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Revamping recycling on campus

MIRANDA MARITATO | STAFF REPORTER The single stream recycling program will make recycling at Butler University more accessible. The sustainability council was put together after the Butler University Sustainability and Climate Action plan was developed. Butler plans to produce zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, according to BUSCA. “It is very expansive,” said Mckenzie

Ten percent of students insured by Butler

KIRSTEN ADAIR | STAFF REPORTER   Students enrolling at Butler University who did not have existing health insurance found more than $1,000 tacked onto their bills this year.  That is the cost of Butler University’s sponsored student health insurance plan, which was added to students’ bills if they did not waive the plan or if

Butler’s new brand coming soon

KATIE GOODRICH | NEWS EDITOR Butler University will start to unveil its new brand in December to unify the way the university shares its story. Butler’s marketing and communications department hired 160over90, a branding agency based in Philadelphia, to help with the efforts to change Butler’s image in February.  The university and 160over90 started a process

All about adjuncts

Tyler Springer |Staff Reporter They teach only one or two classes per week, receive a lower salary than full-time professors and do not have to attend faculty meetings very often. These are Butler University’s adjuncts. Butler currently employs about 65 adjuncts, according to data from Butler’s office of institutional research. Most of these adjuncts teach

Construction causes parking problems

CASSIE EBERLE | STAFF REPORTER Freshman Kim Cripe commutes to school each morning. Due to the cost of the parking pass, she never bought one. Instead, she parks in the surrounding neighborhood in front of her friend’s house and walks to class. “Butler has lots of events: parents’ day, basketball, football, recruiting events, etcetera.” Cripe

Students eye summer internships

SARAH STOESZ | ASST. NEWS EDITOR Many Butler University students have already begun applying and accepting internships for next summer. The College of Business requires students to have two internships, while the College of Communication also requires certain majors to have an internship.  Some students decide to fulfill the requirements in the summer.   Some

Butler addresses domestic violence with awareness events

KIRSTEN ADAIR | STAFF REPORTER Seven years ago, Hannah Hendricks was sexually assaulted while she attended Butler University.    On Tuesday, she returned to Butler to speak about her experiences with sexual assault, rape and an abusive marriage in a program called Why I Stayed. Why I Stayed, one of many programs related to Domestic

Registration: Race to schedule seats

TYLER SPRINGER | STAFF REPORTER The race to get a spot in spring semester classes has begun. Now through early November, students are meeting with their academic advisors to plan out their courses and schedules for the upcoming semester.  Before students go to their advisor, they should create an ideal schedule using the academic requirement

Classification concerns for staff members’ status

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Joey Wohlhieter graduated from Butler University in 2005. His pride for Butler runs deep—as a child he studied dance at Butler, and, as a student, he was highly involved on campus. When an opportunity arose for him last spring to work as an administrative specialist at his alma mater in

Construction now, green payoff later

JYLIAN VIGAR | STAFF REPORTER   Butler University adopted its sustainability and climate action plan in August. Two months later, students still look around campus to see the changes. The 19-page document summarizing the plan is available to the public online. Key points include Butler’s plan to eliminate operational greenhouse gases by 2050, provide education,