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This year’s first year class is the last to be born before Sept. 11 attacks

This year’s first year class is the last to be born before Sept. 11 attacks

Every year since 9/11, Butler students — and students at every other university in the nation — have typically been part of a generation that was alive when the attacks happened. But this year’s first-year class is the last of this generation.

Professor’s 9/11 piece resonates powerfully

“The Empty Sky,” a piece inspired by 9/11, received its debut performance at the University of Indianapolis Monday. Butler University’s assistant professor of composition Frank Felice wrote the oboe piece and  University of Indianapolis faculty oboist Pam French performed it. The piece occurs in three sections. The first section is extremely open: soft, plaintive motives

SHARE WITH US | Remembering 9/11

Butler Collegian staffers reflect 10 years later on where they were and how they reacted to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Share your views with us by emailing collegian@butler.edu. Chris Goff | Head Copy Editor Sirens, so many sirens. Fire engines and ambulances tugging desperately at their air horns, trying to move screaming pedestrians.

Disaster in Japan should inspire a transition away from nuclear energy

After the March 11 tsunami in Japan, there has been extreme concern about high levels of radiation in the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear plant. This concern has captured viewers around the world, nervous that the reactors will blow, creating a nuclear meltdown similar to the disaster now known as Chernobyl, which occurred

Always remember 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2001 our nation was put at a stand still and stood on edge. It is a day I will never forget and, even nine years later, it is one day we should never let slip from our memory. Driving in the car with my sorority sisters this past Saturday morning, I knew

New Album, Typical Tankian

Rock and metal singer Serj Tankian is releasing a new studio album Sept. 21. Expect political outcry, string accompaniment and the ex-System of a Down lead man’s unmistakable croon. “Imperfect Harmonies” is the singer’s second solo album. His first album after the hiatus with metal band System of a Down, “Elect the Dead,” featured heavy

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