'Commencement is a celebration': Mearns, Pond address graduates at commencement
“I can now say with complete confidence that you are stronger and more resilient for having experienced this historic challenge,” Mearns said.
Muncie Community School’s annual Academic Innovation Summit brings national education leaders to Muncie
The Academic Innovation Summit, a day-long conference where speakers from across Ball State University and the country come to speak to MCS educators to help promote student success, has helped bring about collaboration and development to the district.
8 in ‘88: A look back at Muncie Central’s 1988 state basketball championship team
Coming into the 1987-88 season, Muncie Central had seven state championships to their name, but they hadn’t had any since 1979 when they took down conference rival Anderson in the state championship game. The Bearcats made it all the way to Market Square Arena and won their eighth state championship in school history. Thirty-five years after the team in purple raised the state championship trophy, players and fans look back on that team.
Nick Elam’s rule change for the end of basketball games has found its way into mainstream basketball
A 60-page PowerPoint helped Nick Elam bring his basketball idea to reality. What began as an idea between his friends watching March Madness soon turned into a 300-page book with one major takeaway: get rid of the clock in the waning moments of the game.
JOSLIN: Hoosier Hysteria’s impact on my life
On a cold Saturday night in March 2017, I stood in line alongside others waiting to get inside a beige brick building. You would think it’s just an old, uninteresting building; however, it is the gym of my high school, New Castle High School. And on this day, it was the location of the high school basketball sectional championship game, and our hometown New Castle Trojans had a chance to win and continue our hopes for a state championship.
President Mearns explains reasoning for issuing statement on House Bill 1037
“My view is [that] it's important for our leaders, particularly our elected officials, to do what they can with the power that they have,” Mearns said.
President Mearns releases statement on HB 1037
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns released a statement via email regarding his support of an anti-Jewish bias and discrimination bill Monday.
The fear of Big Brother: how test proctoring websites increase student’s anxiety
Taking an exam should not make people worry about their privacy and be anxious if one minor, insignificant thing they do gets flagged for cheating.
Student journalists are journalists, full stop.
The work that we have put out can be considered undervalued and underappreciated due to the fact we are students. However, during our primitive years, we are making sure we can be the best journalists we can be.
Founded in a house in 1868, Muncie’s Bethel AME Church is Delaware County’s oldest Black church
The “little church on the side of the road” has long history serving the Black community of Muncie, as Bethel AME Church celebrates 155th anniversary.