Ball State students performing at Air Jam pose at the end of their routine on Oct. 21, 2021, at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, IN. Amber Pietz, DN

A Tradition of Performance

Air Jam is one of the most popular events occurring throughout Ball State’s Homecoming week, but there’s a lot of historical depth behind past and current competitors, along with numerous opportunities for Ball State students to get involved with Homecoming week through Air Jam.


Drainage construction underway in Muncie

While the detour markings are set to direct drivers towards the designated detour route, some drivers cut through the nearby neighborhood, which while shorter, created backups and upset neighbors. 


Yorktown football preparing for sectionals

“We all put in a lot of work to improve athletically,” Moulton said. “So, we felt really confident going into this year and then I felt like we did a great job translating that onto the football field.”


Non-profit helps feed the hungry

“By giving meat to these hunger relief agencies, we are also providing a nutritional option that can help not just feed people but also make sure they have proper nutrition so our children can have full bellies and focus better,” DeForest said. 

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Wild ride from wind and snow to groovy 70s

A couple more nights of unseasonable cold, but NewsLink Indiana Weather Forecaster Ryan Hill is tracking a substantial warm-up ahead, along with a breakdown of some precipitation chances along the way.


Food truck festival

“I'm looking forward, obviously, to eat good food. I haven't had anything yet but I've had Farm Stand over there before and it's really good and I think I'm gonna get their bacon grilled cheese,” Leffler said.


Dogs and Donuts

On Thursday, Oct. 13, on the back patio of Botsford-Swinford Hall, the Housing and Residence Life and the CCIM Living-Learning Community (LLC) worked together to put on an event called “Dogs and Donuts”. 

Davonte Longmire poses for a photo in Livwezi, Malawi. Davonte Longmire, Photo Provided

buildOn for the next generation

Ball State Alumnus Davonte Longmire is a digital marketing manager for buildOn, where some of his additional duties are to expand their social media presence and support different elections and companies who support buildOn. Currently, he is helping build a school in Africa with buildOn.


Architecture program supports local communities

“I wanted to be able to walk into a room of men and say with confidence that I knew what went into those beams and the rafters and the electrical,” Suding said. “It was really important for me to take advantage of everything Ball State has to offer in their architecture program.”

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