While Indiana debates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Ball State has been dealing with its own issues of diversity and tolerance. After a student who formerly owned a Confederate flag won the John R. Emens Outstanding Senior Award, some students felt they were not being fairly represented on campus. They called for a university-wide diversity workshop; this alone demonstrates the depth of the concern about diversity on campus.
Now in its 10th year, Sunshine Week continues to promote freedom of information and open government.
The Village, located just off campus, is an ideal spot for students to relax and find some of the best restaurants and shops in Muncie.
At 2 p.m. Friday, two BSU students began a 30 hour embrace at the Scramble Light in an attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for the longest hug.