Tag Archives: around campus

New equipment upgrades for HRC

The days of skipping a workout to watch a favorite television show are over, as new treadmills with built-in TV screens have been introduced at the Butler University Health and Recreation Complex. The HRC recently updated several cardio exercise machines and dumbbell weights to bring the best equipment possible to its patrons. “In order to

Student adjusts to role as coach

Thorn Murphy is just like any other Butler University student. He is a junior finance major from Columbus, Ind., with a 3.9 GPA. However, his junior year is taking a lot of getting used to. Murphy was a football player for Butler his first two years and received a lot of playing time at strong

Backing away from Blackboard

Nearly everything I have to read for my classes is posted on Blackboard. Whether I print the pages 10 minutes before class or two days before, finding them on the Web site was never a hassle—not until this year. The new configuration of Blackboard is confusing, as well as redundant, and has interfered with my

STAFF EDITORIAL | PrintSmart keeps students environmentally conscious

To print or not to print—that is the question. Many students at Butler are facing this issue as the university experiments with the new paper allocation program, PrintSmart, which was unveiled this year. The Butler Collegian believes this program could be beneficial to the university as a whole.  We are optimistic about giving PrintSmart a

Student falls through greenhouse

An unknowing freshman fell through the roof of Butler University’s greenhouse last Saturday. Butler University Police Department Sgt. Mike Banner said that the student sat on the greenhouse roof, thinking it was brick, and fell through the glass. BUPD withheld the name of the student involved. “It’s hard to say how far he fell,” he

Thefts off campus worry students

Butler University students living behind Greek Row have been plagued with a series of thefts this week, ranging from an iPod to a car. Senior Richie Giannotti, a resident of Berkley Road, said his 1996 Saab 9000 was stolen from behind his house sometime between Sunday and Tuesday. “The fact that it could have occurred

Plans in place to refurbish campus lawn

For returning students, the lawn in front of Schwitzer Hall might look a little bit naked. Eight trees were removed along Hampton Drive on the south side of Butler University’s campus over the summer. Mike Gardner, vice president for operations, said plans to reline the road with new trees have been in place for years.