John Lynch


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OPINION

Rise of the Billionaire Astronaut

Billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, who have all invested heavily in space exploration and transportation, aren’t in it for the final frontier — they’re in it for more money. 


NEWS

Sister Cindy's controversial sermon at Ball State drew hundreds of viewers to the Quad

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. 


NEWS

Multicultural Center launches new book club

Ball State has a new club, courtesy of the Multicultural Center. The Multicultural Center Book Club held its first meeting Wednesday, Sept. 8 in the center’s multipurpose room. While attendance was low, attendees and organizers were excited for the group’s potential.


Illustration, Kamryn Tomlinson, DN
OPINION

Fine Print: What was it all for?

Unlike our millennial predecessors, very few people my age can remember what 9/11 was like, much less describe the way it made us feel. We were, however, left to grapple with its effects from the moment we were able to form memories.


Students from the Ball State University Singers organization take off during the 2019 Ball State University Bed Race Oct. 18, on Riverside Ave. Bed races have been a Homecoming Week traditional at BSU since 1980. Kyle Crawford, Byte File
NEWS

Ball State prepares for Homecoming Week in a new format

Nearly 14 months removed from the last Homecoming Week, Ball State is preparing to hold the annual event again April 26-May 1 with some significant changes. Other than the obvious rescheduling of Homecoming from the fall semester to the spring, the 94th annual week-long event will be held in a hybrid virtual and in-person fashion.


The Ball State Young Democratic Socialists of America’s Instagram page is pulled up on a phone March 31, 2021, outside of the Atrium. The new political organization has used social media for outreach early in its development. Jaden Whiteman, DN Illustration
NEWS

Ball State students found Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter

If you were to ask Eddie Osburn what they thought of the Biden administration's first 100 days, they’d probably express some disappointment. Osburn, junior English creative writing major and chair of the newly formed Ball State chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA), founded the chapter with some help from fellow speech team member and sophomore political science and English rhetoric major Parker Abrell.


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