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 ire alarms have caused students to evacuate residence halls 30 times since the beginning of the 201314 academic year. None of them were a result of a fire that needed to be extinguished. In two weeks, Kinghorn Hall had three false ONLINE fire alarms this semester. About 14 of the 30 alarms were fire drills, which assistant director of housing and residence life Jeff Shoup said are required by law. The university holds a drill in each Students talk false alarms residence hall once per semester. bit.ly/1lf6BDO “Most students have grown up having fire drills from the time they were in kindergarten or first grade,” Shoup said. “To do that in a residence hall may not have been a natural kind of thought process, but for me it is a natural progression throughout your life.” Allison Bennett, a freshman exercise science major, said she thinks the drills and false alarms are too numerous. “I think that since they have them in every room, any time someone burns something or leaves on a straightener they go off without them needing to,” Bennett said.

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Students work weekly to stop marriage bill 35 attend last event to offer information for Indiana residents DANIELLE GRADY CHIEF REPORTER | dagrady@bsu.edu Despite jobs, large course loads and making rent, a few Ball State students are devoting as many as 10 hours a week calling strangers to oppose HJR-3. At 5 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday, as well as during several impromptu sessions in the week, Sam Itkin calls Indiana residents. The sophomore creative writing major urges them to contact state representatives in their area to oppose the HJR-3 amendment. Armed with laptops and smart phones Itkin and 34 others prepared for a last ditch effort to make an impact on Indiana legislators, before today’s deciding vote. They hope to stop the amendment, which could strip away benefits for same sex couples, from continuing past Indiana’s House of Representatives and onto a statewide referendum

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AJ Owens, a junior social work major, motions that he is successful in transferring a citizen to leave a voicemail to their district representative about preventing HJR-3 while Sam Itkin, a sophomore creative writing major, calls another citizen. Volunteers called households for over two hours.

this November. So far, the amendment has passed through the Indiana House Elections and Apportionment committee in a 9-to-3 vote Wednesday. Itkin first heard of Freedom Indiana, a statewide organization in opposition of HJR-3, when a CONTACT US

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student approached him with a clipboard, asking if he supported rights for gays and lesbians. “I showed up [to the phone bank] for the first time, loved it and have been coming back ever since,” he said.

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Freshmen get extra sets, capitalize on game time First .600 hitting game excites outside attacker DAVID POLASKI ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR | @DavidPolaski Facing off against McKendree men’s volleyball team, which played its first match Friday, Ball State started clearing its bench in the second set. The men’s volleyball team, used to seeing its veterans get the majority of attacks, may not have been expecting players like Mike Scannell, Alex Pia and Connor Gross to see action. Playing in the third and fourth sets of his career, Scannell stood out from the rest of the freshmen. “It’s the first game I hit over .600, so I’m pretty excited right now,” Scannell said after his team knocked off McKendree. “I think both teams still have a lot of work to do, but I’m happy with how I played.” There’s little reason for him to be unhappy. Scannell finished1. CLOUDY with sev- 2. MOSTLY CLOUDY en kills on nine attempts, good for a .667 hitting percentage. He was tied with Larry Wrather for second most kills, trailing only Marcin Niemczewski who played all three sets. 7. PERIODS OF RAIN 6. RAIN

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University Programs Board will host a Songs and Starbucks night at the L.A. Pittenger Student Center’s Tally Food Court including nationally touring artist Jason Levasseur. Ball State student Josh Kerwin will also play. The first 50 attendees will get free Starbucks coffee. The event is free and open to the public.

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Comic book artist Rachel Marie-Crane Williams will present a lecture as part of the Marilyn K. Cory lecture series. Williams is a professor at the University of Iowa, teaching art history and women’s and sexuality studies. Her presentation will focus on gender in comics at 7:30 p.m. in the Ball Communication Building room 109.

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Ball State is offering two learning and development sessions today, focussing on professional habits and ethics. “Working in a Multigenerational Workforce” begins at 9 a.m. and focusses on what makes workers different. Presenter J. Michelle Sybesma will help attendees work with others with diverse generational backgrounds. The second titled “Be More Productive at Work” begins at 1 p.m. and focusses on showing attendees what separates an effective employee from a frustrated one. Both sessions take place in L.A. Pittinger Student Center room 303. NREM INTERNSHIP AND CAREER FAIR

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management is hosting an internship and career fair aimed at biology, landscape management, geology and many other majors. Several organizations participating include: Bureau of Water Quality, Delaware County Emergency Management, Division of Forestry and Fishers Parks and Recreation. The event is from noon to 4 p.m. in the Ball State Alumni Center. University buses travel to the center.

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Organization uses music to revive lost memories Students collect iPods, donations for nursing home DANIELLE GRADY CHIEF REPORTER | dagrady@bsu.edu

Tyler Sparkman never got the opportunity to get to know his great grandmother. She was always physically present, but Alzheimer’s rendered her unable to recognize the freshman telecommunication major’s face. “I just remember every time I would go to visit her, she wouldn’t know who I was,” he said. “She would call me mean names and stuff, because she thought I was there to hurt her.” Motivated by his experience with his grandmother, Sparkman joined Ball State’s chapter of Music & Memory, a nonprofit organization that delivers musicians to patients in nursing home dealing mental and physical ailments. The organization plans to collect iPods and monetary donations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Atrium this week, working

to spread the word of the cause and rally contributions. The aim of the chapter is to trigger long buried memories and increase the quality of life through the power of music. According to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, music with especially strong ties to a memory can help those suffering from Alzheimer’s remember the past. Music helps because the individuals can experience well rehearsed responses to a musical piece that requires little cognitive processing, according to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The connection can be so strong that hearing a tune long after the occurrence evokes a memory of it, according to the organization. Those with late-stage dementia can lose the ability to share emotions or thoughts, however people often retain the ability to move to the beat of a musical piece. Dancing can lead to hugs or kisses, and singing is often associated with safety and security from earlier in life. Ball State’s chapter aspires to bring the program to the

Woodlands, a nursing home in Muncie. People who donate iPods are immediately entered into a drawing for a desk and chair set from Gill Brothers Furniture. Monetary pledges of $46 also warrant entrance. “I think it’ll be something really neat to have, especially if you have an apartment,” said Sparkman about the $500 furniture set. Sparkman started the organi-

zation when Michael Gerhard, associate professor of telecommunications, brought the idea to the attention of his class. Ten students came together and raised $1,600 at a Music & Memory variety show last semester. Vivien Pong, a freshman telecommunications major said, “I think it’s great that they started off college by bringing an organization with such a good cause to Muncie.”

happen so that we know what to do in case of an actual fire,” Bretz said. “But I think that you should only need one practice or false fire alarm a semester.” Timothy Kurby, a university safety specialist, said he doesn’t think the alarms go off too often, considering the number of buildings on campus, Campus includes nine residence complexes. The LaFollette Complex has had five fire alarms this academic year, not including drills. Studebaker Hall East and Kinghorn Hall both have had three. After the third alarm sounded in Kinghorn this year, Resi-

dence Hall Director Dillon Wyatt sent out an email thanking students for being patient and reminding them to continue exiting the building when an alarm sounds. Bennett said sometimes when the alarms go off, she considers not leaving because it is most likely false. “I feel like most of the time when it goes off, it’s not because I’m in danger,” she said. “It’s because someone did something stupid, and they had to clear the whole building out. It just distracts you.” Shoup said it was rare for students to be documented or pun-

ished for ignoring alarms. Ball State attorney John Connor said if a student were to stay in their residence hall during a real fire and sustain injuries, there is no specific statute or case to determine whether the student or university would be held liable. “Assuming the university is taking all proper precautions and the students just ignore [the alarm], I think the university would have a very strong case that the student assumed potential risk, and acted in a negligent manner, thereby contributing to their own injuries,” Connor said.

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Freshmen telecommunications majors Abby Urbik, Logan Dooley, Noelia Herrera and Danielle Behrens of Music & Memory pose in iPod costumes for their campaign to donate old iPods or money for elderly people with Alzheimer’s Disease.

HJR-3: ‘It’s a no brainer... this is the wrong thing to do’ | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Matt Marko is the lead campus organizer for Freedom Indiana at Ball State, which began last semester. Marko dropped everything and moved to Indianapolis from Maine to help with Freedom Indiana’s efforts. Since arriving, he has worked at both Ball State and Indiana University Bloomington campuses. Marko said he believes college students are an integral demographic when dealing with important social issues. “They are the future of this state,” he said. “They care about what this state is going to look like down the road.” He said HJR-3 is harmful not just to LGBT families, but Indiana’s image as a whole. Itkin agrees, his cousin has already left Indiana because of its laws regarding same sex marriage. “I like it here, and I’d like to have the option not to flee the

state the second after I graduate,” he said. “If bills like this pass, I’m just going to be out of here so quickly. I’m just trying to protect my own future and make the community better for everyone down the line.” Marko said college students recognize the impact HJR-3 will have on their friends and families. “This generation of younger folks—this is an important issue to them,” Marko said. “It’s a nobrainer to them that this is the wrong thing to do.” Marko hopes Freedom Indiana’s activities, like the phone banks, will have a profound effect on the way Indiana representatives vote. “This shows community, this shows what the grassroots movements are about,” he said. “You show up and you’re surrounded by 30 to 40 other people who care about this ... Just being there, in one space together, in solidarity, just shows the power of grassroots.”

ALARMS: Student considers staying in room during drills

| CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 In the past few weeks, another problem has been the cold. Sprinkler systems outside Park Hall and Kinghorn Hall can freeze in low temperatures, causing the entire system to activate and set off the alarm. Shoup said Ball State is trying to fix the problem by installing heaters and adding more installation. Zach Bretz, a sophomore visual communications major, said residents were annoyed by the most recent Park fire alarm due to the weather. “It’s a good thing [fire alarms]

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TUESDAY Find out how much senior center Majok Majok impacts the Ball State men’s basketball team on game day.

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WEDNESDAY Look for coverage of the Ball State men’s basketball team as it takes on Akron at 7 p.m.

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Senior forward Chris Bond attempts to break away from his Buffalo defender during the game Thursday in Worthen Arena.

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Ball State was unable to win a second consecutive Mid-American Conference game Sunday. After upsetting Buffalo on Thursday, the Ball State men’s basketball team lost to Western Michigan 62-53. Ball State fell to 4-13 overall with a 1-5 record in MAC play. The Cardinals were paced by senior starters Chris Bond and

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Majok Majok, as they put up 13 points apiece. Majok finished with 10 rebounds to give him a double-double. Bond finished with seven rebounds and went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line. Shayne Wittington led the Broncos with 21 points, 15 rebounds and three assists. Ball State went into halftime clinging to a 26-25 lead, but couldn’t keep it together after the break. Head coach James Whitford received his

first technical foul after arguing a missed foul call during the second half that led to a Cardinal turnover. Franko House has battled with foul trouble since the turn of the calendar year. During the game, House committed four personal fouls and only scored two points for the Cardinals. He was a main contributor to the Cardinals’ success against Buffalo, scoring 12 points with four personal fouls. After performing so well statis-

Edge after doubles falls in singles play, not enough for win Team sees first loss, coach will prepare for Michigan State SAM FALETIC STAFF REPORTER | sjfaletic@bsu.edu Despite a strong start in doubles play, the Ball State men’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the season Sunday. Visiting Cleveland State left the Muncie YMCA Tennis Center with a 2-5 victory over Ball State. The Cardinals began with two doubles victories against the Vikings. Juniors Ray Leonard and Patrick Elliott defeated Ali Shabib and Joe VanMeter by a score of 6-4. Senior-freshman duo Lucas Andersen and Austin Smith

finished second defeating Matt Kuelker and Nolan Marks by a score of 6-3. Going into singles play, Cleveland State swiftly stole Ball State’s momentum. “Going into the match, I thought it would come down to the wire,” Ball State men’s tennis coach Bill Richards said. “Unfortunately, it did not end up that way.” Ball State’s only singles win came from Elliott, defeating Jorg Van Der Vloet in two of three sets, 5-6 (4), 6-2, 10-7. “Our biggest problem today was losing big points in pressure situations,” Richards said. “We were out-toughed.” Ball State, now 2-1 overall, takes on Michigan State, ranked 49, Saturday. Coach Richards plans to make the most of this week’s practices.

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“Michigan State is a much better team than Cleveland State,” Richards said. “We need to look in the mirror and do a self-evaluation in order to perform better.” The Spartans are currently 2-3 having fallen to No. 34 North Carolina State and No. 6 Tennessee. Ball State’s next home game is 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the YMCA Tennis Center.

VOLLEYBALL: Straight set victory allows young players to gain extra experience | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Pacing across the court, his attacks consistently found open spots on McKendree’s side with ease. He had just one attacking error and two blocks to complete his night. He worked particularly well with setter Hiago Garchet, who fed the ball to Scannell on five of his seven kills. Garchet relied on the freshman outside attacker often, as the two showed chemistry and communication throughout the second set. Garchet produced some unorthodox sets while getting the

ball to Scannell, but it worked as he connected on every set, hitting 1.000 while working with Garchet. “He was able to get some good attacks because of solid sets from Hiago,” Ball State head coach Joel Walton said. “We took some pretty impressive cuts from him and it allowed our attackers to have great chances.” Scannell’s match was one of the strongest for a Ball State freshman this season. His seven kills best the six kills outside hitter Brendan Surane collected against UC Irvine.

There’s a large difference in talent between UC Irvine and McKendree. “Their roster just isn’t deep enough to compete with the talent level our conference is in right now,” Walton said. Scannell played in just one other match before McKendree: a loss to Saint Francis in which he played two sets, totaling just one kill. The freshman’s first regular season match at home was one he’s proud of. “I think I played pretty well,” he said with a smile growing across his face.

tically against Buffalo, Ball State committed 21 turnovers. The Cardinals came into Sunday producing season-lows across the board, only committing 14 turnovers, giving up eight points off turnovers and limiting Buffalo to four points off fast-breaks. Zavier Turner is also coming off of season-lows. Turner finished with 11 points, three assists and seven turnovers against Western Michigan after being held scoreless in the

team’s victory over Buffalo. The Cardinals could not get their offense in rhythm shooting 30 percent from the field with a team total of six assists. The Cardinals shot 21.7 percent from three-point distance with Jesse Berry connecting on two out of the five. Turner, Bond and Mark Alstork all hit a three. The Cardinals fell to 0-9 on the road this season. They conclude their two-game road trip at Akron on Jan. 29.

SOPHOMORE’S 30 POINTS CAN’T BRING TEAM VICTORY Deficit at halftime result of shooting, leads to game loss TOLENTINO STAFF REPORTER | ANDI altolentino@bsu.edu

Trailing by 13 points against a Mid-American Conference opponent, Ball State had nothing to lose. The Ball State women’s basketball team shot just 24.1 percent in the first half against visiting Buffalo. One player who was consistent in both halves, though, was sophomore forward Nathalie Fontaine. Fontaine scored a career-best 30 points, shooting 10-of-18 from the floor and 10-of-12 from the free throw line. “Because we were down so much, it was just, attack,” she said. “Like we wouldn’t have [anything] to lose.” Though Ball State narrowed a 13-point halftime deficit, it still fell to visiting Buffalo 69-73. It took Ball State 10 minutes to score its first field goal. Up to that point, the Cardinals had scored two points on four free throw attempts. Ball State couldn’t get its shots to connect throughout the first half, causing it to fall behind quickly as Buffalo continued to take demand of the scoreboard. “Buffalo out-toughed us.” Sallee said. Ball State shot 7-of-29 in the first half, shooting just 2-of-14 from behind the three-point line. Things turned around in the second half. Ball State started to narrow the gap, as it shot 50 percent from the floor in the half. Every time Fontaine had an opportunity to drive to the basket, she was going head on, finding the open pocket and making big plays. Head coach Brady Sallee was impressed with Fontaine’s offense. “She put us on her back offensively and made a bunch of tough shots,” he said. “Offensively, she

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Sophomore guard Nathalie Fontaine shoots for two points in the second half against Buffalo Sunday at Worthen Arena. Fontaine scored 30 points in the game.

was really, really good. There’s no question.” Fontaine shot 10-18 on the floor and 10-12 from the free-throw line. Her previous career high was 23 points, a mark she most recently reached against Western Kentucky, where she shot 6-of-15 from the floor and 11-of-12 from the free-throw line. The Cardinals hit 23-of-61 field goals as a team, and 6-of24 from three-point range. The team’s shooting from the first half to the second half improved dramatically. Sallee told the team at halftime

that they had to play through the adversity, and take “ownership.” “I thought it was important for us [the team] to kind of point the finger at ourselves and get it fixed,” Sallee said. Though the Cardinals were able to fight back, as if they had nothing to lose, it wasn’t enough. This is Ball State’s second consecutive loss giving them a record of 3-4 in the Mid-American Conference. “We had some issues out there making some shots early,” he said. “Dug ourselves a hole, and I guess to make it a game at all was a little bit surprising there at the end.”


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Former ‘Survivor’ speaks, visits Muncie Former “Survivor� contestant and gubernatorial candidate Rupert Boneham ended up pulling a sword out of sword-swallower Dan Meyer’s mouth during a visit to Muncie’s Tan U Very Much Jan. 23. Boneham was in Muncie to talk with local schools to speak about empowerment and his experiences being a candidate for governor of Indiana in the 2012 election against Mike Pence. “To be ‘Survivor’ guy and be cool to even the kids and have them hear when

you talk about losing the game three times, four times, and still winning because it counts how you treat yourselves and others, how you give off yourself, how you work together with people ... I get to be cool to the kids and the tweens ... I love it,� he said. Boneham’s wife, Laura, graduated from Ball Sate a few years ago. “We come out every once in awhile just to wander around a little bit,� he said. – SAMANTHA BLANKENSHIP AND EMMA KATE FITTES

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Sword-swallower Dan Meyer, showcases his ability. Rupert Boneham, “Survivor� celebrity and motivational speaker, watches this feat Thursday night at Tan U Very Much. Boneham visited local schools to speak about empowerment and his experiences being a candidate for governor of Indiana in the 2012 election against Mike Pence. Following the discussion, he met with other fans to discuss his adventures with “Survivor.�

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Rupert Boneham. carefully removes the sword from Dan Meyer’s throat Thursday night at Tan U Very Much.

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!!!!3 bdrm apt., W/D, Walk to campus, off st. prkg., Call today for an appointment! 877-867-5118 ****** 4 bdrm, completely renovated apt. Avail August. Great location. 2 blks from campus. Util Paid. No pets. 896-8105 ******* 3 bdrm Apts. 2 blks from campus. Avail May or August. Economical. Util Paid. No Pets. W/D DW A/C. Off street parking. 896-8105 ******** 1,2,3,4 bdrm Apts. Best locations. Avail. May or August. From $250 each. Some or all Util. paid. Walk to class. A/C, DW, W/D 896-8105 ********* 1 bdrm apts. Avail. May or August. 3 blks from campus. A/C, DW, W/D. Off st. parking. Util paid. No pets. Great locations. 896-8105

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********** Affordable! Walk to class. Great locations on 1,2,3,4 bdrm apts. Avail. May or August. Part or all Util. paid. A/C DW W/D. Off st. parking. No pets. walktoballstate.com 896-8105 ****1, 2 & 3 BR avail. Great floor plan, AC, DW only 3 blks to campus! THE 400 APARTMENTS (765)288-6819 www.400apartments.com ***BSU apts, close to campus, 1,2&3 bdrm,utils includ off-st prkg, Call765-228-8458 or 765-749-4688 ***Now leasing for the 2014/2015 school yr. 1 Bdrm apt. $460/mo + utils, Studio apt. $410/mo + util. W/D. Bar-Tel Apartments, 1616 W. Gilbert St. Visit www.bsrentals.com or call Doug at 765-744-3593

Cardinal Villas close to campus 3 bdrm 2 ba. W/D in every unit, utils paid, free wifi call 317-679-0681

FREE INTERNET! Clean & quiet 1 bdrm apts, close to BSU. On site WS/DR,cedarsatbsu.com,286 2806 Utilities paid. 811 W. Main. Unique mansion,1&2 br apt.765-744-0185 bsuoffcampus.com.

 

!!3 or 4 bdrm house, W/D, Walk to campus, off st. prkg., Call for an Appointment today! 877-867-5118 !1505 Kimberly (behind LaFollette) 4@$325; 4bds; great house/yard /loc. full bsmt W/D May 760-3002

1 or 2 br apts available May or August 2014-may or may not include utilities. Required application fee of $35.00 and security deposit for all application forms submitted. Showing appointments will be arraged. Contact Kerry @284-6313 or 744-2998 or email @ kwiggerly@prudentialindiana.com

$$ Save $$ 4 or 5 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 kit, bsmt, nice, clean, close to BSU, 317-727-7653 or visit www.ballurentals.com Call for details on Free MonthĘźs Rent

1&2 bdrm apt. Hardwd fls. Aug lse. Ashland Ave. Some utils pd. Walk to BSU. No Dogs. 317-727-5847

*** 2 blks to Village. 2,3,4 bdrms for Rent. A/C, W/D, No pets. Avalible August. 1. Call 286-2808

1, 2 & 3bdr apts. Some utils pd. 14 blks from BSU. No Pets. Avil Aug 1st. 765-289-3971 3 bd apt. util pd 2 bth. W/D. close to bsu. 315 person. 315 South Mckinley 744-4649 or 358-4924 Affordable village living University village apartments 1000 mo free cable reserved parking 765-729-9618 www.bsurentals.com

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Nice 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6 Bdrm houses, W/D A/C,close to campus, August 2014-July 2015 Lease Call 765-759-5510 Leave a msg.

*** 4 bdrm. village area, A/C, D/W, deck & off-str-prkg, Aug lease, no pets. very nice & clean! www.arerentals.com 765-747-9503

****4 bdrm 2 bath at 825 W. Ashland W/D, C/A, all utils paid, $380/mo, No pets,Aug. lease. Call 765-760-2202 ***5,6,or7 bdr. 2 ba. village area. A/C, D/W, 3 levels, cathedral ceilings, deck, off-str pkrg, Aug. lease, no pets. www.arerentals.com 765-747-9503

 

***RATCHFORD PROPERTIES*** •Great Apts. & Houses! •Best Locations for 1,2,3,4 BR on & Near Campus •Affordable Prices! •Some Utilities Paid! Laundry Facility, NO Pets. ***CALL OR TEXT 748-6407*** www.ratchfordproperties.com **Nice large 5 bdrm, 2 kitch. 2 bath C/A, W/D, off st. park 765-228-8458 or 765-749-4688. 1,2,3,4 bdrms. Lease 2014-2015. www.clunerentals.blogspot.com 765-744-1400 or 729-9321 2 bdrm very nice house + sunrm, bsmt, gar, W/D, A/C, near BSU, Aug lse. 765- 289-0815 ****2-bdrm house, 1701 New York, W/D, 765-228-8458, 765-749-4688 2011 Washington behind Student CEnter. 3 bdr water & sewage paid. no pets. avail Aug. Walktoballstate.com 896-8105 3 & 4 Brdms, W/D, D/W, C/A, off-st parking, Aug-Aug. call Rob for showing 765-748-7278 3 Bdrm House full basement Near BSU campus off street prkg W/D, A/C,Aug-Aug 765-215-4591 3 BDRM, very nice C/A, W/D, low utilities, off-street prkng, close to BSU, 2001 Ball Ave. 765 748 8425 3 Brdm, 1 full Ba. 2000 1/2 W Jackson. Close to campus. W/D, parking at back. $285ea, all util pd. 765-284-3646 or 765-744-5008 www.munciecollegerentals.com 3 or 4 bdr C/A, C/H ,W/D + Utils. Ball Ave 4 blks from Bethel Aug 1st. 765-289-3971 3-5 bedroom house. North Ball. bsuoffcampus.com 765-744-0185

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4 & 5 bdrm houses, 3 blcks to student center. W/D, plenty of parking. Really nice. Call 765-228-3883 www.ludwickrentals.com 4 bdr Very Nice, Hrdw floors. W/D, off street prkg, Walk dist to campus, Call Eric at 317-825-8683 www.ballurental.com 4 BDRM, 1 & 1/2 bths, C/A, gas heat, W/D,o ff-street parking.1608 New York, garage, close to BSU 765 748 8425

4 bdrm. 609 N. Alameda. Spacious,1800 sq ft. 2 full baths, W/D, D/W, C/A, Finished bsmt, Off-Str Prkg. Call 286-1943 4 Brm House @1220 Neely. Avail Aug 1, 2014. $1200/mo + utils 765-649-8377

Clean 4 BR, 2 ba, Aug-Aug.215 S. Talley.W/D,C/A $285/ea.748-6175 D/W, bsmt. tiffanydpt@gmail.com Great 3-5 bdrm. 2 ba. Dill St. C/A, W/D, crpted bsmt, good prkg, Aug. lease., $250-270/each, no pets. 765-396-9308 , 317-979-4335 Must See! 5 BR w/ swimming pool, built in fire pit, lg deck, bike racks, off st. prkg, W/D, C/A, D/W, landlord does yard & pool maint. 2014 lease. $1300 /mo. 765-405-1105 Newley renovated. 1-6 BR homes. Close to BSU. W/D, A/C, D/W. Rent:$300-$400 ech. 765-286-2806

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Nice 3 bdr. Close to BSU. 2 ba. Avail. Aug. A/C, stove, fridge, W/D. $395 /ea, utils incl. 765-348-6413 www.jahrentals.com,

Avail. Aug. 1st. $275/each C/A, W/D, D/W, 749-9792

Nicest houses on campus. Many extras. Even a 6 bdrm. Also student parking available. Call 286-5216.

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4 Lg bdrms, 2 baths. 824 W. Beechwood. Behind SAE. C/A, D/W, W/D. Call 286-1943

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4, 5, or 6 bdrm. Lrg. rooms, 2 lrg. ba., W/D, off st prkg, all utils includ. 501 N. Alameda. (765) 744-8269.

5 Bdrm. 1.5 Ba. 1428 W. Gilbert. Close to village. W/D bsmt, Off-srt prkg. Call 286-1943

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Spectacular 3 baths big rooms Dishwasher, Central Air, W/D $275/each Avail Aug 1. 749-9792

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Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)Today is a 7 -- A roommate helps you understand. Share the pertinent facts.Your input is appreciated. Dexterity solves a problem.You’re on a roll. Keep saving as much as you can. Introspection and quiet prove soothing.

Aries (March 21-April 19) Today is a 7 -- Confer with your team and make a plan accounting for each of your abilities. Use their ideas and approach. You’re already ahead of the game. Talk about what you’re learning. Wax philosophical.

Cancer (June 22-July 22) Today is an 8 -- You can find the right words to make an excellent deal. Get busy and take advantage of your great productivity today. Include time for romance. Let your partner share your appreciation. Provide a healthy dose of great service.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)-Today is a 7 -- Your past work speaks well for you. Make new friends. Check out an interesting suggestion. For a fresh perspective, ask a child. Cash in coupons and ask for help. Team projects go well. Consider new possibilities.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)Today is a 7 -- Have a private conversation with a supervisor or at home. Allow yourself to get persuaded. Ask questions and take notes. Run errands. Watch for hidden agendas. Work smarter as you assimilate new ideas.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)Today is a 6 -Complete financial paperwork: invoices, expense reports, tax forms... If you don’t understand, don’t be afraid to ask. Get in touch with old clients or friends who can provide new work. Choose love you can depend on.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)Today is a 7 -Indulge passion and imagination. It’s a nice day for romance. Write a love letter and seal it with a kiss. But don’t forget your career obligations.You find the balance. Share fun and laughter.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)Today is a 7 -- A good partner helps you get farther, and could also provide a unique opportunity that you wouldn’t discover otherwise. Provide motivation, plus facts, and win the prize. Collect an old debt as a bonus.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)Today is an 8 -- Renew career activity. Consult an experienced and trustworthy financial advisor. Take action to forward your next profitable adventure. Friends offer good advice. Chat in private. Find a smarter method at work. Go for it.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)--Today is a 6 -- Study new ways to save at home. Pay attention to unnoticed or forgotten stuff. Spend wisely to improve your decor. Keep your promises.Your plans develop as you go along. Good news comes from far away.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)Today is an 8 -- Work on the plan you made. Gather new information. Use your wit and charm. Friends keep you on track to profit.You’re gaining respect. Contact your team and talk about the important things.

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‘UP ALL NIGHT’ TO GET GRAMMYS Daft Punk takes four awards, top artists collaborate radio hits | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar perform during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Sunday.

The French electronic duo’s “Random Access Memories” won album of the year and their infectious hit, “Get Lucky,” won record of the year at the awards show. The song features Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Daft Punk, who sports helmets in public, won four awards, as did Pharrell Williams and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. “Well, I suppose the robots would like to thank ...” joked Williams, who also won non-classical producer of the year. “You know honestly, I bet, France is really proud of these guys right now.” Daft Punk also picked up honors for best dance/electronica album for “Random Access Memories” and pop duo/group performance for “Get

Lucky,” which earned Williams a trophy. Williams had seven nods, but competed with himself and could only take home four awards, which he did. While the men dominated, Lorde was the princess of the Grammys: Her hit “Royals” won record of the year and best pop solo performance. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won best new artist and rap album for “The Heist,” beating efforts from Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake. “Wow, we’re here on the stage right now,” said Macklemore, thanking fans first, then his fiancee and team. “I want to say we made this album without a record label, we made it independently and we appreciate all the support.” The duo performed the gay-acceptance hit “Same Love,” and 33 couples — some same-sex — got married in the middle in the performance as Queen Latifah officiated. Madonna joined in wearing an all-white suit and hat, and sang “Open Your Heart” and some of “Same Love” with Mary Lambert.

Beyonce kicked ONLINE off the Grammys See one columnist’s with a steamy take on the show and smoky per- ballstatedaily.com formance of “Drunk In Love:” She started on a chair and then grinded in a revealing black outfit. Jay Z emerged in a fitted suit to rap his verse. Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar collaborated onstage to create an electrifying performance, as the acts sported all-white and went from rap song to rock song. Robin Thicke performed with Chicago, singing the group’s hit songs before going into “Blurred Lines,” which energized the crowd. Thicke finished the performance singing on the floor. Perry sang “Dark Horse” in an eerie forest with fire that mirrored the song’s vibe, and John Legend and Taylor Swift — who whipped her head, and hair, back and forth — played pianos during their slow songs. Pink twirled in the air in her signature Cirque du Soleil-form.

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