Juniors Katy Volikas, Greg Carbo, Kaia Thompson and Lizzie Ford are running for 2017-18 SGA executive board. Their slate, OPTiC, participated in the All Slate Debate on Feb. 20 in John J. Pruis Hall. Terence K. Lightning Jr. // DN

Letters from SGA slates: OPTiC

Editor's note: The following letter was written by the slates running for the Student Government Association 2017-18 executive board.



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IGNITE and OPTiC: Letters to Ball State

Every year, the Daily News has given both slates running for the Student Government Association executive board the opportunity to write to members of the Ball State community, sharing why they should vote for them. This year, both IGNITE and OPTiC took that opportunity. Read their letters here.


The University Program Board will host 'BSU's Got Talent' on Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in John J. Pruis Hall. The event will allow students to compete for up to $150 in gift cards with performances ranging in everything from singing to impressions. UPB Benny Link // Photo Courtesy
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UPB to host BSU's Got Talent

Presented by the University Program Board, BSU’s Got Talent will be at Pruis Hall Wednesday showcasing students battling it out to see who has the best talent act on campus.




Ball State patrolman Rick Howell and K9 officer Fritz demonstrates searching for illegal substances in Shively Hall on Feb. 1. Grace Ramey // DN
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UPD gets new K9 officer

One of the University Police Department’s newest recertified officers is only 10 years old and will almost always be seen with a tennis ball and covered in fur.








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