Classes that are an hour and 15 minutes long and meters that only last for an hour? Parking Services does what it can to make money — but don’t worry. There are a variety of ways to avoid parking tickets. Below is a list of parking colors, what they mean and enforcement hours, according to the Ball State website.
Soon you’ll be packing your bags for your first year of college. Many freshmen arrive with massive boxes and suitcases only to discover they brought too much or forgot something important. Don’t be that person. It can be a little scary at first, but here’s a guide on the do’s and don’ts of what to pack.
If you have family visitors come to Muncie, they will undoubtedly want to see your dorm room and have you show them some campus landmarks, but there are plenty of activities in and around Muncie to do with family beyond what campus has to offer.
Though Ball State’s campus is returning to mostly in-person learning, activity fairs, sporting events and club activities, the COVID-19 pandemic is still taking its toll on the usual operations of the university. While fully vaccinated students and staff will be free to socialize without keeping their distance from each other, face masks will be required for everyone indoors.
In a campus-wide email sent Aug. 17, Vice President for Student Affairs Ro-Anne Royer Engle confirmed COVID-19 surveillance testing will be mandatory for unvaccinated students. This also applies to students who have yet to confirm their vaccination status on the COVID-19 vaccine completion form.
California drought takes a toll on the world's top almond producer, the U.S. is shipping 488,000 vaccine doses to Rwanda, Wall Street lower as retail sales post steep drop in July, Fred drenches the U.S. Southeast and Americans spent less in July as COVID-19 cases surged makes up this week's five national stories.
Ball State Vice President for Marketing and Communications Kathy Wolf shared her plans for resignation Aug. 16.
Muncie Animal Care and Services (MACS) is facing complications, as the number of pets under the care of the shelter has been increasing. It is holding an adoption even this week to help as many pets find a home as possible.
The Taliban sweep into the Afghan capital after the government collapses, the death toll of power earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297, an ex-Khmer Rouge official appeals a genocide verdict in Cambodia, Trudeau triggers Canadian election and lava streams from Indonesia's Mount Merapi in new eruption makes up this week's five international stories.
More than 100 businesses gathered to support Grateful Rescue and Sanctuary’s first annual Grateful Fest at the Delaware County Fairgrounds Aug. 14. The event included live music performances, a pet parade, food trucks, business vendors and a variety of events.
The City of Muncie will hold an opening ceremony for the splash pad at Cooley Park on Aug. 13 at 4 p.m. Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour will give remarks along with other administration officials and then, they will turn on the park’s splash pad.
With six home football games scheduled at Scheumann Stadium this fall, Ball State Football will be ready to welcome fans back to the stands and students will have multiple opportunities to enjoy food and games before kickoff. Here’s some tips to enjoy tailgating.
Prosecutors object a conviction change for a former Ball State professor who plead guilty to the possession of child pornography.
The pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained, ex-Cuomo aide details groping as lawmakers meet in private, Epstein accuser sues Prince Andrew, Texas governor seeks out-of-state help against COVID-19 and hot weather could spur a California weather makes up this week's five national stories.
The Taliban take another Afghan provincial capital, UN says global warming nears limits, massive forest fire in Greece still burning for the seventh day, Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing and France's new virus pass is required in restaurants and on trains makes up this week's five international stories.
Muncie Central High School won the Indiana State Fair band competition Aug. 6 for the first time since 2014.
Dagney Faulk, Ball State director of research in the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), and Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball distinguished professor of economics and CBER director, recently published a study about school choice leading to $88 million in savings for the State of Indiana in the 2019-20 school year — about 1 percent of the state’s annual general fund spending on education.