John Smith, president of the industrial division at Mid-West Metal Products, talks to students in the MadJax studio fall 2019. Mid-West Metal Products is based in Muncie and provided materials for the Minnetrista farmers market project. Kevin Klinger, Photo Provided
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iMADE Muncie students create new Minnetrista benches

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.


WEATHER

Warmer weather ahead

Weather Forecaster Chris Guevara is tracking warmer weather ahead along with more rain chances.



Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle present their proposed college loyalty campaign at the SGA Zoom meeting on Oct. 21, 2020. The campaign passed 42-0, with four abstentions, and will allow students to give feedback on their respective colleges. Maya Wilkins, Screenshot Capture
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Ball State SGA votes on loyalty campaign, vote center

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.



Crystal Williams-Coleman, President the Guardian Civic League, right, talks to reporters during a press conference, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Philadelphia. Public servants, firefighters, paramedics, emergency responders and a diverse group of law enforcement professionals denounced the Fraternal Order of Police and Local 22 for not listening to the concerns of the dues paying union members when endorsing President Donald J. Trump for re-election. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
NEWS

Five national stories of the week

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.


WEATHER

Rainy week ahead

Weather forecaster Chris Guevara has the latest on a rainy week ahead plus warmer temperatures.


People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus shop at a market in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
NEWS

Five international stories of the week

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.








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