The Butler Collegian newscast is back in the studio for the first time of the semester! Jade Eilers and Eva Hallman bring you the latest news around campus. Ethan Polak has the recaps and preview for the Butler Athletics in the sports corner. Lastly, Katerina Anderson sits down with the new Butler Collegian managing editor…
Anti-abortion student group met with abortion-rights resistance
Bulldogs for Life, the Butler chapter of anti-abortion nonprofit Students for Life of America, tabled on campus in order to protest against abortion to the broader campus. Some abortion-rights students responded.
Senate Bill 1: What now?
A guide to resources on campus in wake of SB1 going into effect on Sept. 15.
What you need to know about Senate Bill 1
Almost-complete abortion ban goes into effect this month.
Access denied: Failing to prep our students on abortion post-Roe v. Wade
With Roe v. Wade being overturned, we need actual action from our university, and we must demand more.
Students react to the overruling of Roe v. Wade
The Supreme Court of the United States overruled Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. Butler students share their reactions in the aftermath of this landmark case’s exit.
Campus protests: Pro-life organization Created Equal faced Butler student protests
Students were warned of the demonstration with an email from administration, prompting students to organize their own counter-protest.
“Women’s work” and female autonomy as political pawns: Trump’s State of the Union
Despite his dismal relationship with women, President Trump attempted to defend his record on women’s issues during his State of the Union address in the face of democratic congresswomen whose very career paths contradict his rhetoric.
On Created Equal, co-optation and administrative response
Let’s be clear: it’s well-documented that Butler was aware of Created Equal’s plan to come in advance, and the group is known for their provocative measures. Instead of prioritizing student awareness on very our own campus, Butler knowingly let down their community in the process.
OPINION | CFV forum marks shift in political discussion
Three weeks later, chalking about abortion has left an indelible mark on Butler University’s communal conscience. The event prompted the Center for Faith and Vocation to host a public forum for people to discuss the chalking and civil debate in general. The CFV’s event, “Big Questions: Respecting Differences,” marks what could be a significant shift…