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Diversity, excitement and concern: a glance at Butler’s newest class

ALEXANDRA BODE Staff Reporter   Butler University welcomed a record-breaking class last weekend. It was not size, but the group’s diversity which put it in the school’s history books. The class of 2017 is the most ethnically and geographically diverse freshman class to date. Of the 1,025 new students,  14.4 percent label themselves as “multicultural,”

Butler students attend inauguration

Butler University students spending a semester in Washington, D.C., had the opportunity to attend Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term as president. Described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the students said it was amazing to witness such a largely-attended event. Some of the students were able to obtain tickets that allowed them to sit closer

OPINION | Proposed education funding comes up short

In the 2012 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama emphasized the relationship between an affordable college education, a growing middle class and a strong national economy. The fiscal year 2013 budget proposal reflects this announcement, specifically with college education. Obama has proposed a 2.5 percent increase in educational spending. Butler students should understand

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