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OUR VIEW: Left in the dark
by Ball State Daily News
Jan 01, 2010
“Students who are majoring or minoring in women's studies do not know if they will be able to finish their area of study because of a lack of communication from the university. This is the fourth notable time since the beginning of the year the university has failed to communicate, leaving people in the dark.”
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The art of scheduling
by Ball State Daily News
Jan 01, 2010
“The offseason for many teams is a time to focus on strength and conditioning, but it is also the time to prepare for next season's schedule. For the women's basketball team, the job of creating the schedule falls under the duties of the director of basketball operations for the team, Kelsey Corbin.”
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Geothermal project has yet to begin construction phase
by Ball State Daily News
Jan 01, 2010
“Despite the groundbreaking ceremony on May 9, Ball State University's geothermal project hasn't begun its construction phase.
The construction happening outside of Noyer Complex is unrelated, according to a campus representative. The weeks following the groundbreaking ceremony were spent receiving bids from contractors for the project.”

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THOUGHTS FROM THE JOHN: Court saves gays from damnation
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“California's Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, barring any new gay marriages from happening, but deemed legally binding the 18,000 or so that have already occurred. It makes perfect sense. Only in California could something be socially recognized as the basic right of a private citizen, but only for the first 18,000 lucky contestants.”
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MESSAGES FROM MIA: Greenhouse nears 1,500 orchid species
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“Tucked away behind thick "woods" and at the end of a curvy lane, the Wheeler Orchid Greenhouse doesn't get the publicity it deserves. It's located in Christy Woods and serves as Ball State University's own little "Garden of Eden." And as if the flowers weren't beautiful enough, curator Cheryl LeBlanc adds to the experience.”
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Vinyl holds special meaning
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“Browsing through Von's Records rack of vinyl records in Lafayette, Kokomo resident Mae Kingery looks for a good deal. Beside her, two other college students wander and browse through the section, eagerly hoping to find something new. "I like to sit and read the lyrics while listening to the album," she said, flipping past Magnolia Electric Co.”
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BASEBALL: Nielsen named Freshman All-American team
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“Ian Nielsen started his college career with a blast and his freshman year ended with more fanfare. The Ball State University first baseman was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team Wednesday. Nielsen is the 11th Cardinal to be honored by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, who chooses the team.”
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Campus funding drops
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“Gov. Mitch Daniels presented his budget proposal for the next two years to the State Budget Committee on Tuesday, including a 3 percent decrease in operating funds to Ball State. Daniels also told the committee he will convene a special session of the legislature on June 11.”
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BSU student wins national contest
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“A Ball State University telecommunications student won a trip to the finale of American Idol in Los Angeles and a $5,000 cash prize after showcasing his singing skills in the shower. Brendan Nusbaum, along with thousands of other online applicants, entered Garnier Fructis' Sing in the Shower contest earlier in the spring with a pop-inspired rendition of The Romantics hit "What I Like About You.”
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Women's studies program undergoes changes
by Ball State Daily News
Jun 03, 2009
“One Ball State program is already feeling the effect of expected state budget cuts. Since the departure of Women's Studies Program director Kim Jones Owen nearly three years ago, students and faculty in this academic area have wondered what their fate would be within the university.”
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