Tag Archives: American Cancer Society

OPINION | Breast cancer awareness groups have objectified women

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The entire Butler University community has rallied together to raise money and spread awareness. It’s a very powerful experience benefitting a worthy social cause. However, “sexy” breast cancer programs have become more popular in the past several years, which is troubling. This sexualized message works against the campaign’s

Staff assembly creates new committee

Butler University’s Staff Assembly voted to dissolve it Faculty Relations Committee and replace it with a Networking and Resources Committee. The Assembly discussed this as a new way to foster and develop relationships between faculty and students at its Sept. 19 meeting. The new committee will assist new staff members and promote participation within the

OPINION | Butler should embrace what unites us

So many things divide Butler University’s student body, whether it be graduation year, major, Greek affiliation—or lack thereof—political ideals, or even favorite color. But on Friday, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event at the Health and Recreation Complex brought participants together in a way that I have not seen before on this campus.