After filing for bankruptcy in December, seven Scotty’s Brewhouse locations will have closed by April 14; however, Scotty’s Dawghouse is intended to stay on campus.
André Aciman spoke and read from his works as the final guest author in the 2018-19 Viviane S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series in the Reilly Room on April 16.
A record-breaking number of Butler students were accepted to the prestigious Orr Fellowship Program. This year, eleven Butler students make-up a portion of the six percent of graduates the program accepts.
Butler’s associate director of parking and transportation said there are usually two reasons vehicles are towed: people either park in places they are not supposed to, or they drive unregistered vehicles to campus.
Students have multiple options for living on or near campus over the summer. This year, on-campus housing will be in the Apartment Village, instead of ResCo, where students have lived during summers in the past.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a hate crime legislation bill to consider victims’ real or perceived attributes. However, legislators and community members disagree on whether it provides more protection for victims, such as groups targeted by hate incidents on campus.
Each summer, students find emails in their inbox about the Butler-purchased insurance plan. Enrollment into the plan is automatic, and all but about 350 to 400 students choose to opt out of the plan before the August deadline rolls around. However, for many otherwise uninsured students and international students, waiving the insurance plan is not an option.
On April 6, the first Ball So Hard Basketball Tournament at Butler University was held outside Hinkle Fieldhouse. The tournament helped to raise $32,679 for the Center for Leadership Development.
Butler University students will have new meal plan options for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Students not living in a residence hall on campus will have the option to purchase a voluntary meal plan.
After recent staffing changes and about a month without a director, the Diversity Center will be hiring three new positions to help reach students and faculty.