Researchers from National Geographic believe that Millennials have a limited understanding of the world outside of their own. For example, in 2006, a geographical literacy study concluded that 63 percent of young Americans can’t find Iraq or Saudi Arabia on a map, despite the frequent news coverage since the U.S. invasion in 2003. Despite not knowing where it is, another poll by Pew Research found that 44 percent of Americans thought the U.S. should not have invaded Iraq to begin with.
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Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Sellers broke the school record for 3-point shots made in a single game. Sellers hit seven 3-pointers; the program record is eight.It took overtime to decide Ball State's (6-4) 91-86 victory over Eastern Kentucky (6-5).
Junior forward Sean Sellers could not be bothered from beyond the 3-point line during the Dec. 10 game against Eastern Kentucky. Way behind the 3-point line, hand in his face, shot clock winding down — Sellers didn't mind. He drilled seven of them with five of them coming in the second half nearly five feet behind the 3-point line.
Finals are hard, and being prepared for them can be even harder. Here are a few tips to maximize effective studying.
Several Ball State sports are still in action over Winter Break.
Allie Kirkman is a sophomore journalism major and writes "AK's Opinion" for the Daily News. Her views do not necessarily agree with those of the newspaper. Write to Allie at email@example.com.
JD Middleton is a senior distance freestyle swimmer on the Ball State men’s swimming team. Middleton was named Academic All-MAC and finished sixth overall at the 2016 Mid-American Conference Championships in the 800 free relay. Kaiti Sullivan // DN
A snow-covered start to the day it was! Although the snow has moved out of the Muncie area, the cold temperatures have not. Our average high for this time of year is right around 40 degrees; however, our highs for the next couple of days are going to be well under that. The next chance for snow will come heading into next week on Sunday where accumulations are expected to be between 1 and 3 inches. Temperatures will dip down into the mid teens next week with wind chills expected to plunge the feels like temperatures well down into the negative values. Make sure to bundle up as these temperatures pose a hazard to those who are outside without proper winter protection! Make sure to follow us on Twitter @NLIweather for continued winter weather updates.
Ball State students participate in Dressember to raise money, awareness for victims of human trafficking
Wearing a dress to class in December may sound like an odd choice in wardrobe as snow drifts in the air. However, a few students are choosing a to wear dresses every day for a campaign that raises money and awareness for victims of human trafficking.
Ball State men’s basketball will host Toys for Tots Military and Public Safety Appreciation Day Dec. 10, when the Cardinals (5-4) take on Eastern Kentucky (6-4).
When a jet engine flies overhead, the people of Sudan’s Nuba Mountains flee to cobra-infested caves in a desperate bid for shelter. The only reminders of the modern world in this region are the bombs that shake Earth on a daily basis and rattle the foundation of Sudan’s once-peaceful homeland.
MUNCIE, IN (NewsLink Indiana) -- Good Evening! The jet stream has moved south from Canada, bringing much cooler air along with it. Today, Muncie also first got its taste of sticking snow! It began as flurries throughout the day, but got a bit heavier in the beginning evening hours around dinner time. These flurries will move out overnight, still leaving cold air as the last full week of classes for the Fall 2016 semester end here at Ball State. After a high of 26 for tomorrow, temps will get a bit warmer into the lower 30s for Saturday and Sunday. Coming along on Sunday, this is when the next frontal system will move through the area, bringing a few inches of snow along for the ride. Expect snow throughout the day on Sunday, turning over to rain going into Monday. Temps will be in the mid-to-lower 30s for Monday and Tuesday, before an even colder Arctic air blast moves into Indiana Wednesday night and into Thursday. With that new blast, temps will drop into the high teens to near 20, with slight snow chances. As always, make sure to follow us on Twitter, @NLIWeather for all your weather updates!
Senior center Renee Bennett held the ball over her head with less than 10 seconds left in the second quarter with Ball State women's basketball trailing Purdue 27-18.
Walk into Body Language Tattoo in the Village and there might be something out of the ordinary: people with toys.
Former classmates of 19-year-old Akram Musleh claim that he seemed to be an average American-Muslim teenager living in Brownsburg, Indiana. He wore Jordans, spoke English, and mostly kept to himself.
Ball State men's basketball player who went from forward to father
One of the most nostalgic moments of Christmas is waking up to a pile of presents under the tree. The sad reality is that many families aren’t financially able to provide presents for their children.
The Summit executive slate is halfway through their tenure as Student Government Association leaders.
Looking for a movie to take your mind off finals and get you in the holiday spirit? Grab a cup of hot chocolate, a fuzzy blanket and enjoy one of these holiday favorites.
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