Ball State Baseball (32-15, 26-5 MAC) win the first three games of their series against Kent State (18-26,13-17 MAC), but drop game four in walk-off fashion.
In the last series of the year, Ball State Softball wins its series 2-1 against Akron, however each team misses out on the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
364 days after winning the NCAA National Championship, Hawai'i Men's Volleyball (27-5, 7-3 BWC) is back on top of the collegiate game. The Rainbow Warriors are now consecutive champions and have appeared in three of the last four NCAA Tournament finals (no tournament held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic).
Ball State Spring 2022 Commencement took place on May 7 across four ceremonies throughout the day.
The Ball State University spring semester class of 2022 graduates May 7 starting at 10 a.m.
Ball State’s Board of Trustees met May 6 to discuss plans for the 2022-23 school year, where Ball State’s President Geoffrey Mearns appointed two members to the Muncie Community School (MCS) Board and two members were re-appointed.
Ball State Women's Tennis (19-4, 8-2 MAC) traveled to Austin, Texas for the first-round NCAA Tournament against the University of Texas (21-4, 8-1 BIG12) May 6 as the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Champions. The Longhorns swept the Cardinals in the doubles and singles matches to end Ball State's postseason run.
The editorial board hopes the RISE ticket can further the progress Strive has made and cement itself as SGA leadership that listens to the student body, however, with Strive’s term ended, we must assign the previous slate an incomplete grade.
When campaigning to become the 2021-22 Student Government Association (SGA) executive slate, Strive promised to concentrate on four different focuses. Strive was the first slate to successfully be elected on focuses rather than platform points, earning 460 votes, or about 70 percent of student voter support, with the remaining votes going to the no confidence option.
Ball State Men's Volleyball (23-3, 12-2 MIVA) has played the University of Hawaii (25-5, 7-3 BWC) twice already this season, running out winners Jan. 29 (3-0) and Jan. 31 (3-2). In less than 24 hours the Cardinals will play the Rainbow Warriors for the third time in 2022, this time with a trip to the National Championship match on the line.
Ball State Women's Tennis (19-4, 8-2 MAC) to face No. 4 seed Texas (20-4, 8-1 Big 12) May 6 at 2 p.m. ET in Austin, Texas.
GR8 Creations is the name of Rece Barnes’ privately owned business where he sells food to people from his personal grill. He sets up right outside The Chug, a bar in the Village, and at other various locations such as basketball games, street parties and even directly out of his home.
A former 80,000-square-foot laundry facility in Muncie holds limitless possibilities. Boombox music fills the second floor while artists move tables to set up for First Thursday, a monthly event to draw people to explore art and culture downtown. A woodworker helps children build birdhouses while Steven Knipp colors hair in his salon a few doors down. Adjacent businesses invite people in for gift shopping or ax throwing.
Heartstopper season one pushed the comfort show to a whole new level, prioritizing its audience to create something fans of the book could cherish.