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In these photos from the Nov. 9, 1945, edition of The Ball State News, Cardinals gathered to rake leaves around campus. The tradition began during World War II when the campus saw a significant decrease in workers and male student enrollment. 
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The Leaf Rake: A Ball State tradition

In these photos from the Nov. 9, 1945, edition of The Ball State News, Cardinals gathered to rake leaves around campus. The tradition began during World War II when the campus saw a significant decrease in workers and male student enrollment. 


Noblesville High School students waited to be picked up after being put on lockdown due to a communicative threat and a school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday, May 25. Parents waited in line more than 90 minutes to pick up their kids, though superintendent Beth Niedermeyer said there would be a regular release for those students who wouldn't be able to be picked up. Stephanie Amador, DN Photo
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Parents and students reunite after Noblesville school shooting

Noblesville High School students waited to be picked up after being put on lockdown due to a communicative threat and a school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday, May 25. Parents waited in line more than 90 minutes to pick up their kids, though superintendent Beth Niedermeyer said there would be a regular release for those students who wouldn't be able to be picked up. Stephanie Amador, DN Photo


People lined up at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, May 17, for the grand opening of the new Fresh Thyme market on McGalliard Road. People were able to fill their carts with produce, prizes and other goods. Rachel Ellis, DN 
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Fresh Thyme Grand Opening

People lined up at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, May 17, for the grand opening of the new Fresh Thyme market on McGalliard Road. People were able to fill their carts with produce, prizes and other goods. Rachel Ellis, DN 


 
The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse host the annual Tropical Creatures event Saturday, May 12, for family and children to learn about certain mammals, insects and plants. Stephanie Amador, DN
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Tropical Creatures

  The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse host the annual Tropical Creatures event Saturday, May 12, for family and children to learn about certain mammals, insects and plants. Stephanie Amador, DN


The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony was held at the Quad area near  the Arts Terrace on May 5, to honor students who completed their degrees. Robert G. Hunt, former CEO of Hunt Construction Group, spoke at the main commencement. Stephanie Amador, DN
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The 2018 Spring Commencement

The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony was held at the Quad area near  the Arts Terrace on May 5, to honor students who completed their degrees. Robert G. Hunt, former CEO of Hunt Construction Group, spoke at the main commencement. Stephanie Amador, DN


Community members gathered on the Washington Street Bridge April 26 for the annual Muncie's Bridge Dinner for food, drinks, art and live music. This was the second Muncie's Bridge Dinner.
COMMUNITIES

Muncie's Bridge Dinner 2018

Community members gathered on the Washington Street Bridge April 26 for the annual Muncie's Bridge Dinner for food, drinks, art and live music. This was the second Muncie's Bridge Dinner.


Pan-African Youth Leadership Program allows students from Africa to live with host families for two weeks to experience American living. Adam Kahindi and Chemwemwe Jussa got to stay with the Robey family.
COMMUNITIES

Pan-African Youth Leadership Program

Pan-African Youth Leadership Program allows students from Africa to live with host families for two weeks to experience American living. Adam Kahindi and Chemwemwe Jussa got to stay with the Robey family.


Students, faculty and Muncie community members gathered outside the C-1 lot outside Worthen for the 15th annual Late Nite Carnival April 20. Pre-registered attendants were allowed entry at 6 p.m. and the doors opened to all guests from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
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15th annual Late Nite Carnival

Students, faculty and Muncie community members gathered outside the C-1 lot outside Worthen for the 15th annual Late Nite Carnival April 20. Pre-registered attendants were allowed entry at 6 p.m. and the doors opened to all guests from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.


The Cardinals took on Central Michigan in a double header April 21 at the softball field at First Merchant's Ballpark Complex. Ball State won both games 2 to 1.
SPORTS

Softball vs. Central Michigan 2018

The Cardinals took on Central Michigan in a double header April 21 at the softball field at First Merchant's Ballpark Complex. Ball State won both games 2 to 1.


 More than 2,000 people attended the Columbus Pride Festival April 14 in Columbus, Indiana. Erin Bailey, a senior at Columbus Signature Academy-New Tech High School, organized the event to show that the hometown of Vice President Mike Pence is a welcoming place for the LGBTQ community. 
COMMUNITIES

Columbus Pride Festival 2018

 More than 2,000 people attended the Columbus Pride Festival April 14 in Columbus, Indiana. Erin Bailey, a senior at Columbus Signature Academy-New Tech High School, organized the event to show that the hometown of Vice President Mike Pence is a welcoming place for the LGBTQ community. 


During BBQueer on University Green April 13, people gathered to eat pizza. Spectrum, the organization in charge of the event, wanted to share more about who they are and get to know people on campus. 
COMMUNITIES

BBQueer 2018

During BBQueer on University Green April 13, people gathered to eat pizza. Spectrum, the organization in charge of the event, wanted to share more about who they are and get to know people on campus. 


Students gathered at Park Hall Multi Purpose Room for A Day with Autism, an event letting participants experience overstimulation in certain scenarios that people on the autism spectrum might experience.
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A Day with Autism

Students gathered at Park Hall Multi Purpose Room for A Day with Autism, an event letting participants experience overstimulation in certain scenarios that people on the autism spectrum might experience.

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