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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.


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. 


Ball State Board of Trustees reviews COVID-19 federal funding

Ball State’s Board of Trustees met virtually Feb. 5, 2021 and discussed the state of the university’s budget. Vice President for Business Affairs Alan Finn said Ball State will receive $22.5 million from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), which former President Donald Trump signed Dec. 27, 2020.


Emens Auditorium adjusts to online productions

Lining up in excitement for the upcoming show and having an usher point ticketholders to their seats is what a typical event at Emens Auditorium looks like. However, during the 2020-21 academic year, guests are having a different experience. Emens invites people to register for shows online, and they are emailed a Zoom code before the performance.