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Concert to highlight King's life

Ball State University and the Muncie community will be able to hear first hand accounts of the civil rights movement from Muncie natives along with musical performances in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. at 8 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.The Office of Institutional Diversity and the School of Music are sponsoring the Martin Luther King Memorial Concert to honor the many achievements made throughout his life.


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SGA prepares for election season

The Student Government Association election season is approaching which means potential slates are forming as well as a new elections board.President Beth Cahill said Cory Schneider, senior advertising major, has been appointed as this year's elections board chair. Schneider will announce the other six members of the elections board at the senate meeting Jan. 27.


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Concert to highlight King's life

Ball State University and the Muncie community will be able to hear first hand accounts of the civil rights movement from Muncie natives along with musical performances in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. at 8 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.The Office of Institutional Diversity and the School of Music are sponsoring the Martin Luther King Memorial Concert to honor the many achievements made throughout his life.


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Delaware County receives tax revenue benefit

Delaware County is generating positive tax revenue per capita, defying the deficit trends for urban Indiana communities.The Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute and the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research issued a study of tax revenues generated by counties in Indiana. The study found that most urban counties across the state are receiving less money from the state than they are paying in taxes, while rural communities are receiving more than they pay.



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Architecture students help revitalize Muncie homes

In a community with 259 houses tagged for demolition, one organization is determined to rehabilitate homes in Muncie and make them environmentally friendly at the same time.Associate architecture professor Jonathan Spodek and Muncie historical preservation officer Bill Morgan cofounded the group ecoREHAB in Summer 2008, and started rehabbing their first home in Fall 2009.


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'Princess Fiona' actress to speak at Ball State

A Tony Award-winning actress will visit Ball State University Jan. 26 through Jan. 30 and will give a free, public lecture in Sursa Performance Hall, according to a press release.Sutton Foster, who plays Princess Fiona in "Shrek: The Musical," will teach master classes to students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.


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Free legal consultations Monday

Students who are in legal trouble or are engaged in legal battles have an opportunity to get advice from a lawyer.On top of Student Legal Services on campus, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana Pro Bono Commission will sponsor Talk to a Lawyer Today on Monday, according to a press release.


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BMH receives $2 million gift from estate

During his life time John Fisher was a 55-year member of the Ball Memorial Hospital board and local industrialists, but his contributions to the community did not stop there.Officals annouced Tuesday that Fisher left $2 million to the BMH Foundation in his estate. Even months after his death Fisher is still making large contributions to the community.



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CAP recognized for practicing social justice

In its December issue, Architect Magazine recognized Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning among six universities across the country for promoting social justice through its architecture program.



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Blue Loop returns for cold months

Students who live in the neighborhoods east of campus can once again enjoy the warmth of one of Ball State University's shuttle buses while coming to and from campus.


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Ball State approves new bachelor degree

Ball State University's Board of Trustees agreed to create a bachelor of arts and science program for construction management. It also will revise the doctor of education in science degree, making it a Ph.D. in environmental science.


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Construction on University Avenue to begin Tuesday

The Indiana American Water Company will begin construction on a new water line along University Avenue on Tuesday, Ball State University announced. The new line will extend from the intersection of Tillotson Avenue east to the dock at Ball Memorial Hospital. Most of the work will be on or under the north sidewalk. University Avenue won't be closed and the work should have little effect on traffic.


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University Police looking into armed robbery near Noyer Complex

Director of Public Safety Gene Burton said Ball State University Police are still searching for a suspect in a robbery that took place near the intersection of McKinley and Neely avenues.No injuries were reported, but a purse was stolen in the incident, which occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Monday just north of the Architecture Building.


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Hypnotist to entertain, help students destress

Hypnotist Frederick Winters will be performing tonight at Ball State University.Winters was named Entertainer of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine in 2006, the same year he last visited Ball State.







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