The Quad Bash hosted a variety of activities for the Muncie community in recognition of the start of the new school year at University Green Aug. 24.
Ignite Music Festival stopped at the Delaware County Fairgrounds during their national tour. Featuring laser shows, lights and multiple DJ sets, the festival ran across three stages Aug. 24.
Ollie's Bargain Outlet, located at 4301 W. Clara Lane, hosted its grand opening Wednesday. The stores mascot, Ollie, was there to welcome shoppers to the new business.
Ball State Athletics hosted its annual Fall Fan Jam Aug. 25, 2018 at Scheumann Stadium to kick off the 2018 sports schedule. Zach Piatt, DN
Ball State opened the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center — a 19,000-square-foot practice facility that will be used by the basketball and volleyball programs — July 21. The facility is part of the $20 million Cardinal Commitment Campaign and will be used for practices, film sessions, team meetings and more. Nate Fields, DN Photo
The 164th annual Delaware County Fair is running July 16-21 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie. The week of events include a demolition derby, a rodeo, motocross races, truck and tractor pulls and the carnival. Rachel Ellis, DN
A multi-car collision in the area of North Cherry and West Main streets caused one car to collide with a home. The crash occurred after one car ran a stop sign. Only minor injuries were sustained. Brynn Mechem, DN
A Community Campus Event was held on June 16 at North Quad. The campus open house encouraged the community, alumni, prospective students and current students to hangout and play games, visit information booths on a variety of college programs, and take tours of facilities like The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, The Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Bracken Library, and Emens Auditorium. Rachel Ellis and Carlee Ellison, DN
Food trucks, breweries and bands were at Cornerstone Park on the corner of Main and Madison streets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. Vendors included Greek’s Pizzeria, Speedy Dogs and Sea Salt & Cinnamon. In addition, The Guardian Brewing Company, New Corner Brewing Company and Books & Brews sold beer, and The Bashville Boys and Oldfield and The New Birds provided free entertainment.
The university kicked off its centennial celebrations with a community picnic Friday, June 15. This is just the first of many celebratory events throughout the centennial year.
In these photos from the Nov. 9, 1945, edition of The Ball State News, Cardinals gathered to rake leaves around campus. The tradition began during World War II when the campus saw a significant decrease in workers and male student enrollment.
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.