“Do well by doing good.” Ben Franklin’s historic quote shapes the Muncie Map Company’s mission, seeking projects and jobs that benefit the Muncie community. Andy Shears, owner of the Muncie Map Company, is a Muncie native and a Ball State alumnus, and always wanted to give back to the community after leaving his former career as a professor.
Former Los Angeles Lakers guard and five-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others died Jan. 26, 2020, in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA. In the wake of the two-year anniversary of his death, our sports staff gave their thoughts on remembering Bryant.
Head Coach James Whitford said it won’t show up in the stat sheet, but moving without the ball and emphasizing cuts is vital to offensive success.
A few plays later, he dives to the ground for a loose ball, and while Ball State didn’t get the ball, it showcased what Thomas and Ball State Men’s Basketball were doing all game in their 81-64 win over the Redhawks: diving for loose balls and rebounding the ball.
Up until 9:50 p.m. Sunday night, I would have argued tooth and nail that the NFL Divisional Round of the playoffs this season was the greatest in NFL history.
The Cardinals were led in the scoring by freshman Ally Becki with a career-high 19 points. She made 3-of-6 from the 3-point line and led Ball State with three assists. Latimer recorded her fifth consecutive game in double-figures with 17 points. She grabbed 10 rebounds, notching her first double-double of the season.
The new year and a new semester have begun, and many college students are looking for new ways to start it off strong. Some may try out new studying tools they discovered or make changes in their routine. However, for other students, these changes might only stay in place for a couple of weeks before being cast away to the island of forgotten semester goals. If you’re looking for ways to start off your semester strong that you may actually stick with, consider these five tips you may have not considered — each involving your five senses.
Ball State Track and Field head coach Adrian Wheatley knew freshman Joan Easter was talented, but her first career victory in the Michigan Invitational Jan. 22 reaffirmed what he knew.
Sakbun took first place in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.88, while freshman Gracey Payne won the 100 freestyle with a time of 52.62. Agnew said he was ecstatic for Payne and believes her victory shows a glimpse of the future of the Cardinals.
Ball State Women’s Basketball is comprised of a mix of players who have been with Ball State for years like senior Thelma Dis Agustsdottir, players who have experience elsewhere and now make an impact for the Cardinals like graduate transfer Chyna Latimer, or freshmen such as Ally Becki and Marie Kiefer.
Latinx Student Union (LSU) held their annual variety show, Latinxpalooza, in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center in Cardinal Hall on Jan. 21. Latinxpalooza was a part of Ball State’s 2022 Unity Week. LSU was in charge of planning for the event, but the Multicultural Center helped host the event.
The Village wasn’t always as lively as it is now. After the 2008 recession, many buildings sat vacant while landlords tried to find buyers. While some businesses, including Village Green Records and White Rabbit Used Books, survived 2008, the recession coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic saw some businesses move out of the Village and others move in. Jack’s Donuts and Rustic Rebels Geode and Crystal Mine are two businesses that just opened last semester, with ScreenBroidery also moving its location.
Two months into his freshman season, Sparks said he knew he could achieve success at this level. He is averaging 11.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per game and has recorded double-doubles in three consecutive games.
The Housing and Residence Life Association collaborated with the Student Action Team (SAT) to host an event called Boxes and Walls for Unity Week in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Jan. 20.
Ball State diving was able to defeat IUPUI in both the men’s and women’s 3-meter dive in a friendly at the IUPUI Natatorium. The Jaguars took both the men’s and women’s one-meter dive to tie with the Cardinals.
Dark blue clouds cover the sun as the October wind picks up the coconut logs outside of 713 E. Willard St. The light sprinkle is a relief to the grime and sweat but can be bad news for the hog’s pen in place of a front yard.