The buildings alongside Walnut Street were wrapped in corrugated aluminum, hiding the historic brick facades. Some had been renovated to the styles of the ‘80s. It was a mishmash of architecture. The street was paved over as a plaza for pedestrians to walk from store to store — except they didn’t.
Anti-racism protests around the world, New Zealand eradicating the novel coronavirus, the re-start of building works on Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, reported U.S. plans to withdraw troops from Germany and Brazil's government stopping the publishing of COVID-19 data make up this week’s five international stories.
On a sunny Thursday afternoon several members of the Ball State and Muncie communities gathered outside Shafer Tower for the march protesting the death of George Floyd and racial injustice against African Americans.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana State Fair Commission and the Indiana State Fair Board announced the 2020 Indiana State Fair will be canceled, according to the fair's website.
According to a campus-wide email, road closures are expected Thursday in order to accommodate the peaceful march from Shafer Tower on Ball State's campus to Muncie City Hall.
Mylie Brennan, one of the Ball State students awarded a Fulbright scholarship this year, will travel to Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland in the fall 2020 semester to pursue a doctoral program in global peace, security, and justice.
In response to the death of George Floyd and protests happening across the country, a community forum was held Wednesday at the Dress Barn inside Muncie Mall to address the status of racial injustice in the City of Muncie.
Prosecutors charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder on Wednesday, and for the first time leveled charges against three other officers at the scene, according to criminal complaints.
Anger, fear, sadness, disbelief — those are some of the emotions Ishmael El-Amin, Ball State Basketball’s junior guard, felt about the death of George Floyd and the protests surrounding it.
The First Thursday events during the months of April and May in downtown Muncie were not bustling as usual.
Incumbent Rep. Greg Pence and Jeannine Lee Lake won the Republican and Democratic 2020 primary elections for the 6th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the Associated Press.
Jennifer Erickson, anthropology professor at Ball State, will be traveling to Bosnia during the spring 2021 semester after winning a U.S. Scholar award from the Fulbright program.
Seventh straight night of unrest following the death of George Floyd, the president's photo op at St. John's Church, primary election voting in nine states and Washington, D.C., the music industry's call for Black Out Tuesday and the ownership of Joe Exotic's zoo being given to Carole Baskin make up this week’s five national stories.
Indiana’s first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting concludes Tuesday with an in-person primary that was delayed four weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Muncie City Council members sat 6 feet apart Monday to maintain social distancing guidelines at the council’s first in-person meeting in almost two months.
Indianapolis’ mayor extended an overnight curfew into a second night Monday following violent weekend protests over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of African Americans that left behind widespread damage, including shattered downtown storefronts in Indiana’s capital.
Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns released a statement via Twitter on Monday describing his thoughts behind the death of George Floyd, the nationwide protests which followed and why he will be joining Ball State community members in a protest march on Thursday.
Countries around the world responding to the death of George Floyd and U.S. protests, lockdowns easing in Europe and Asia, Vatican City’s efforts to cut down waste and corruption, China’s reaction to U.S. action on Hong Kong and people in Hong Kong applying for U.K. passports make up this week’s five international stories.