Welcome Back Jack's

Ice cream, donuts, boba oh my! Jack’s Donuts is back in Muncie after a while. The donut shop from New Castle, Ind made its way to Muncie years ago. However, the shop closed around three years ago. Now, the franchise has a new owner in Muncie and opened its doors to the Ball State University community on Oct. 5. 



Former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden leads a practice August 7, 2018. Gruden resigned Oct. 11 after the National Football League (NFL) investigation into the Washington Football Team for workplace misconduct found Gruden used homophobic, racist and misogynistic slurs in emails as recently as 2018. Gruden was in his fourth year with the Raiders. Louis Briscese/ US Air Force
FOOTBALL

Kehn: The NFL has answers, they need to step up

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigned Oct. 11 after he was discovered to be using homophobic, racist and misogynistic slurs casually as recently as 2018. Gruden is a symptom of a larger illness — one that has plagued the NFL for decades.


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BALL BEARINGS MAGAZINE

From The Ground Up

Kathy and Jeff Clary were married for several years before they began one of the largest projects a couple can take on: building a house. After planning a small and intimate wedding, it was time for their first major project together.



BALL BEARINGS MAGAZINE

Living a Legacy

Students who have followed in their family’s footsteps by attending the same college or university that they have graduated from are known as legacy students. Kate and Sarah Mahnensmith along with their mom, Holly, are examples of legacy students who have a long-standing relationship with Ball State.




Ball State students Jordyn Gasser, Brenna Callahan, Sophia Chaillé and Kevin Zabala work on their startup business at Startup Weekend Oct. 8, 2021. Groups were typically four to six people. Richard Kann, DN
NEWS

Tech Startup Weekend comes to Muncie

Tech Startup Weekend was hosted this weekend at 115 S. Walnut St. Oct. 8 - 10. Dozens of participants, majorly Ball State students, participated in the events to learn about entrepreneurship and creating a startup company.


Senior Tatiana Mason goes for the ball agaisnt Bowling Green on Oct. 7, 2021, at Briner Sports Complex in Muncie, IN. Amber Pietz, DN
SOCCER

2 goals in 4 minutes help lift Toledo over Ball State

After nearly 83 scoreless minutes, the final seven minutes helped give Toledo a 2-1 win over Ball State Sunday afternoon.  In the 87th minute, Toledo freshman midfielder Olivia Dault hit junior forward Stephanie Currie in stride to send the ball past senior goalkeeper Alex DeRuvo, to give the Rockets the victory.


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OPINION

Rise of the Billionaire Astronaut

Billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, who have all invested heavily in space exploration and transportation, aren’t in it for the final frontier — they’re in it for more money. 






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