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Cardinals Soccer

Women's soccer team wins regular MAC season title

For the second time, the Cardinals capture back-to-back season championships, a unique achievement in the conference.

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Supreme Court Bailiff


Students and community members witnessed the legal system as the justices conducted oral arguments for a real case at Emens Auditorium.

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Savannah Lundgren

'It was everything you’d see in 'The Lion King''

Zoology and wildlife biology major Savannah Lundgren conducts research in South Africa, thanks a Ball State field study and Gilman Scholarship.

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