Record-breaking warmth

Assistant Chief Weather Forecaster Maddi Johnson discusses the record-breaking warmth and shares an update on when we can expect to see rain this week. 

Residents traveling in the bed of a pickup truck wait on a road blocked by debris brought on by a landslide in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta, in Purulha, northern Guatemala Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. As the remnants of Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments in Central America worked to tally the displaced and dead, and recover bodies from landslides and flooding that claimed dozens of lives from Guatemala to Panama. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Five international stories of the week

Residents of an Indian village celebrate Kamala Harris' election win, Italy enforces lockdowns in four regions, U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson aims to build a relationship with Joe Biden, Guatemala copes with the aftermath of tropical storm Eta and Portugal and Hungary enforce curfews to combat the coronavirus' resurgence.


In Between the Lines: The Poisoning of Politics

It is nothing new to say that this is the most important election in history. We have seen record-breaking results from mail-in ballots this year due to the pandemic, and we have citizens who call other countries home sitting on the edge of their seats in anticipation for the results of the election.


The Everlasting Youth of ‘Final Fantasy X’

Role-playing mechanics were never at their peak until 2001’s Final Fantasy X was released. Easily one of Final Fantasy’s best releases, if not the best, the tenth video game entry holds superior gameplay and a story lasting well past a decade that can’t be said for other role-playing games since then. Japanese company Squaresoft, now Square Enix, is known for its work with other popular titles, like the Kingdom Hearts Series. The series, which featured characters and designs inspired from the Final Fantasy Series, unknowingly reached a gold status when 2001 came around.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Drew Plitt hands the ball off to freshman running back Caleb Huntley the Cardinals’ game against Miami Ohio on Nov. 21 at Scheumann Stadium. Ball State lost 7 to 28 on senior night. Paige Grider, DN

Optimism remains for Ball State Football despite loss to RedHawks

 The Cardinals were tied up with the RedHawks at 31 points. Ball State had the ball on its 27-yard line with 42 seconds left in the game, and they were sniffing victory. Redshirt freshman kicker Jack Knight had just hit a 47-yard field goal to tie the game, and head coach Mike Neu said he was oozing with confidence. All they had to do was get into field goal range. 

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