Tag Archives: Black Student Union

Observing a history of racial diversity

Butler University boasts a rich history of racial acceptance. However, some decades of Butler’s history are also tainted with influence from the Ku Klux Klan and segregation. “Ovid Butler had a very high vision of racial equality, which was, unfortunately, not always upheld,” Sally Childs-Helton, Irwin Library’s rare books and special collections librarian,  said. Butler’s

Dueling Pianos event was entertaining, but lacked proper planning and participation

With Saturday’s performance by Dueling Pianos International complete, October events on campus are off to a lukewarm start. The performance, which took place from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., featured two good-spirited keyboarders on two quarter-sized faux-piano electric keyboards, which appeared comically small in the expansive Reilly Room. Brandon Kent and Landon Rocks were both