Grayson Joslin


Muncie Southside’s robotics team fosters STEM learning

After a school day ends at Muncie Southside Middle School, most students return home, but a select few enter Brian DeRome’s classroom to learn about robotics.They wander in to the white-covered brick classroom, with chatty conversation about homework assignments and the upcoming practice. 

Indiana cities experience total solar eclipse

For the first time in almost 1,200 years, East-Central Indiana, and its surrounding cities, experienced a total solar eclipse. All over the region, visitors, locals and students took the afternoon to take in the experience. 

Mearns responds to Senate Bill 202 criticisms at Board of Trustees meeting

Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns used his remarks at Ball State’s Board of Trustees meeting to address the concerns and complaints around Senate Bill (SB) 202, which was signed into law by Governor Eric Holcomb March 13. The legislation, which will become effective July 1, is intended to increase “intellectual diversity” in high education across the state.

Unity Pageant caps off Unity Week

Niecy Caldwell, a third-year dance major, was honored as Miss Unity. Gizelle Smedley, a fourth-year biology and pre-dentistry major, was the first runner-up; and Akailah Shepherd, a fourth-year elementary education major, was the second runner-up.