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Senior Send-off: A love letter to my first-year self

Abby Pluff and her very best friend Bridget Early, staring lovingly into each others’ eyes. Photo by Julian Cirnigliaro. ABIGAIL PLUFF | OPINION CO-EDITOR | apluff@butler.edu Abby, Right now you’re seventeen. You can’t vote or drink or rent an apartment. Lottery tickets? Also no.  I know you feel lost and scared. College is overwhelming, Ross

Black Lives Matter at Butler: how to ally, amplify and acknowledge privilege

Here are tips from Black students at Butler, on how to put activism where your heart is — not for followers or social justice clout, but to protect and advocate for Black people at risk due to the prevalence of prejudice, as well as tips for students of color on how to survive and thrive at a predominately white institution like Butler.