Throughout the month, various clubs and organizations and clubs will hold diversity-focused events.
There’s always a first: Hank Foster’s legacy at Butler
Seven decades later, Foster’s impact can still be felt throughout campus.
Black History Month at Butler
February’s schedule includes Black professionals panel, annual Unity Ball.
Black Student Union to host annual Melanin Monologues
The third annual Melanin Monologues, an event that showcases the talents of students and faculty, will take place in the Johnson Room on Friday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m.
Same campus, different experience: a discussion with the Black Student Union
Columnist Nate Lemen discusses the experience of being a black student on a predominantly white campus with three executive members of the 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…