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Butler women’s basketball loses against Marquette, drops third straight Big East game

Butler women’s basketball loses against Marquette, drops third straight Big East game

ZACH HORRALL | SPORTS CO-EDITOR | The Butler University women’s basketball team suffered an 80-64 loss to the second to last team in the Big East Conference, Marquette University, on Jan. 17 at Hinkle Fieldhouse. “We did a really nice job in the first half of controlling the tempo, controlling pace and controlling their

Butler women’s basketball falls to DePaul

ZACH HORRALL | SPORTS CO-EDITOR |  The Butler University women’s basketball team played a strong game against the nationally ranked DePaul University on Jan. 15, but it wasn’t enough as Butler suffered their tenth loss of the season, now sitting at 7-10 on the season, 2-4 in the Big East. “I thought our kids gave

Basketball players receive money for schooling costs

ZACH HORALL | STAFF REPORTER The NCAA will now allow Division I programs to give basketball student-athletes a stipend for the cost of attendance, an allowance to help them pay for outside expenses while in college. The Big East announced in May that all men’s and women’s basketball programs in the conference will give their

Campus groups host demonstration about racial tensions

JULIAN WYLLIE | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Almost 50 people attended a demonstration today on Butler University’s campus to address racial tensions associated with Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two African-American males who were killed by police officers this summer. Butler’s Black Student Union co-sponsored the event called Fierce Urgency for Justice with Demia, a feminist and

Sexal assault commission names subcommittees

KATIE GOODRICH | NEWS EDITOR   Students were packing for Thanksgiving break. They piled up their dirty laundry and reluctantly placed books in their backpacks. Ding. An email. As students prepared to leave, they read an email about two alleged forcible rapes that occurred in residence halls over the previous two weeks. The campus-wide email

Speech team takes second in Kentucky

Katie Goodrich | News Editor The sun set hours before. The Kentucky sky was dark on Saturday, and members of Butler’s speech team were tired. More than 12 hours after they woke up, they still waited to compete at 9 p.m. The four members of the team who traveled to Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky,

Student starts own sitcom

Miranda Maritato | Staff Reporter This spring, students will be able to test the waters of television production while working with junior Emi Dammers on her production “To Be Human.” Dammers will write, direct and produce “To Be Human,” a sitcom about several college students who come together in mandatory group therapy. “I did not

Collegian names new editor-in-chief

Mallory Duncan and Ben Sieck | co-editors-in-chief For the first time in years, a non-journalism major will be at the helm of The Butler Collegian. Julian Wyllie, a junior business major, will take the reins of the paper at the beginning of the spring semester. The former opinion editor said he is excited for the

Answers for Autism comes to Butler’s campus

Tyler Springer | Staff Reporter Singers. Actors. Athletes. Many people have role models that fall into one of these categories. However, junior Sara Midura’s inspiration comes from someone who is not a famous movie star or a sports icon. Her idol is a New Jersey boy named Payton. Six years ago, Midura met Payton, who

Former Butler student killed by ISIS

MALLORY DUNCAN & BEN SIECK | CO-EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Two years ago in a Jordan Hall classroom, students were discussing the topic of the day: the role of identity in conflict. Siobhan McEvoy-Levy, head of the political science department at Butler University, was guiding her class through the discussion when a student raised his hand. From the