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headlines When writing headlines, well-known abbreviations are acceptable. Do not use articles. Use names only if they are familiar to the campus community (Ex: Obama, Ferguson). Headlines should be active and concise. Avoid vague, generic headlines. Be wary of nouns, verbs, and possessives that have been split from their modifiers.

Homecoming Capitalize on first reference when referring to Ball State’s. Lowercase on subsequent references.

Honors College Academic program at Ball State that requires its students to substitute core courses with honors courses emphasizing class discussion and essay writing instead of objective testing. Students must complete honors curriculum and a senior thesis project while maintaining a 3.33 grade point average or higher. Honors courses and honors education are lowercase.

hospital See Ball Memorial Hospital.

Housing and Residence Life, Office of Oversees all residence halls and aspects of on-campus student living.

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University Marketing and Communications
West Quad, Room 304
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST Monday - Friday. For after-hours calls, dial the number below and you will be directed to an on-call staff person.
Phone: 765-285-1560
Fax: 765-285-5442
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