Muncie residents endured snow, rain and hail to receive candy at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17.
Students and community members gathered in front of Scotty's Brewhouse March 17 at 9:45 a.m. for the start of the 2018 Shamrock Shuffle. All finishers receive the Excalibur Sword medal and one complimentary beer at Scotty's Brewhouse.
Ball State played Dayton March 16 at Ball Diamond at First Merchants Ballpark. The Cardinals lost 3-4.
Ball State's womens basketball played Middle Tennessee March 15 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won 69-60.
Students and faculty line up along McKinley Avenue March 14, National Walk Out Day, for the Ball State Walk Out in protest of gun violence. The event was organized by BSU Democrats and elementary education professor Dr. James Stroud. Stroud made orange shirts that said "#NEVERAGAIN Books not Bullets" and bracelets that said "Enough" and "Never Again". UPD estimated 500 people participated in the event that honored the Parkland shooting victims.
Students and faculty sign a beam that will be placed in the new Health Professions building on Martin Street March 13. The building is expected to be completed in June of 2019.
Five Ball State students — Grace Hollars, Josh Shelton, Samantha Johnson, Kara Biernat and Elizabeth Wyman — and professor Ryan Sparrow traveled to Pyeongchang, South Korea, to cover the Olympics from Feb. 8 to Feb. 19. In 2012, BSU at the Games was started as a way for students to travel and experience different cultures while covering the Olympics.
Students took advantage of the warm weather Feb. 27, by setting up their hammocks, flying kites and driving with their windows down.
Ball State women's basketball faced Toledo Feb. 24 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won 78-73.
Ball State fell to Western Michigan Feb. 23. The Cardinals lost 80-87.
Photography by Jeremy Rogers
The 11th annual Ball State Dance Marathon took place Feb. 17 in the Field and Sports Building. Participants raised $653,011.23 for Riley Hospital for Children. The donations help fund the Magic Castle Cart — a program that delivers more than 20,000 gifts to patients, parents and siblings annually — and pediatric palliative care.
Ball State men's volleyball played Loyola Feb. 17 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won 3-1.
Ball State men's basketball played Toledo Feb. 17 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won 99-71.
The Cardinals won 3-0 against Lewis University on Feb. 16 in John E. Worthen Arena. Their next home game is Feb. 17 against Loyola.
The Cardinals competed in the Ball State Tune-Up, one of two home meets, on Feb. 16 at the Field Sports building. They got 2 dual wins and 3 event victories.
Venus Entertainment hosted the annual Valentines Drag Show at Be Here Now Feb. 10. Performers included Diana Thirst, Rachel Sparks, Aura Aurora, Cupid Sparks, Avery Knight, Holly Berry Blossom