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The Year in Photos: 2019-2020

Put aside the pandemic for a few minutes and take a trip down memory lane. The seemingly distant past captured below represents the many beloved highlights of the academic year—friends embracing amid triumphs, packed football stadiums, and the elation and excitement of starting a new life at college. An empty campus, though, provided a bittersweet […]

Sibling Athletes Share an Uncommon Bond

Family tradition and friendly rivalry spur Drew Plitt (football) and sister Marie Plitt (volleyball) to cheer each other on as they play for the Cardinals.

The Month in Photos: November 2019

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for November. Brrrr-ribbit Frog Baby triumphantly endures the first snowfall of the season on November 12. In 1994, the University moved the statue from the David Owsley Museum of Art to a new fountain north of Bracken Library . (Photo by Samantha […]

The Month in Photos: October 2019

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Below are some of the staff’s favorites. Shafer at Sundown The carillon atop Shafer Tower is cast in the supernatural glow of an autumn dusk. The carillon tower houses 48 custom-made bells covering four octaves. (Photo by Samatha Strahan) Fall Classic One […]

Cardinal Football Prepares for Fall Season With Restored Confidence

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen you get knocked down, what do you do? If you’re Ball State football coach Mike Neu, ’94, and his players, the answer’s easy: you get back up with a vengeance. “There’s not one person associated with our football team that isn’t chomping at the bit to get back on the field,” he said. “We can’t start the […]

Former Ball State Lineman Sheds, Shreds Way to a New Look

Cameron Lowry drops 50 pounds in the five months after his last football game in December 2012, thanks to an aggressive nutrition and exercise regimen.

Ball State vs. IU: A House Divided

Family football loyalties could become strained as the Cardinals and Hoosiers square off Saturday, the first of four meetings during the next five seasons.