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Butler fans split on if Hinkle should sell alcohol

Butler fans split on if Hinkle should sell alcohol

After Butler University announced last week that it hopes to sell alcohol at future games, the reaction from fans both on and off campus on social media has been mixed.

Athletic Department: Goetz third director to depart

The Butler athletics department has seen three of its associate athletic directors leave for other universities this school year. Beth Goetz, associate athletic director for administration, announced last week she would be taking a position with the University of Minnesota. Tom Crowley, former associate athletic director for internal operations, was named athletic director at Niagara

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

Butler swaps conferences early

The question still lingers as to why Butler University made the decision to move to the Atlantic 10 conference a year earlier than planned, regardless of whether it was for the best. President Jim Danko announced on May 2 that Butler was moving to the A-10 from the Horizon League. “We considered many aspects and