Though many of Ball State’s in-person services are shut down for the foreseeable future, the university is still doing its best to educate students and faculty on LGBTQ issues.
After designing 12 buildings for class projects without being able to see any of them built, Steven Polchinski, fourth-year architecture major, spent part of his spring 2020 semester working with graduate students to assemble new benches and trash cans for Minnetrista.
At the Oct. 21 Zoom meeting, Ball State Student Government Association (SGA) was presented with a budget request that would allow students on campus to give feedback on their respective colleges in exchange for stickers. The request, presented by Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle, is part of a college loyalty campaign that the two have been working on.
An Alaska tsunami warning came after an earthquake Monday, Black police officers are breaking from unions because of Donald Trump endorsements, a California panel of doctors will review any coronavirus vaccine before residents are able to receive it, an excavation for victims of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre continues and hospitals in the rural Midwest struggle to contain virus outbreaks.
Ball State students have still found ways to use their voice in Muncie amidst the pandemic and the modified school year. The Women’s March took place Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Delaware County building.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million globally, the Thai prime minster attempts to diminish support for pro-democracy protests, UN arms embargoes on Iran expired Sunday, Russia avoids lockdown measures as COVID-19 infections increase and New Zealand's prime minster won re-election.
If it is not the weather, the pandemic may be cancelling plans. Luckily for the 'Cruising South Madison Street' event, neither has caused it to be cancelled.