The 45th Annual Watermelon Bust took place on Sept. 23 in LaFollette Field. The event was hosted by Alpha Chi Omega and the Delta Tau Deltas to raise money for children with diabetes and victims of domestic abuse. Almost a truck load of watermelons were donated by a local watermelon farm for students to participate in team competitions.
The Put Yourself in Her Heels event took place on Sept. 23 in downtown Muncie. The walk was held by YMCA bring awareness to the programs they have and the daily difficulties that women and children face.
Bark for Life took place on Sept. 23 at Morrow's Meadow in Yorktown, Indiana. Bark for Life is a fundraising dog walk that contributes to cancer cures and programs that help people with cancer.
Vice President Mike Pence visits Anderson, Indiana on Sept. 22 to speak about tax and health care reform.
The College of Health Professions Building groundbreaking ceremony took place on Sept. 21 on W Riverside Avenue. The building will be finished in June of 2019.
Muncie Animal Shelter hosted Yoga with Goats on Sept. 21. There were eight goats for the participants to interact with at the event to raise money for the shelter’s animals.
Be Here Now and Venus Entertainment hosted the Spaced Out Drag Show on Sept. 16 in Be Here Now. The show featured seven drag queens and one drag king.
The Cardinals beat Tennessee Tech 28-13 on Sept. 16 at Scheumann Stadium on family weekend. Ball State rushed 228 yards and passed for 238.
Ball State students and community members gather at Westside Park on Sept. 16 to volunteer at the Annual White River Clean-up. The White River Clean-up was responsible for removing over 96,000 pounds of trash and 600 tires from our beautiful river. The cleanup happens statewide every September. The White River Cleanup is sponsored by the Stormwater Management Department and organized by Muncie-Delaware Clean & Beautiful.
Ball State won against Western Illinois 3-0 on Sept. 15 at Briner Sports Complex.
College of Architecture and Planning students organized and created six installations around campus on Sept. 15 to bring awareness to multiple social issues.
Students and community members gathered in LaFollette Field for Phi Mu sorority and Phi Sigma Kappa's Bonnamu Battle of the Bands. Bands performs for judges and the winner receives a free recording session. Sunday Afternoon was the winner of the battle.
Ball State women's volleyball defeats Evansville on Sept. 14 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals beat the Aces 3-0.
Ball State's Bid Day took place on Sept. 10 on the Quad. Sororities accepted their pledges and Pi Chi's reunited with their sorority sisters.
President Geoffrey Mearns celebrated his installation as president of Ball State on Sept. 9 on LaFollete Field with a Campus Picnic. The picnic took place after his installation and was open to the public.
President Geoffrey S. Mearns was installed as the 17th president of Ball State University Friday in Emens Auditorium.
Ethic Theatre Alliance held a protest to promote diversity on Sept. 7 starting from the University Green to David Owsley Museum. The protest was in response to the white supremacy rally in Charlottesville and the announcement of the DACA program ending.
Ball State football took on the University of Illinois on Sept. 2, 2017. The Cardinals lost the opening game 24-21 against the Fighting Illini in Champaign, Illinois. Robby General, DN
Ball State women's volleyball played Fort Wayne on Sept. 1 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals swept the Mastodons 3-0.