Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order today preventing evictions and foreclosures until July 31, according to a press release from the governor’s office.
Muncie Community Schools (MCS) submitted its Academic Innovation Plan — “Placing Learners First: The MCS-Ball State University Partnership” — to the Indiana General Assembly Tuesday, according to an MCS press release.
Two Ball State professors have created a text-messaging information service for the Burmese refugee population in Indianapolis. The service, which can translate 500 messages into Hakha Chin and Burmese, provides maternal and child health care information.
Mississippi taking down its state flag, Supreme Court rulings on an abortion-related case and state aid to religious schooling, the Golden State Killer’s admission to several rape and murder cases and the death of the creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” make up this week’s five national stories.
Instead of regular camp activities, this year Camp Kesem at Ball State will be hosting Kesem at Home, an online summer program for children, June 29-July 3.
Governments stepping up testing and restrictions due to COVID-19, the European Union’s travel restrictions, Russian bounties being offered to Taliban-linked militants to kill American troops, China’s measures against its Uighur population and the Rolling Stones threatening legal action against President Donald Trump for repeated use of their music make up this week’s five international stories.
Indiana's hands-free driving law, which makes it illegal to operate or hold an electronic device while you are driving a vehicle, will go into effect July 1, according to a press release from the Delaware County Prosecutor's Office.
At the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) board meeting Tuesday, Muncie Central High School Principal Chris Walker, and athletic director, Tom Lyon announced the return of athletics in the school district and how it would happen. The plan will occur in three phases beginning July 6.
On Monday Ball State released their Return to Campus Plan for the Fall semester. The plan outlines the policies, protocols and guidelines that the university will follow as the fall semester commences.
Fauci’s hope for a vaccine by late 2020 or early 2021, Americans wanting change to the nation’s criminal justice system, the police reform bills in Congress, election primaries in Kentucky and New York and President Donald Trump’s proposed executive order to protect monuments make up this week’s five national stories.
According to a campus-wide emergency email sent out a little after noon Tuesday, police units were investigating reports of shots fired in the area of North Rosewood and West Bethel Avenues.
COVID-19 updates from around the world, fashion brands challenged to confront racist attitudes, the mourning of victims of a suspected terror attack in England, poaching in Asia and Africa and a solar eclipse on the eastern hemisphere make up this week’s five international stories.
At its June 19 meeting, Ball State’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing Ball State to continue operations after July 1, and continue spending thereafter at the same levels the Board approved for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, according to an email sent out by President Geoffrey Mearns.
According to a campus-wide emergency email sent out a little before 1:30 a.m. Sunday by Ball State's University Police Department (UPD), there were reports of a possible stabbing incident on Neely Avenue.
With social distancing guidelines in mind, families and friends gathered Friday evening at Heekin Park in Muncie to celebrate Juneteenth.
According to its reopening plan, Ball State’s Recreation Services will reopen its locations, hours and programming July 6 based on available staffing and with certain guidelines and restrictions for the summer and fall semesters.
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, his second stunning election-season rebuke from the court in a week after Monday’s ruling that it’s illegal to fire people because they’re gay or transgender.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ball State's Dining Services released a reopening plan which includes steps like promoting physical distancing, making all meals available as a to-go option and regularly cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces.
Ball State’s incoming freshmen class is going through a virtual orientation experience because in-person orientation was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The university has partnered with the social media app ZeeMee to help students connect before they arrive on campus.