Cardinals head coach Mike Neu stands on the sideline as his son takes the oath of service for the United States Military Oct. 2, 2021, at Scheumann Stadium. The Cardinals beat the Black Knights 28-16. Jacob Musselman, DN
FOOTBALL

Ball State's win over Army goes beyond the field

On a night where there were members of the Army in every direction, helicopters flying over the stadium before the game and both teams joining together after the game, as Army sings their alma mater, there was one moment that was particularly special for head coach Mike Neu 


Before the "Gen: i" meeting begins Sept. 23, Viveka Melo shows Charity Coffman, associate program director at the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute, something on her phone. The "Gen: i" group meets twice per month. Elissa Maudlin, DN
NEWS

Ball State's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute launches new 'Gen: i' program

With the tap of keys on a keyboard and the click of a mouse, a group of undergraduate and graduate students each pressed “send” on an application. They were chosen from a small pool of applicants after presenting who they are to the lens of a camera and writing a 1,000-word-maximum essay to explain why they should be part of a program that’s never been done before. 



Ro-Anne Royer Engle, Ball State vice president for student affairs, presents fall 2021 enrollment numbers with Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management at the Board of Trustees meeting in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Oct. 1, 2021. Though freshman enrollment decreased by about 8 percent, the share of students of color and of socioeconomic diversity increased. Grace McCormick, DN
NEWS

Ball State Board of Trustees discusses decreased freshmen enrollment, Brown Family Amphitheater budget

Ball State’s Board of Trustees considered reasons for about an 8 percent decrease in freshman enrollment for the 2021-22 school year at its meeting Oct. 1. Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management, said students weren’t able to visit campus in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic when deciding whether to enroll for the fall.



WEATHER

Wet start to October

Weather Forecaster Eric Segbor is tracking a wet and stormy weather pattern ahead for the next week.  



How do you choose a dentist?

You need to take care of your oral health. Just as you go to the eye doctor and regular doctor once per year, it is crucial for you to go to the dentist twice per year for routine cleaning. Even though you probably brush your teeth and floss regularly, there is still a chance that plaque and tartar buildup on your teeth. This cannot be removed with regular brushing, which is why you should visit the dentist. At the same time there are many dentists from which to choose. So how can you choose the right dentist to meet your needs? 


10 Ways to improve knee pain

Knee pain can be a debilitating medical condition. If you suffer from knee pain for any reason, whether due to an injury or otherwise, you know just how bad it can be. Fortunately, we have some helpful tips that can bring you the relief you need.


The history of the luxury RV

RVs have long been a staple in American adventure. They represent a symbol of freedom and a desire to connect with nature and, through that, connect deeper with ourselves. The recreational vehicle conjures images of open highways and vast landscapes of mountains, plains, and forests as it barrels down the open road. The luxury RV has a rich history in American tourism and has become a staple in camping culture throughout the country and the world. For future generations, these vehicles will be spruced up with modern technology, design, and innovations to create an even better experience for passionate travelers. 







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