Twitter hack opens pop-ups, causes havoc

A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter on Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious tweets of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused pop-up windows to open.


Tancock wins Rawlings education award

Susan Tancock, Ball State professor of elementary education, won the Rawlings Outstanding Distance Education Teaching Award in the School of Extended Education for her work with online courses for the master's degree in education.


Students react to Letterman and Stone duo

The fingers were flying during the Emens event as those in attendance tweeted and submitted questions. Look for more coverage from our media partner Ball Bearings at:


UPD officer teaches students defense

Huddled around in a circle, students in Schmidt and Wilson halls were the ones questioning the cop. It's just part of Cpl. Matt Gaither's job.


Dems to voters: You may hate us, but GOP is worse

With just six weeks to avoid a possible election catastrophe, Democrats are trying to limit the damage with a closing argument that's more plea than platform: We know you voters are furious with us, but just let us explain why the Republicans would be worse.


Letterman talks Twitter at Ball State

David Letterman returned to Ball State on Friday night for the first time since dedicating the telecommunications building named in his honor three years ago. For once, students were encouraged to use their phones during a public speech.


Census: 1 in 7 Americans lives in poverty

The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty.


Indiana University student remembered

The Indiana University student who died in a Ball State dorm early Saturday after a night of partying had been a high school football star who liked to joke around, a friend said this week.

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