Russian President Vladimir Putin pictured at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 4, 2021. (Alexey Druzhinin/SPUTNIK/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Putin orders forces to Ukraine

According to an Associated Press article, Russian President Vladimir Putin "ordered forces Monday to 'maintain peace' in separatist regions of eastern Ukraine in a further escalation of tensions that followed the Kremlin's recognition of the areas' independence despite warnings of sanctions and international condemnation."

Cardinals junior Faith Hensley gets ready for a pitch during their game against Kent State April 9, 2021, at First Merchants Ballpark. The Cardinals won both games of their double header against the Kent State Golden Flashes. Grace Walton, DN

3 takeaways from Ball State Softball's road trip

In the bottom of the eighth inning, senior left fielder Faith Hensley stepped up to bat with the bases loaded. Towson senior pitcher Julia Jackson walked Hensley, advancing all baserunners, and sophomore right fielder Kaitlyn Mathews walked to home base to claim the 3-2 victory

Abstract Jazz Art, Music instruments, trumpet, contrabass, saxophone and piano.

10 Jazz songs to add to your playlist for Black History Month

Music is a universal language. Of its many genres, one sticks out among the rest: jazz. The sound is crisp, coolness personified. Jazz was created by Black Americans in New Orleans, Louisiana’s red-light district in the 1920s. It quickly became the ambient art form of its time. In honor of Black History Month, I have compiled a selection of 10 jazz songs to add to your musical palate. 

Kamryn Tomlinson DN Design; Grace Duerksen and Amber Pietz, DN Photo

Emotion loading …

I learned from the character Lloyd Braun in season 9, episode 3 of “Seinfeld,” dismissing your emotions leads to bottling up anger or resentment, and “eventually you blow … serenity now, insanity later.”

Get better access to healthcare in 2022 with these tips

Imagine a future where you have better access to healthcare. You don't have to worry about whether or not you can afford to see a doctor because your insurance covers most of the cost. The healthcare industry is starting to see more and more direct-to-consumer businesses dedicated to bringing greater access to the individual when it comes to options for testing and home health care. Keep reading for tips on how to get better access to healthcare in 2022.


Cardinal Closet hosts free professional styling appointments, distributes workplace attire.

Fashion forward Ball State students added some new threads to their closets. Thanks to the volunteer efforts of Cardinal Closet, an on-campus clothing donation organization created by Ball State Housing and Residence Life’s (HRL) Student Action Team, and a team of fashion students, attendees were able to create professional outfits from donated clothing at no cost to the students. Attendees made appointments ahead of time and were given one-on-one style consultations from student stylists at the Cardinal Closet styling event, which ran for four hours Feb. 8.

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