5th year outside hitter Jaclyn Bulmahn digs the ball to get the play going against Northern Kentucky in Worthen Arena Sept. 17. The Cardinals are 9-2 for the season after beating Northern Kentucky in three sets. Jacy Bradley, DN

Ball State sweeps Kent State to split weekend series

After a 3-2 loss Friday evening, Ball State returned Saturday with a 3-0 sweep of Kent State. The Cardinals win earned them a split of the two-day series. Head Coach Kelli Miller Phillips felt the Cardinals were motivated from the first set. 




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Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie present Just Desserts fundraiser for 2021

People in tables of four will gather in one room Sept. 25 after paying $200 for their table at the annual Just Desserts fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie. Each table will discuss how much money they will collectively put on the line to beat out other tables to win the prize — their top choice of treats available. The reward will be sweets because, as Amy Gibson, director of resource development at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie, said, “It’s all about the desserts, and who doesn’t love desserts?”




Lourenzo Giple, Indianapolis deputy director of planning, preservation and design walks around a sculpture in Lugar Plaza Sept. 21, in Indianapolis. Giple is also an adjunct professor of urban design at Ball State. Jacob Musselman, DN
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Ball State alumnus Lourenzo Giple shares his goals as Indianapolis’ first Black deputy director in Department of Metropolitan Development

As a child, Lourenzo Giple saw a civil war affect every aspect of his life and community. Giple spent the first nine years of his life in Liberia and fled the country at 11 years old with his younger siblings —  joining his father in Indianapolis while his mother stayed in Liberia for an additional seven years.


A Ball State mom plays cornhole at the tailgate on Sept. 14, 2019, outside Scheumann Stadium. Charlie Town, located near the Alumni Center, is one tailgating opportunity for families and visitors. Jacob Musselman, DN File
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Students and organizers share hopes for Family Weekend 2021

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. 






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