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IU Law scholarship available for Butler students and grads

IU Law scholarship available for Butler students and grads

BLAKELY HEATON | STAFF REPORTER Butler University announced a scholarship will be created with Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law known as the Butler Law Scholar. The first Butler Law Scholar award recipient will be announced in time for the fall 2016 semester. Eligible students for this scholarship include graduating Butler University seniors and Butler

Parking changes give students more spaces

KIRSTEN ADAIR | ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Students, faculty and staff received a shock before the spring semester started. They received an email detailing changes in parking outside Fairbanks. As the semester progresses, the impact of those changes is being felt. Twenty-one parking spaces were reallocated from faculty to students with B and G parking permits.

SOG 2016 applications out

KRISTIN CAMILIERE | STAFF REPORTER Student Orientation Guide applications for fall of 2016 are now available. In order to apply, students must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and previous leadership roles or involvement in high school or college is preferred. Those wanting to apply cannot be on academic probation with Butler University. Student

Danko to host office hours

MATT DEL BUSTO | STAFF REPORTER Butler University President James Danko is hosting his next session of office hours on Jan. 28 from 3-4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, students can sign up here. His office hours are in his office in Jordan Hall 101. Danko said the office hours, “It really allows me to

Butler-Tarkington sweep reveals top needs

MATT DEL BUSTO | STAFF REPORTER On Nov. 17 and 18, members of 18 agencies, including the Marion County Health Department, carried out the Knock and Talk event where they went door-to-door in three neighborhoods, including Butler-Tarkington. The top needs found by the teams included financial assistance to maintain housing, utility assistance, homeowner repair, food

Catholic conference comes to Indy

MATTHEW FLECKENSTEIN | STAFF REPORTER The National Catholic Collegiate Conference started  Nov. 19 and continued through Nov. 21 in Indianapolis.  Six students from the Butler Catholic Community attended the conference.  The conference happens every other year. This is the second conference. NCCC is put on in conjunction with the older National Catholic Youth Conference for

IMPD performs sweep in Butler-Tarkington area

MATT DEL BUSTO & MATTHEW FLECKENSTEIN | STAFF REPORTERS City officials will be leading a neighborhood walk in the Butler-Tarkington area Nov. 17 and 18.  “We literally go door-to-door and talk to neighbors,” said Julie Fidler, a housing and services specialist for the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety. “If you see us, say hi. It’s supposed

Butler to construct new business building

MATT DEL BUSTO | STAFF REPORTER Butler University will build a new business building north of Irwin Library, between the new student housing and the Mall. Stephen Standifird, dean of the College of Business, said the plan is for students to begin taking classes in it by the fall of 2019. The college has increased

Rowley named Gift of Life ambassador

KRISTIN CAMILIERE | STAFF REPORTER “I remember fundraising for the first time for the tsunami victims in third grade,” said Ellie Rowley, junior political-science and peace and conflict studies major. Rowley’s passion for fundraising started at a young age. She recently created and submitted a video to a contest for the Gift of Life, an

BITS becomes a student organization

BLAKELY HEATON | STAFF REPORTER Bulldogs in the Streets, or BITS, will be a new student organization on Butler’s campus after applications are reviewed and positions are appointed this November. BITS, in the past, has been a one-day service project at the start of the school year where students, faculty and community members would sign