While the Earth’s climate has been changing throughout history, most of the current warming trend has a greater than 95 percent probability to be the result of human activity since the mid-20th century, according to NASA’s Global Climate Change website.
Gardening is in my roots — pun intended. My mom started gardening because her parents raised her with it. Now, I’ve grown up racing my brother to our garden to see who could pick the most peppers, and who could collect the most flowers for my mom. My mom’s garden helped us learn the payoff of hard work, and how to make healthy choices with our food.
Following Ball State's decision to postpone the spring commencement ceremonies, President Geoffrey Mearns suggested two alternatives for holding the ceremonies based on suggestions received from a campus-wide survey.
New York City’s cemetery keeping up with the death toll from the virus, families suing the helicopter company that killed Kobe Bryant, the president’s tweet on suspending immigration, oil prices going negative and the $450 billion virus aid make up this week’s five national stories.
Canada’s deadliest mass shooting, child sex abuse by religious clerics in Pakistan, protests against Israel’s prime minister, Google and Facebook to pay for news content in Australia and North Korea’s questionable zero virus claim make up this week’s five international stories.
Stores in Texas can soon begin selling merchandise with curbside service, and hospitals can resume nonessential surgeries. In Florida, people are returning to a few beaches and parks. And protesters are clamoring for more.
Protesters gathered along the street outside the state mansion of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Saturday in Indianapolis, demanding him to restart the economy, believing he overreached his power in implementing the stay-at-home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, many restaurants have taken serious precautions by limiting to only curbside dining or carry-out orders, per Executive Order 20-10 signed by Governor Eric Holcomb on March 23. While many mainstream businesses such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Taco Bell in Muncie can survive under these current conditions, it is the small businesses that could be affected. Muncie has been helpful by providing access to those resources that the United States Department of the Treasury has made available.
Many things in the world have changed because of COVID-19. The way people travel, the way they work, if they can work at all, and the ability to eat inside any restaurants right now are all different. Many schools, including Muncie Community Schools are turning to e-learning to continue the learning process. On April 2, Governor Eric Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-16, which canceled in-person classes across the state of Indiana for the rest of the academic year.
Studying abroad is popularly called one of the most life changing things for college kids, however this year, for many international students in America, their program abroad was unfortunately cut short due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Davis Winn reports on how some students are adapting back in their home countries
Most special education teachers spend their days helping students learn core subjects; however, recent studies have shown that students with disabilities often have lower confidence and self-esteem because it can be hard for them to “view their disability as one component of their lives, not the only component.”
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, Ball State president Geoffrey Mearns updated the university community on its plans for the summer and fall 2020 semesters in an email Friday.
Visitors observing, admiring and reflecting on a piece of art — evoking a sense of satisfaction in the artist — is one of many things that has to be done virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following is a list of facts about the COVID-19 pandemic based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Drew Shermeta, a social studies teacher at Muncie Central High School (MCHS), said he is impressed the seniors have found time to balance work and school.
“Help me understand that more.” Five simple words that reveal the character of the person making the request. Genuine vulnerability, leadership, humility and confidence are conveyed to those on the receiving end. It’s a request for insight Lee Ann Kwiatkowski makes of almost every individual she meets — community members, administrators, teachers and students alike.