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Letter to my perpetrator: “I do not owe you anything”

Letter to my perpetrator: “I do not owe you anything”

“The Impact of 98 Seconds” is releasing the first in a collection of letters from a victim of sexual assault to their perpetrator. The letters are kept anonymous to protect their authors and help them feel comfortable talking about their experiences. 

Diversity, excitement and concern: a glance at Butler’s newest class

ALEXANDRA BODE Staff Reporter   Butler University welcomed a record-breaking class last weekend. It was not size, but the group’s diversity which put it in the school’s history books. The class of 2017 is the most ethnically and geographically diverse freshman class to date. Of the 1,025 new students,  14.4 percent label themselves as “multicultural,”

Official Situation

While many Butler University students like to watch men’s basketball games and try their hand in self-officiating, only a select few actually get the opportunity to take part in the real deal. Students are getting that opportunity at the Health and Recreation Complex through the intramural program. Student officials have to go through a two-day

OPINION | Students: Take initiative to communicate

Students should be more accountable for the information that administrators send to them. Focusing on information that administrators circulate at the beginning of each semester is critical because every year there are important new policies that students should know. Administrators utilize many tools to try and open lines of communication for students, including email, the

College of miscommunication?

The head of a student organization filed a complaint with the Council on Presidential Affairs about the College of Communication after several posters promoting a speaker were removed from the Fairbanks Center. Senior Jonathan Spear, president of ADrenaline, Butler University’s advertising club, said he felt his club’s free speech rights were being violated by the

Cease-fire from cyberbullying

Bullying occurs in schools everyday. More popular kids consistently pick on less popular kids. I’m not validating bullying, I’m just recognizing that it happens on a daily basis in schools and campuses across the country. However, the recent spike in bullying, and subsequent suicide is too much for me to ignore. On Sept. 22, Rutgers

STAFF EDITORIAL | Independence, free speech necessary for student organizations

We at the Butler Collegian believe it is the right of all active student organizations to exercise their First Amendment right of free speech and to act as the independent organizations they are. We are outraged that members of the Butler University faculty and staff would take it upon themselves to regulate the planned activities

BSI provides students with summer learning

The BSI is currently accepting applications from students looking to develop research skills next summer. The Butler Summer Institute is a research opportunity that allows students to spend part of their summer researching in their field of interest through close work with a faculty member. “Its primary purpose is to provide students an opportunity to

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