Freshman sports production major Jackson Divincenzo sits at a table at Noyer Dining Apr. 12. Divincenzo frequents the dining hall and enjoys the stir fry. Jacy Bradley, DN
CAMPUS

Dining Departures: Noyer Dining and Quiznos to close in favor of convenience areas, students react

For many students, Noyer Dining and Quiznos have been popular stops over the years, as they offer many different foods that may seem like healthier options compared to other dining halls and are conveniently located in or near the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center. However, current financial difficulties the university is facing are preventing Noyer from continuing to operate under its arrangements, said Karen Adkins, senior director of auxiliary services for dining, catering and events. 



BYTE

Q&A with Raven Milligan of Peacehead

  Peacehead is a rock band composed of two band members, Raven Milligan and Aden Johnson. The band started in early 2019, releasing their first album, Escargot, in October 2019. The multi-instrumental duo originally came from Kokomo, Indiana, and are currently playing in the Indianapolis and Muncie areas. Band member, Raven Milligan, agreed to be interviewed about the band and its future.



Lisa Letsinger poses for a photo in her classroom April 5 at Muncie Central High School. Letsinger is retiring in 2022 and plans to spend more time with her daughter and grandchildren in Australia. Rylan Capper, DN
PARTNERSHIP PROJECT

Letsinger's Legacy: After 22 years teaching at Muncie Central High School, Lisa Letsinger is retiring and leaving behind a legacy

The artwork-lined hallways of Muncie Central High School (MCHS) have been Lisa Letsinger’s second home for 22 years. Since January 2000, when she rolled textbooks classroom to classroom on a cart to teach accounting and personal finance, Letsinger has rooted herself at the heart of MCHS and in the hearts of her students.


Ball State Men's Volleyball Head Coach Donan Cruz celebrates a point being scored in a game against Ohio St. March 19 at Worthen Arena. The Cardinals beat the Buckeyes 3-1 in the game. Amber Pietz, DN
VOLLEYBALL

Men's volleyball earns 5 MIVA honors

The 2022 season was one for the history books for Ball State men's volleyball (20-3, 12-2 MIVA). Following a first outright Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association regular-season championship since 1997, five members of the program have been awarded MIVA honors.



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
CAMPUS

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. 


Rylan Capper, DN Photo; Amber Pietz, DN Design
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?  






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