Luke Hinesley, Sam Schlatter, Andrew Haines and Amelia Brewers, members of the Ball State Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA), talk after the organization's town hall meeting Oct. 28. YDSA is calling for the university to raise the minimum wage for on-campus undergraduate student employees to at least $9 an hour. Eli Houser, DN
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Ball State students call for an on-campus minimum wage raise

Jake Seymore, junior telecommunications major, is one of many Ball State students who has an on-campus job. Working for University Media Services (UMS) as an equipment check-out assistant, Seymore makes $7.25 an hour — the current federal minimum wage. Living in off-campus housing, affording rent, tuition and other bills have turned into daily worries for him.



What Are The Finer Things in Life?

A century ago, if you asked someone the definition of the term finer things in life, you might have heard responses like, a good cigar, or tailor-made clothing. Those two still fit the definition, but the 2020s generation of working people are more likely to include products like high-tech mattresses, vaporizers, and quiet rooms in their homes. 


WEATHER

Cold air on the way

Weather Forecaster Hope Kleitsch times out when the much colder air will move into the area and when we have the chance of seeing our first snow flurries of the season. 



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WEATHER

Cooler temperatures and possible snow flurries

 Snow flurries? Snow way! Weather Forecaster Vanessa Hintz is excitedly tracking big changes to the forecast by the time we get to the end of the week, including the possibility of seeing our first snowflakes of the season! 



What You Need to Know Before Buying Biomedical Gloves

The right glove can protect your hands from dangerous substances and keep you safe. The wrong glove will make things worse. You need to know which ones are right for the job before you buy them!


Business and finance. On a white background, there is a calculator, a pen and a black notebook with the inscription - INVESTING FOR BEGINNERS

Tips for Getting Started in Investing

Many people have misconceptions about what it takes to get started in investing. First, you don't need to be either rich or an expert. You can teach yourself as you go, but you need to learn a few things before jumping in with your cash.


Lesia Meer speaks at a public forum about vote centers in Delaware County on Nov. 4, 2021, at Southside Middle School.
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Community leaders hold public forum on vote centers

Currently, Delaware County elections are held based on electoral precincts, where voters can only vote in one place based on their address. If Delaware County switched to vote centers, there would be fewer places to vote in the county, but voters would be able to cast their ballot at any of the polling locations across the county. 







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