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History Behind Beneficence

A statue called Abraham Lincoln, located on the first floor, was created by Daniel Chester French in 1912. French is also responsible for Beneficence, as well as the Lincoln Memorial. 

Political Commentary: 'Fake News' Hurts

“Fake news” is a term many Americans have come to know all too well. The term is meant to represent false information but has been morphed into a political tool to disavow legitimate journalism as a whole. I became familiar with the term during the 2016 election. My interest in politics and journalism grew together. To me, this November’s election is almost a matter of life and death. If you can vote, please take the time to do so. It will be worth the outcome.

Students prepare to vote

Election day is less than three weeks away, and the Ball State Democrats and Republicans have been helping students register.

Department of Theatre and Dance navigates COVID-19

In March 2020, after over two months of rehearsals, the cast of “Intertextuality” learned it wouldn’t be able to perform its show on Ball State’s campus as planned due to in-person events being suspended.

Ball State plans its first spring Homecoming

On Aug. 17, the Ball State University Alumni Association officially postponed Homecoming and the week of celebrations that come with it. This year would have been Ball State’s 94th annual Homecoming celebration.

Ball State student runs successful YouTube channel

Social media has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years. Social media influencers are people who have rose to fame by posting videos or pictures of their everyday life. Ball State University sophomore Julia Crist is a full-time college student and full-time influencer.

Cardinal Music Group promotes, produces Indiana music

Pressed In Black, a reggae rock band from Kokomo, Indiana, spent Sunday afternoon in the recording studios of the Music Instruction Building, working with members of Cardinal Music Group (CMG) to record their newest album.