Playing Through the Pandemic

Wizards of the Coast cited 2020 as the best year for Dungeons & Dragons after seeing an increase of sales during the pandemic. This has been attributed to an influx of online players, but even local game stores have been seeing changes. 



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OPINION

Cruelty is the Point

What is the “Don’t Say Gay” bill supposed to show kids in America? That the things we don’t want to talk about will go away if we shove our heads in the sand?  



Bracken Library hosted the "Human Library" event Feb. 27, 2019. Fifteen students volunteered to be books readers could check out for 20 minutes. Unsplash, photo curtesy
OPINION

Unbound

To the administrators, parents and government officials in charge of making these decisions: banning books does more harm than good.  



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WEATHER

Severe weather possible late Wednesday evening

 Chief Weather Forecaster Maddi Johnson is tracking severe weather chances late in the evening on Wednesday, with the primary threats being damaging wind gusts of 60+ MPH and an isolated tornado or two. Stay weather aware in the coming days! 


SOFTBALL

Softball closes Ohio Series with a walk-off win

After their doubleheader was pushed back from Saturday to Sunday due to weather concerns, Ball State Softball (13-21, 6-5 MAC) wrapped up a three-game series against Mid-American Conference (MAC) rival Ohio (15-18, 9-5 MAC) April 11 with a walk-off home run from sophomore infielder Kayla Lissy in the bottom of the seventh inning.



VOLLEYBALL

Cardinals crowned MIVA regular season champions

It has been an eventful 10 months for Ball State Men’s Volleyball (20-3, 12-2 MIVA) and head coach Donan Cruz, but Cruz can’t help but focus on one thing: enjoying the moment with the program.  From Cruz being named head coach of the Cardinals June 16 to the Cardinals defeating then No. 1 Hawaii (19-5, 4-3 BWC) twice in three days to, most recently, winning the Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association regular season championship after defeating Purdue Fort Wayne (15-12, 6-8 MIVA) April 9, it's all happened in less than a year.






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