Noblesville High School students waited to be picked up after being put on lockdown due to a communicative threat and a school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday, May 25. Parents waited in line more than 90 minutes to pick up their kids, though superintendent Beth Niedermeyer said there would be a regular release for those students who wouldn't be able to be picked up. Stephanie Amador, DN Photo
People lined up at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, May 17, for the grand opening of the new Fresh Thyme market on McGalliard Road. People were able to fill their carts with produce, prizes and other goods. Rachel Ellis, DN
The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse host the annual Tropical Creatures event Saturday, May 12, for family and children to learn about certain mammals, insects and plants. Stephanie Amador, DN
South Madison and East Jackson streets were briefly closed as emergency responders cleaned up a rollover accident Thursday, May 10. No injuries were sustained. Brynn Mechem, DN
The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony was held at the Quad area near the Arts Terrace on May 5, to honor students who completed their degrees. Robert G. Hunt, former CEO of Hunt Construction Group, spoke at the main commencement. Stephanie Amador, DN
Community members gathered on the Washington Street Bridge April 26 for the annual Muncie's Bridge Dinner for food, drinks, art and live music. This was the second Muncie's Bridge Dinner.
Pan-African Youth Leadership Program allows students from Africa to live with host families for two weeks to experience American living. Adam Kahindi and Chemwemwe Jussa got to stay with the Robey family.
Photography: Eben Griger
Cinderella will be played by Ball State's Dance and Theatre Department. Opening night is April 25 at 7:30 P.M.
Students, faculty and Muncie community members gathered outside the C-1 lot outside Worthen for the 15th annual Late Nite Carnival April 20. Pre-registered attendants were allowed entry at 6 p.m. and the doors opened to all guests from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Cardinals took on Central Michigan in a double header April 21 at the softball field at First Merchant's Ballpark Complex. Ball State won both games 2 to 1.
More than 2,000 people attended the Columbus Pride Festival April 14 in Columbus, Indiana. Erin Bailey, a senior at Columbus Signature Academy-New Tech High School, organized the event to show that the hometown of Vice President Mike Pence is a welcoming place for the LGBTQ community.
Ball State's mens volleyball team faced McKendree April 14 for the MIVA Tournament Quarterfinals in John E. Worthen Arena.
During BBQueer on University Green April 13, people gathered to eat pizza. Spectrum, the organization in charge of the event, wanted to share more about who they are and get to know people on campus.
Students gathered at Park Hall Multi Purpose Room for A Day with Autism, an event letting participants experience overstimulation in certain scenarios that people on the autism spectrum might experience.
The Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Peace in Troubled Times was held in the Alumni Center April 6 and 7. Community members present strategies, research and recommendations related to peacemaking during the conference.
Ball State beat Ohio State on senior night 3-2 in John E. Worthen Arena April 7.
Ball State lost 1-4 in its third game against Kent State on April 7 at Softball Field at First Merchants Ballpark Complex.
Fashion Design Society held their 2018 fashion show, Fashion Faerie Tale, April 7 in Applied Technology. All of the garments featured were handmade by Ball State Apparel and Design and Fashion and Merchandising students.