Kanyinsola Ajayi


Harp lessons not just for music majors

When the stresses of college life get to Megan Bradford, a senior majoring in architecture, she runs over to the Music Instructional Building to practice the harp.

ChirpFest attracts large turnout to Village

The line to get into the first ever ChirpFest wrapped around the block Saturday night. The electronic dance music festival on North Dill Street attracted about 3,500 people, according to organizer Darius Norwood and partner Alex Smith.

New associate director of bands takes over marching, symphony bands

Students clutching a variety of instruments including the cello, flute, drum and trombone can be seen practicing on LaFollette Field every Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon. Caroline Hand, the new associate director of bands, towers above the rehearsing musicians, conducting them from a ladder.

Bike shop shares 150th birthday with Muncie

Monte Hitchcock visited what’s now called Kirk’s Bike Shop for the first time as a 9-year-old. Kirk’s has been around since 1865, the same year Muncie was founded. It’s changed names, locations and owners, but Muncie residents like Hitchcock have always been able to enjoy it.