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Smith named CLASS finalist

Senior center Andrew Smith of the men’s basketball team has been named one of 10 finalists for the sport’s 2012-13 Senior CLASS Award. The award is given to seniors who have excelled in four areas: community, classroom, character and competition. The acronym CLASS stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School. Smith said

Academics at forefront of move

Butler was attracted to the Atlantic 10 Conference for many reasons, but one of the biggest highlights was the potential effect on student-athletes’ overall academic experience. “Academics is always our focus and priority,” President Jim Danko said in an interview last week. “We figured out that despite the further travel, our athletes will be spending

Student interest pushes creation of art and design major

Starting this year, Butler University students interested in the field of art have a new major choice to consider. The new art and design major explores art in a technological setting. The program consists of 33 hours and requires a thesis and an internship for completion. Associate professor of art Gautam Rao said “it was