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Influential Black professors at Butler

Influential Black professors at Butler

13 Black professors making a difference on Butler’s campus. Collegian file photo.  In 1976, then-President Gerald Ford decreed Black History Month a national observance. More than 45 years later, the month of February is still a time where Americans can celebrate and learn more about the Black individuals who helped shape our country, and those

Music and lyrics: the power of poetry

If you are looking to let loose your inner lyricist, the voice that always seems to sum up the events of your life in apt metaphors and wry similes, the Power Poetry Jam is for you. Arielle Arzu, BSU’s vice president of volunteerism, said the Power Poetry Jam will be educational. “It’s a great way

OPINION | Everyone should partake in Black History Month

A fairly common misconception about Black History Month is that it’s only a time for African-Americans. This is false. It’s a time for every American, no matter their race, to reflect on our nation’s past and learn about its history. February is Black History Month, and Butler  University is hosting a string of events called

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