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History of Butler: Sigma Gamma Rho

DAVID MCNEAL | STAFF REPORTER In 1922, during the emergence of the Ku Klux Klan, racial segregation and Jim Crow, seven women founded the only historically African-American sorority to be established on a predominantly white campus.  The other eight members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, an organization of nine historically African-American Greek organizations, were founded...

Faux, not False

TAYLOR POWELL | Opinion Editor We now live in a world where consumers can buy their bodies in bulk. Eyelash and hair extensions, colored contacts and other faux fashion accessories allow fashion experimenters and risk-takers to alter their physical appearance without high costs or a recover time. This faux fashion trend is constantly growing because...

ResCo Parking is Lacking

Taylor Powell | Opinion Editor   The number of Residential College parking spaces has decreased due to the inadequate removal of street snow in addition to the already limited parking spots available to building residents. Large heaps of snow that have since turned into mounds of ice now occupy a significant amount of parallel-parking spots...

Volunteering fun and worthwhile, at home and elsewhere

[cincopa AgEAWWLcfvny] By Taylor Powell A group of more than 40 Butler students traveled to New Orleans over Thanksgiving break in order to help the Hurricane Katrina rebuild effort, tour the city and celebrate diversity. Butler’s Diversity Center, located in Atherton 004, sponsored the 2013 Volunteer-Study Tour for a randomly selected group of students—a mix...

No to HJR-6

By Taylor Powell There is no better example of discrimination than denying a group of citizens its rights to wed and be happy. As of now, same-sex marriage is not legal in Indiana, but fellow states have made the positive push forward to legalize gay marriage. However, a possibility exists that same-sex marriage may never...

HRC needs longer hours

By Taylor Powell As Butler continues to grow, its student facilities must adapt to the new student population. The Health and Recreation Complex serves as a critical location for student life, hosting medical services, intramural sports and late night programming. But with midterms, piles of homework and club commitments, the HRC’s 11 o’clock closing time...

Vegetarian, vegan options must improve

By Taylor Powell Approximately 7.3 million Americans are considered vegetarians in the United States, according the Vegetarian Times website.  Additionally, 22.8 million people say that they follow a vegetarian-inclined diet, or eat minimal meat. Yet vegetarians often become a secondary thought behind individuals who do not have special dietary needs. Vegetarian and vegan options in...

College means more than booze and blackouts

By Taylor Powell   While some students clink their beers each weekend, others go kart, jump on trampolines and play bingo in the dark. The next day, those other students are not running for Advil or lying in bed to recover. With organizations like PuLSE, PAWS (Peers Advocating Wellness for Students), Good Clean Fun and...

Living situation may seem unfair, but it is systematic and efficient

By Taylor Powell Frustration and annoyance lie within the hallways of Schwitzer and Ross Halls. Thirty sophomores currently live in Ross Hall, according to Residence Life Coordinator, Laura Rychalsky. Additionally, almost a full unit and a half of sophomores reside in Schwitzer. Meanwhile, 39 first-years live in Residential College, according to Jeff Tyner, ResCo’s residence...

Clothes in the throes of autumn

GINNY SPELLMAN, STAFF REPORTER TAYLOR POWELL, ASST. OPINION EDITOR As temperatures become cooler and tans begin to fade, students are forced to put away their flip-flops and shorts, dig through their closets,and find something more suitable to wear in the Indiana weather. In terms of fashion, transitioning from season to season may not always be...

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