Tag: muncie

The YMCA takeover of Tuhey Park: a quick primer and opinions

A birds-eye photograph of Tuhey Park in Muncie, Indiana, showing green space, pool, and shelter.

A common staple of life in Muncie, Indiana, is having to occasionally field cartoonishly bad ideas from elected officials and private interests, and prevent them from actually materializing. Last year, it was the agreement between the City and Zinc Nacional to subsidize a large zinc-recycling facility upwind of town, which would have created significant zinc […]

Hill: withholding knowledge is withholding lifesaving care.

The iconic "Frog Baby" statue at Ball State University wearing a Ball State-themed face mask.

Growing up, my father worked as an EMT and then later as an ER nurse. One of my most vivid memories from childhood was my father going to provide emergency care to a gunshot wound survivor at the Woodman’s grocery. We were just buying groceries, having a regular day, and this guy needed lifesaving care. […]