Derrek Tipton


Recent Articles

Ultimate Frisbee club continues to gain interest

09/03/2014 8:25pm

Tim Perkey traded in his shoulder pads for a Frisbee when he came to Ball State last year.Perkey, a sophomore business administration major and president of Ball State’s Ultimate Frisbee club, is part of an increasing number of college students who are joining the “Ultimate” ranks.USA Ultimate, the governing body of the sport in the U.S., has seen its college membership rise in the past decade from 9,951 members in 2004 to 16,885 in 2013.


Q&A: Mammoth Indigo

09/02/2014 8:16am

Mammoth Indigo, an indie/art rock band from Yorktown, Virginia, makes a return to Be Here Now on Aug.


New mental health awareness group formed

08/20/2014 10:09pm

When Jake Griffin’s brother was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, he felt a wave of relief.This relief didn’t come from his brother having a mental illness, but from the diagnosis that explained some of his brother’s bizarre behavior.


Blooming religion

04/28/2014 5:46pm

While many can fulfill their spiritual needs in a row of pews on Sunday morning, Jackson Eflin can just take a step outside to find his church: nature.Eflin, a senior creative writing major, is the president of Ball State’s Society for Earth-based Religions.