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OPINION | SGA advisers play vital role

Published April 18, 2012 The recent attacks on the Student Government Association have taken a turn for the worse. The criticisms no longer are directed at the students who represent us. Now advisers are being targeted for unwarranted reasons. The latest assault on SGA leaders and advisers was centered on the Dean of Student Life

A LOOK BACK | Provost leaves mixed legacy at Butler

Provost leaves mixed legacy at Butler Jill McCarter | News Editor | jmccarte@butler.edu In Jamie Comstock’s executive corner office, the windows are open, letting in the familiarity of Butler University’s campus—even in the month of December. After three and a half years, Jamie has grown accustomed to the sounds of lawnmowers, the heavy door of

Butler holds thank you reception for Confucious Institute

Butler University celebrated its partnership with the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis on Tuesday evening with a reception that featured speeches from both schools, Chinese delicacies and classical Chinese music. The Confucius Institute in Indianapolis—part of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)—recently donated more than 1,300 books, DVDs and other instructional materials to Butler University to enrich

Danko hopes new ideas, programs create bond, accessibility with students

This afternoon, there will be a new Butler University president sitting at Starbucks waiting to talk to students. President Jim Danko will have his first “Chat with the President” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. today at Starbucks. Danko said he is making an effort to try to interact with and be accessible to students on campus. “I

Mail Center move still stings

Late last semester, between the joy and agony of the Final Four and finals week, Butler University announced the relocation of the Mail Center. It was the home of sunny Mail Processor Pam Hopkins and the heart of the campus community. But its relocation symbolizes a shift in Butler’s identity. When the move was announced,

Butler bids farewell to Fong family

He’s here for business. He’s armed with giant oval grampa reading glasses, his trusty sidekick and a tall, black Pike Place Starbucks coffee. He’s here to talk politics, policies and infrastructure. Well, he would be, if students weren’t so awkwardly waiting for the right time to approach the man himself. For a man with a

President’s house, Creative Writing Center to get updates

Renovations will soon occur at the Carter House, the official residence for university presidents, and at the Creative Writing Center. The president’s house, located at 525 Blue Ridge Road, will undergo renovations to welcome Butler University’s new president. No specific work orders have been placed and approved for the house, according to a press release