(From left to right) Tina Nguyen, Chiara Biddle, Jacob Bartolotta and Nita Burton of the student government association Strive slate stand together Feb. 10, 2021. Strive is campaigning on four focuses that it hopes to address if elected. Jacob Musselman, DN
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Ball State SGA Strive slate participates in second debate

Strive presidential candidate Tina Nguyen and vice presidential candidate Chiara Biddle participated in the second student government association (SGA) debate for the 2021-22 school year Feb. 17, 2021. Nguyen and Biddle further discussed their campaign focuses of engage, educate, encourage and strive.



SGA senators look at the amendment proposing to remove the executive slate at the Feb. 17 hybrid meeting. The senate voted to table the amendment by a vote of 29-1, with one abstention. Maya Wilkins, Screenshot Capture
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Ball State SGA approves budget for COVID bags

Ball State’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting Feb. 17 as a hybrid meeting with the option of in-person or Zoom. At the meeting, senators voted on a budget request and introduced two amendments. 



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MITS opens up a new route

With Delaware County’s new Justice and Rehabilitation center slated to open to the public Wednesday, some Muncie residents are wondering how exactly they’ll commute to this facility. In partnership with Muncie Indiana Transit System, the city created route 17.



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The Coven S7E7: Female Tropes in TV

  Welcome back to another episode of the Coven! In this episode, join in as we dive into female tropes in TV and movies! Tune in as we discuss why tropes are harmful, how it limits women's opportunities in film, and cover a couple of prominent examples of female tropes in media! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz


Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., with impeachment managers Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., right, speaks to members of the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump, ending the impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Five national stories of the week

Deaths highlight Rockies avalanche danger, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says an independent commission will examine the Capitol riot, COVID-19 shots may change due to virus variants, former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead in his hotel room and authorities found that dozens charged in the U.S. Capitol riots used extremist rhetoric make up this week's five national stories.








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