Meet the Greeks was hosted on University Green Aug. 23 allowing students interested in going through recruitment to mingle with the fraternities and sororities of Ball State.
The Quad Bash hosted a variety of activities for the Muncie community in recognition of the start of the new school year at University Green Aug. 24.
Ignite Music Festival stopped at the Delaware County Fairgrounds during their national tour. Featuring laser shows, lights and multiple DJ sets, the festival ran across three stages Aug. 24.
Ball State students and their band, Porch Kat, had the opportunity to open for Afroman on during his annual concert Aug. 25, 2018 at Be Here Now in Muncie, IN
Ollie's Bargain Outlet, located at 4301 W. Clara Lane, hosted its grand opening Wednesday. The stores mascot, Ollie, was there to welcome shoppers to the new business.
Ball State Athletics hosted its annual Fall Fan Jam Aug. 25, 2018 at Scheumann Stadium to kick off the 2018 sports schedule. Zach Piatt, DN
Ball State opened the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center — a 19,000-square-foot practice facility that will be used by the basketball and volleyball programs — July 21. The facility is part of the $20 million Cardinal Commitment Campaign and will be used for practices, film sessions, team meetings and more. Nate Fields, DN Photo
The 164th annual Delaware County Fair is running July 16-21 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie. The week of events include a demolition derby, a rodeo, motocross races, truck and tractor pulls and the carnival. Rachel Ellis, DN
A multi-car collision in the area of North Cherry and West Main streets caused one car to collide with a home. The crash occurred after one car ran a stop sign. Only minor injuries were sustained. Brynn Mechem, DN
A Community Campus Event was held on June 16 at North Quad. The campus open house encouraged the community, alumni, prospective students and current students to hangout and play games, visit information booths on a variety of college programs, and take tours of facilities like The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, The Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Bracken Library, and Emens Auditorium. Rachel Ellis and Carlee Ellison, DN
Food trucks, breweries and bands were at Cornerstone Park on the corner of Main and Madison streets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. Vendors included Greek’s Pizzeria, Speedy Dogs and Sea Salt & Cinnamon. In addition, The Guardian Brewing Company, New Corner Brewing Company and Books & Brews sold beer, and The Bashville Boys and Oldfield and The New Birds provided free entertainment.
The university kicked off its centennial celebrations with a community picnic Friday, June 15. This is just the first of many celebratory events throughout the centennial year.
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.