Photos from the Ball State Walkout to end gun violence

This morning at 9:45 a.m., members of the Muncie community gathered on Ball State’s University Green to remember and honor the lives of the 17 people killed in Parkland Florida one month ago today. Participants came clad in orange, carrying signs and ready to make their voices heard.  


What the Ball State Walkout means to the women involved

For many planning to participate in tomorrow’s protest honoring the lives of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it will be a demonstration of political outrage, but for others gun violence is more personal. We got to sit down with two important women who are organizing the demonstration and hear about their reasons for speaking out. 


Ball State students interview David Letterman to tell Ball State’s centennial story

The students reached out to prominent BSU alumnus, David Letterman, for the opportunity to interview him. “We got in contact with him through the President’s office,” Director John Osterhoudt told Byte reporters, “and then we heard back literally like two weeks ago and he was like, ‘Yeah, come to New York.’” The students drove to Letterman’s publicist’s office in Manhattan to conduct the interview. 


Our sneak peek of Ball State’s production of ‘Pericles’

Ball State students are performing one of Shakespeare’s lesser known plays, Pericles: Prince of Tyre, in Strother Studio Theatre. Under the direction of Ball State theatre professor Karen Kessler, dozens of students have worked to put on an impressive production. The show stars Jacob Barnes, an acting major in his senior year, playing the eponymous ancient prince.  


Cardinal Metrics to host a social mixer showcasing emergent tech tonight

Cardinal Metrics is hosting a social mixer Tuesday evening in the hopes that students from all walks of life and all majors will come to learn about how they can get involved with using emerging technology. The event will be held in the Holden Strategic Communications Center in the Arts and Journalism building from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Participants will be able to explore the emergent technology of eye-tracking through an iSpy game. Afterwards, students will get to visualize their results and make an in-depth evaluation of how they did.


Ball State basketball player meets Chance the Rapper

While in Pittsburgh, Trey Moses had the opportunity to meet last year’s Grammy award-winning artist Chance the Rapper. The Ball State basketball player purchased VIP tickets to his performance, allowing him to meet the 24-year-old artist and even snap a selfie that got over 1,000 likes and 400 retweets on Twitter. “We really didn’t talk about much; it was more of a kind of like ‘Hey’ and then we took the picture,” Moses said.

Several parking lots on Ball State's campus will receive repairs beginning at the end of May and continuing into the middle part of July. STEPHANIE AMADOR // DN FILE

List of upcoming Ball State parking lot repairs

Several parking lots around Ball State's campus will receive repairs throughout the end of May and into the middle part of July. An email sent out by Parking Services today notified of the following renovations set to take place around campus.

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