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House Bill 1134, a controversial education bill nearly identical to a previous piece of legislation that failed to gain traction, was passed by the Indiana House of Representatives Wednesday evening. The bill is now being sent to the Indiana Senate for further consideration.
The new year and a new semester have begun, and many college students are looking for new ways to start it off strong. Some may try out new studying tools they discovered or make changes in their routine. However, for other students, these changes might only stay in place for a couple of weeks before being cast away to the island of forgotten semester goals. If you’re looking for ways to start off your semester strong that you may actually stick with, consider these five tips you may have not considered — each involving your five senses.
Ball State's 42nd annual Unity Week celebration is kicking off in January this year, beginning with the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The week will welcome more in-person gatherings than last year, including the signature Unity March, and will end with the Jan. 22 Beneficence Conference.
The Ball State Frank A. Bracken Administration Building was evacuated at approximately 2:30 p.m. Jan. 14.
With the holiday season nearing its end, it can be tempting to spend more time with family and friends to ring in the new year. However, with the growing threat of COVID-19 and its variants, large gatherings and parties may not be the best idea, especially for those who are at a higher risk of contracting the virus. Nevertheless, 2021 is ending and 2022 is beginning, which calls for some celebration. Here are five fun and safe ways to celebrate the beginning of a new year during the pandemic.
Since Dec. 9, 2021, individuals ages 16 or older who received a full series of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are eligible for a third booster shot at least six months after their second dose. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said in a statement such a move will help “strengthen the protection against Omicron and other variants.”
John Madden, National Football League Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster, died Tuesday morning at the age of 85.
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel voted 13-10 on the benefits of a “closely watched” COVID-19 pill from Merck Nov. 30.
Being in college, it can seem like things are a lot more challenging and tough. Students need tools and hacks to make the college experience easier. On the Internet, students can learn effective study habits and access digital copies of textbooks and answers to questions that may not have been discussed in their classes. Here are five websites to make every college student’s life a little easier.
Editor’s Note: This article has since been updated.
After the early release day Nov. 23, Muncie Central High School students hosted a protest march from the high school grounds to City Hall in response to teacher Katey O’Connor’s classroom projects about social issues being moved inside her classroom rather than displayed in the hallway.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NewsLink) -- Former Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler will spend one year and one day in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
In a campus-wide email Nov. 3, Ball State staff announced plans for two in-person commencement ceremonies for fall 2021 graduates scheduled for Dec. 18 in Worthen Arena. The schedule is as follows:
Being environmentally friendly not only helps the planet but also your wallet. It can help you cut down on your electricity bills when you unplug appliances that are not in use. Here are six tips on how to be more eco-friendly in your day-to-day life.
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel voted unanimously, with one abstention, Oct. 26 to endorse kid-size doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5- to 11-years-old.
Content Warning: This story contains detailed descriptions and images related to domestic violence that may be triggering to some readers. Please read with caution.
MUNCIE, Ind. (NewsLink) -- Former Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler will go to court on Nov. 10 at the U.S. District Court in Indianapolis.
As approximately 3,500 athletes and their supporters migrate to Muncie Oct. 2 for the Ironman Triathlon, the city is planning a variety of related events to welcome business to the local area. Here’s a schedule of events leading up to the race:
The Indiana Department of Health announced today that booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are available to eligible Hoosiers following federal authorization of the additional dose.
Ball State will host its first in-person family weekend since the COVID-19 pandemic began Sept. 24-26, with one kickoff event Thursday night. Here's the list of events, as well as locations open for self-guided tours.