A quarter of the fall 2021 semester has already passed, and many students, especially freshmen, could be feeling homesick. With a little more than two weeks to go until fall break, Ball State is giving families an opportunity to reconnect at its annual Family Weekend Sept. 24-26, complete with a home football game, Emens Auditorium show, children’s events and other activities.
When she first stepped foot on Ball State’s campus during her recruiting visit, Wielonski said she didn’t feel like an outsider. She immediately felt like she belonged as a Cardinal.
Tiara Thomas started teaching herself how to play guitar at the age of 12. She took her guitar with her to school, telling her classmates she would win a Grammy one day before she knew how to play the instrument. At the 63rd annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, Thomas proved her 12-year-old self and her classmates right.
For Toni Werner, teaching was what she was meant to do with her life. After getting her degree in elementary education from Ball State in 1999, Werner spent 23 years teaching in an elementary school for DeKalb Central Schools.
Ball State Football has a losing record for the first time since 2019, as they fell to Wyoming 45-12. The Cardinals could never find a rhythm, as they fell into a 31-0 halftime deficit. The second half was closer, but Wyoming still had the edge and ultimately won the game.
The Cardinals are on their first losing streak since Nov. 2019. Ball State lost 45-12 against Wyoming Saturday afternoon. The Cowboys defense held Ball State to 142 passing yards, and got off to a 31-0 start by halftime.
Ball State Women’s Volleyball took on Northern Kentucky Friday evening, the second of two matches played this weekend. The match also marked the Cardinal’s last non-conference game before the Mid-American Conference schedule begins.
TikTok star and viral sensation “Sister Cindy” Smock visited Ball State Friday afternoon to spread her message to the student body. With a Bible in one hand, a sign reading “Slut Shaming Time” in the other and wearing a shirt emblazoned with the message “Be a ho no mo,” Smock spent almost four hours on campus preaching her signature brand of evangelical Christianity.
Ball State Women’s Volleyball swept Northern Kentucky by scores of 25-19, 25-21 and 27-25 Friday evening. The match served as the Cardinals home opener, as well as the first time fans were allowed inside Worthen Arena at full capacity since since Nov. 16, 2019.