News 8/10/2020, 11:44am

Tips for class schedules

Scheduling can be overwhelming sometimes, especially with several factors contributing to decision-making. Here are some tips to make the process a little bit easier:

News 8/10/2020, 11:43am

How to sign a lease

Some call it “adulting,” some call it “frightening,” but most would agree signing a lease is one of the first grown-up things you can do as a college student. This guide explains the steps in landing an off-campus pad.

News 8/10/2020, 11:38am

In case of emergency

Who do you call when you have a problem? The Office of Victim Services and University Police exist to help you out when needed.

News 8/10/2020, 11:27am

Legal help on campus

Student Legal Services is a free service offered to Ball State Students with services ranging from criminal to civil law, according to the Ball State website. It can provide students with documents such as roommate agreements and housing inspection forms.

News 8/8/2020, 8:31pm

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

News 8/4/2020, 7:20pm

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said. 

News 8/4/2020, 5:11pm

Five national stories of the week

Evictions begin as moratoriums end, the Southern California wildfire started by vehicle malfunction, 2020 census schedule cut causes worry over accuracy, weather caused by Tropical Storm Isaias hits I-95 and school spending is reshaped by virus concerns make up this week’s five national stories.

News 8/3/2020, 5:00pm

Five international stories of the week

Outbreak on Norway cruise ship, Spain's new wave of infections, John Hume dies at 83, Afghan forces retake prison and Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning all make up this week’s five international stories.

News 7/28/2020, 6:06pm

Five national stories of the week

Portland protest groups sue U.S. agents, General William Barr defends aggressive federal response to protests, Hawaii fights complacency, the virus exacts heavy toll in Queens neighborhood and cleanup from Hanna spurs fear as virus cases increase in Texas make up this week’s five national stories.

News 7/27/2020, 12:00pm

5 international stories of the week

U.S. and China relations come to a new low, Europe faces setbacks after opening to tourists, Vietnam's new virus cases, a mock aircraft carrier increases tension between U.S. and Iran and Najib Razak faces the fate of his charges all make up this week’s five international stories.

News 7/14/2020, 7:00pm

5 national stories of the week

The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. poised for final testing, The Trump administration rescinding on its rule for international students, the first federal execution in 17 years, Ghislaine Maxwell being denied bail and the politics of reopening schools during a pandemic make up this week’s five national stories.

News 7/13/2020, 3:00pm

5 international stories of the week

The debate on whether to make face masks mandatory, U.S. Marines in Japan being infected with the coronavirus, China's sanctions against American politicians, the rejection of China's claims in the South China Sea and Russia's constitutional change against same-sex marriages make up this week’s five international stories.