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Cross Country relishes success at conference, looks forward

SARAH THUET | STAFF REPORTER The Butler University cross-country team is  coming off a successful weekend  at the Big East Championships. The women’s team took third behind Georgetown University, which is currently ranked first nationally, and Providence College, the reigning national champions. The men’s team took fourth behind Villanova University, Georgetown and Providence. Mara Olson,

Men’s soccer faces biggest test yet

GRAYSON PRATHER | STAFF REPORTER The Butler men’s soccer team will compete against Xavier University on Friday in what could potentially be the most crucial game of the season. Butler currently sits sixth in the Big East standings, one point ahead of Marquette University. The Bulldogs got three points over the weekend with a win

Volleyball gets first game in Hinkle

ERIC ROBINSON | STAFF REPORTER After a five-game road trip, the Butler volleyball team will play its first real home game of the season. After going 4-1 on the road trip and 8-2 in their last ten games dating back to Oct. 4, the Bulldogs are ready for their first “real” home games of the

Bulldogs aim for best before break

KELLY MURPHY | STAFF REPORTER Butler’s women’s swim team is hard at work preparing for its meet next weekend. On Saturday, the team will travel to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, for its last meet before tapering. Tapering is when athletes scale back their training — in this case, the swimmers will be swimming less

Overtime: Midnight Madness not “The Butler Way”

KAYLIN PELEGRINI | STAFF REPORTER Darkness. A single spotlight floods the court. The latest rap sensation suddenly appears out of the shadows. The crowd roars as the special guest introduces the team. There are some basketballs thrown in here and there. A three point contest and maybe a team scrimmage.  This is midnight madness. Originally,

Bulldogs look for win on the road

KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER The Hoosier Helmet Trophy is at stake this Saturday as the Butler football team heads north for a showdown with rival Valparaiso University. The Hoosier Helmet has called Indianapolis home for the last six seasons. The Bulldogs stomped the Crusaders 72-12 at the Butler Bowl last season, and have outscored

Fieldhouse Facelift

KYLE BEERY | STAFF REPORTER It’s a national historic landmark. And it just got a major facelift. Hinkle Fieldhouse, home of the Butler Bulldogs, underwent a $35 million renovation that the public saw for the first time Saturday night when the Butler men’s basketball team faced the University of Chicago. The fieldhouse’s capacity went from