Raegan Gorden plays the drum set March 19 during a rehearsal. Gorden plays in the bands "Whydah" and "Leisure Hour." Rylan Capper, DN

Back in the Groove: Almost two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, Ball State’s music scene is slowly rebuilding

Guitars strumming. Music blaring. Voices raised. People dancing.  Before March 2020, the music scene on Ball State’s campus was as lively as ever. Then, everything changed. Once the pandemic hit, shows were immediately canceled, and the noise that once filled Ball State’s campus became a nearly silent hum. Now, slowly but surely, the scene is rebuilding, the sound is returning and music is back once again.


‘Chocobo GP’ offers fantastic fun for a price

Chocobo GP could easily have been a slam dunk love letter to the original that could’ve attracted people tired of Mario Kart 8. Instead, it feels like a soulless cash grab that I cannot recommend until the monetization is reworked or the price is dropped.

Best Benefits of Dog Insurance

If you're like most dog owners, you consider your furry friend to be a part of the family. And just like with any other member of your family, you want to ensure their health and well-being.


Kyle XY: The Secret to Life

Those that grew up in the 90s and early-mid 2000s will remember the dramatic, colorful TV shows that influenced popular culture. From Dawson’s Creek to Gilmore Girls to Zoey 101 and Hannah Montana, every single teen sitcom made its mark. While many may claim that these shows are well known because they were the best, there are some great shows that were forgotten. Kyle XY is just one example of an exceptional show that fell out of the public view. 


Rain to come

Weather Forecaster Adam Feick has the latest on the change from warm and sunny to cool and rainy.

Since the 21st Century Scholars program was introduced in 1990, it has helped more than 45,000 Hoosier students earn a degree. Less than half of eligible high school graduates are enrolled in the program. Unsplash, Photo Courtesy

Succeeding as Scholars: Behind the scenes of 21st Century Scholars’ progress in Indiana

Though college-going rates in Indiana have been decreasing over the past five years, according to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE), 21st Century Scholars are on track to close that gap by 2025. The scholarship, which covers up to four years of tuition for eligible students at participating state universities, has helped more than 45,000 students earn a degree since it was introduced in 1990, said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers in a Dec. 15, 2021, press release. 

Must Ask Questions About Life Insurance

So, you’ve made the decision to get life insurance and now it’s time to choose the right plan based on your circumstances and budget. There are so many options available and choosing the right type of cover is extremely important. The following are some questions that you must ask when chatting with a broker. Doing so will ensure you get the cover you need to feel safe in the knowledge that you’re fully protected should something happen to you.

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