineup for the fall 2021 semester

Ball’s State Department of Theatre and Dance always has a packed schedule of performances at each of the three theaters on campus. Chances are, you’ll be required to see a few performances if you take a THEA 100 course. Whether you’re going for class or just for fun, these performances are an affordable form of entertainment for students.