Redshirt freshman quarterback Drew Plitt hands the ball off to freshman running back Caleb Huntley the Cardinals’ game against Miami Ohio on Nov. 21 at Scheumann Stadium. Ball State lost 7 to 28 on senior night. Paige Grider, DN
FOOTBALL

Optimism remains for Ball State Football despite loss to RedHawks

 The Cardinals were tied up with the RedHawks at 31 points. Ball State had the ball on its 27-yard line with 42 seconds left in the game, and they were sniffing victory. Redshirt freshman kicker Jack Knight had just hit a 47-yard field goal to tie the game, and head coach Mike Neu said he was oozing with confidence. All they had to do was get into field goal range. 



WEATHER

Time to head outside

Stressed from election week? Take a break outside! Weather Forecaster Natasha Leland has details on warm temperatures and how much sunshine we'll be seeing.



NEWS

Professors and students discuss vote counting procedures

In previous presidential elections, Brandon Waite, associate professor of political science, could ask his classes five days after an election how many students voted, and about half would raise their hands, he said. On Oct. 29, 2020, five days before Election Day, all but one raised their hand.


BYTE

Disney+: One Year Later

Once Disney+ finally launched in November 2019, things started off great in terms of content. They launched with The Mandalorian, one of the most exciting shows in recent years, as well as a large library of content, unlike other streaming services like Apple+ and CBS All Access that launched with smaller amounts. However, once The Mandalorian‘s first season came to an end, the streaming service quickly began losing steam and soon became one of the more disappointing services out there.


BYTE

Coven S7E3: Notorious RBG vs. Anonymous ACB

Welcome back, witches, for another episode of the Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Recently, the senate nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ginsburg's seat. What will this mean for women's rights in America? What will happen to LGBTQ+ rights? Tune in as we answer these questions, talk about RBG's legacy, and more! Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Kellyn Harrison For more entertainment related content, visit www.bytebsu.com Hosts: Shwetha Sundarrajan & Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Edited by: Lia Weisbecker-Lotz Graphic by: Kellyn Harrison For more entertainment related content, visit www.bytebsu.com



BYTE

Remixed S5E6: Hate to Love vs. Love to Hate

Welcome back to another episode of Remixed! Tune in as we discuss Bieber's latest song, "Holy", with Chance the Rapper, Bieber's new project with Benny Blanco, and how to cope when an artist you idolize does something controversial. Hosts: Sam Shipe & Bethanie Ackerman Edited by: Sam Shipe Graphic: Kellyn Harrison For more entertainment related content, visit bytebsu.com


Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb addresses supporters after winning his second term as governor in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
NEWS

Indiana Republicans sweep by Democrats in statewide races

Gov. Eric Holcomb and President Donald Trump both won victories in the state for Republicans, along with the state attorney general’s race where Democrats had made a major push. A central Indiana congressional seat that Democrats hoped to win after decades as a GOP bastion was undecided Tuesday night.


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WEATHER

Warm and dry football weather

Chief Weather Forecaster Nathan Gidley has an evening update on warm temperatures continuing over the next several days, as well as the Ball State Football opening game forecast.  


BYTE

Challenge Accepted: Uncovering the Youth’s Political Voice

I am a 19-year-old political science minor, and I voted for the first time last week. As a junkie for political science research, I have always been aware of my place in the election process. However, this year was different. It felt like I was standing in a room surrounded by people screaming at me; those people being older politicians, celebrities, advertisers, etc. Everyone demanding me to vote, but never looking at who I am. Politicians seeing me as a percentage, just a mindless number in their popular vote. 


BYTE

Top Underrated Indie Switch Games

Three years ago, the Nintendo Switch was released, and it quickly became one of the company’s most popular home consoles. However, one aspect of the Switch that was less marketed was the company’s decision to let indie game developers publish and port their games to the console. This has given a variety of indie games a chance at a wider audience and greater acknowledgment for their work. Here is a list of the top underrated indie games.  







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