Ball State University outside linebacker, Brandon Martin, tackles Western Illinois wide receiver, Dallas Daniels, in the third quarter in a game on September 2nd, 2021 at Scheumann Stadium. Kyle Atkisson, DN
FOOTBALL

3 takeaways from Ball State's loss to Northern Illinois

 Ball State Football fell short to Northern Illinois in a battle for the Bronze Stalk Trophy. The Huskies 30-29 win eliminated the Cardinals from contention in the Mid-American Conference Championship game. With two games remaining for Ball State, there is still a bowl game to play for. 



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
NEWS

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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