Democratic presidential hopefuls (L-R) Senator of Minnesota Amy Klobuchar, Senator of New Jersey Cory Booker, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren, Senator of California Kamala Harris, Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Former Representative of Texas Beto O'Rourke and Former housing secretary Julian Castro speak during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by ABC News in partnership with Univision at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas on September 12, 2019. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Opinion

Brutally Honest: Petty energy

The 2020 presidential race is already underway, with the third Democrat debate Thursday night. This was the first time all 10 candidates were on the same stage, and this was something many people, including ...


Students guide a trolley to the entrance of Brayton/Clevenger hall August 14, 2019, outside LaFollette Complex. Students under the premium plan were the first to move in to their residence halls. Rohith Rao, DN

Opinion

Odds and Ends: A freshman year fable

As I begin my second year at Ball State it is clear to me now that these stressors never truly evaporate, but that does not mean tactics to repress them are nonexistent. So for any freshman out there ...


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Opinion

Unspoken: The other white meat

Getting your protein from animals is just so 2000s nowadays, and Burger King is keeping up with this trend. On August 8, the fast food chain announced it would start serving a meatless, plant-based patty ...


Sophie Nulph worked as an intern for Current Publishing in Hamilton County, Indiana during the summer of 2019. She wrote news and features about various cities around the county, such as Westfield, Carmel and Fishers. Sophie Nulph, photo provided.

Open-Minded: Critical currents

Growing up in Westfield, Indiana, I knew we had a newspaper but I never read it. I usually just watched the local news in Indianapolis – which I don’t really constitute as “local” – and read ...


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