Since it was announced in October 2019 that Butler University’s beloved live mascot Butler Blue III, or “Trip,” would be finishing his term at the end of the school year, questions have lingered within the community about who his successor will be. After an extensive search process, Butler Blue IV has been chosen.
Malin Peterson, student body president, and Farrah Goodall, executive vice president, looks forward to continuing past campaign promises. The two students took their new roles after Sam Varie, the previous president, resigned.
The now-former president of Franklin College exchanged sexually explicit messages with an individual he believed to be a minor. The messages, sent on the dating app Grindr, were actually sent to an undercover police officer.
How Butler students will be impacted by the closing of BlueIndy.
Greek houses across Butler’s campus will be receiving updates in the near future.
Sam Varie, SGA student body president, stepped down from his position on Jan. 15 to join Pete for America’s campaign. Malin Peterson, SGA executive vice president, will fill his vacancy.
The electric car-sharing program is ending its collaboration with the city of Indianapolis.
Lloyd Wright, retired CEO and president of WFYI, will be receiving an honorary doctorate of humane letters at Butler University’s 2019 Winter Commencement, where he will also deliver commencement remarks.
Butler University has experienced a number of changes across campus in the past 10 years, including the construction of new buildings and renovations in older buildings. Included in this article are the changes, renovations and improvements made to campus that has stood out since 2010. Not every change that occurred in the last decade is included in this article.
Since the Nov. 18 opening of Plum Market, many students’ biggest issue with the store has been the pricing of products it sells. Due to this feedback, Plum Market lowered the prices on some items on Dec. 1.