Cardinals fifth-year safety Bryce Cosby looks over lineman Oct. 23, 2021, at Scheumann Stadium. The Cardinals lost the Redbird Rivalry 24-17. Jacob Musselman, DN

A Homecoming Welcome

The Cardinals host Eastern Michigan in the 2022 homecoming game with both sides coming into the matchup 4-3 overall. Ball State played a comeback role in the last three games, defeating Northern Illinois in overtime, beating Central Michigan 17-16 after trailing most of the game and most recently knocking off UConn with a shutout in the second half after being behind 21-10 at halftime.


Annual homecoming campus dinner

“I don’t really come out to the dorms to eat a lot just because I have my own house,” McCleskey said. “As a senior, this is my last homecoming and all the events this year have just been really awesome.”


Windy but warm homecoming

Weather Forecaster Jack VanMeter is tracking a warm up for homecoming weekend but with some windy conditions. 


Running on the road

“At first it was hard to hear that we didn’t have a home meet because it is always fun and I had a lot of people tell me they were going to come to the home meet,” Van Eck said. “You know you work with what you got and I’m going to take every race as an opportunity to do my best, work with the team and compete.”


Warm up on the way

Weather Forecaster Hunter Luzadder has the latest on above average temperatures and perfect homecoming weather.

4 Healthy Soda Substitutes

What is high in calories and sugar but low in satisfaction? Soda. It is surprising how soda has remained around for as long as it has. As America, and the rest of the world, dive head first into this fizzy beverage, a seemingly lifelong love affair, it makes us question why.

Ball State students performing at Air Jam pose at the end of their routine on Oct. 21, 2021, at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, IN. Amber Pietz, DN

A Tradition of Performance

Air Jam is one of the most popular events occurring throughout Ball State’s Homecoming week, but there’s a lot of historical depth behind past and current competitors, along with numerous opportunities for Ball State students to get involved with Homecoming week through Air Jam.


Drainage construction underway in Muncie

While the detour markings are set to direct drivers towards the designated detour route, some drivers cut through the nearby neighborhood, which while shorter, created backups and upset neighbors. 


Yorktown football preparing for sectionals

“We all put in a lot of work to improve athletically,” Moulton said. “So, we felt really confident going into this year and then I felt like we did a great job translating that onto the football field.”

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