John Quiñones speaks to a crowd of Ball State students and faculty April 11 at Pruis Hall. Quiñones took part in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series by visiting Ball States campus along with local schools. Eli Houser, DN

John Quiñones visits Ball State

The David Letterman Professional Lecture Series welcomed John Quiñones April 11. Quiñones hosts the TV show “What Would You Do?”   Quiñones starts his lecture by talking about his show and asking his audience, “What would you do?” 



Emily Wilson holds her daughter, Ada, before a service April 4 in the basement of Urban Light Community Church. Wilson's Patron Saint, or personal Guardian is Cecilia of Rome. Rylan Capper, DN
NEWS

From Humble Beginnings: Local outreach starts an Orthodox Christian church in Muncie

On April 4, Father Joel Weir began a lengthy drive from Crawfordsville, Indiana, to Muncie. He was preparing to lead the first full liturgy of presanctified gifts at St. Photini’s Orthodox Outreach. Weir is a part of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) and has been the serving priest of St. Photini’s Christian Orthodox Outreach and rector of St. Stephen’s American Orthodox Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana. 



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OPINION

Cruelty is the Point

What is the “Don’t Say Gay” bill supposed to show kids in America? That the things we don’t want to talk about will go away if we shove our heads in the sand?  


Bracken Library hosted the "Human Library" event Feb. 27, 2019. Fifteen students volunteered to be books readers could check out for 20 minutes. Unsplash, photo curtesy
OPINION

Unbound

To the administrators, parents and government officials in charge of making these decisions: banning books does more harm than good.  




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WEATHER

Severe weather possible late Wednesday evening

 Chief Weather Forecaster Maddi Johnson is tracking severe weather chances late in the evening on Wednesday, with the primary threats being damaging wind gusts of 60+ MPH and an isolated tornado or two. Stay weather aware in the coming days! 


SOFTBALL

Softball closes Ohio Series with a walk-off win

After their doubleheader was pushed back from Saturday to Sunday due to weather concerns, Ball State Softball (13-21, 6-5 MAC) wrapped up a three-game series against Mid-American Conference (MAC) rival Ohio (15-18, 9-5 MAC) April 11 with a walk-off home run from sophomore infielder Kayla Lissy in the bottom of the seventh inning.







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