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Danko’s State of The University addressed Big East, construction, sexual assault, among others

By: Marais Jacon-Duffy Editor-in-Chief University President James Danko highlighted progress made and progress yet to be made in his State of the University address this morning. He discussed issues such as sexual assault, Butler’s move to the Big East, new facilities and construction on campus, changes in administrative positions and also addressed an article published in

TKE parking lot sits empty

ALEXANDRA BODE STAFF REPORTER The 2013-2014 school year marks the second school year that Butler’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter is no longer active. The former TKE house is located between Phi Delta Theta and Alpha Chi Omega. Behind it is a lot with approximately 50 parking spots. Lately, many students have noticed how empty this

Construction disturbs Rocky Ripple

RYAN LOVELACE | MANAGING EDITOR Rocky Ripple residents have reacted negatively to the construction Butler University brought to their neighborhood and to the traffic that will come from the new long-term parking lot. “The neighbors there are ready to lynch me over it,” said Rocky Ripple town council member Robert Tomey, who approved Butler’s parking

Reaction to parking changes varies

BY JEFF STANICH | NEWS EDITOR Parking permits for the majority of Butler University’s students will cost nearly three times as much as last year. Students have had various reactions to the change, both in favor and against. Sophomore Serena Caress said the more expensive permit forced her to leave her car at home. “I

Aigotti, Mindrum join Butler staff

COLIN LIKAS Editor in Chief One was plucked from another private Indiana college institution. The other was taken from a company that employed Brad Stevens over a decade ago. Now, Claire Aigotti and Matthew Mindrum are in key administrative positions at Butler University. On June 28, Aigotti was named Butler’s first-ever general counsel, and Mindrum

Butler announces addition of parking lot, changes to permits

Butler University has implemented a plan to immediately solve a part of the parking problem on campus. In a letter to the Butler community, Ben Hunter, chief of staff, revealed a new parking lot and the reconfiguring of current lots to allow for more parking. The new lot will be known as “I Lot” and

Shared Strategic Vision looks forward

Butler University President Jim Danko and his team have created their Shared Strategic Vision—a list of goals for the university. Danko said he will use the vision as a “future rendering of what this campus could look like” when he is out fundraising, whether he is in the community or across the country. “I want


After weeks of media speculation, it is now official: Butler University will be a member of the Big East. Butler will enter the new Big East—consisting of the seven Catholic schools departing the current Big East—alongside Xavier and Creighton on July 1. Butler President Jim Danko officially announced the school’s intention to leave the Atlantic

Unattended items result in theft

Butler University is experiencing a spike in small electronics theft from academic buildings. On Monday, Feb. 25, four items were stolen from the Pharmacy and Health Sciences Building, Holcomb Building and Gallahue Hall between 7:15 and 8:30 a.m. The items were taken from open lounge areas in the building and one open classroom where a

Email scam targets college students

A common Internet scam  targeting tutors, babysitters and nannies has reached Butler University. Butler University Police Department sent out a timely warning email to all students with a brief description of the scam on Feb. 27. So far two Butler students have had prolonged contact with the scammers, but neither were hurt, said Bruce Allee,