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Despite discussion, SGA assembly frequency will not change

Despite discussion, SGA assembly frequency will not change

It may always get brought up at Student Government Association assembly meetings, but the meeting frequency will not change any time soon. SGA President Al Carroll said that the idea to move assembly to every other week as opposed to every week like it is now is brought up every year. “The administration wouldn’t change

Students, alumni reflect on SGA

With Student Government Association elections around the corner, students and alumni reflected on SGA’s current administration and their experiences with the organization in years past. While student leaders affiliated with SGA maintain the organization is acting in the best interests of the students and is headed in the right direction, some students would like to

Computer science team places fourth in competition

Butler computer science students placed fourth out of 28 teams at the Carnegie Mellon Spring Programming competition in Pittsburgh March 25 and 26. “The most remarkable thing about Butler’s teams is that unlike many other teams that compete, we do not practice or prepare at all before going,”Ankur Gupta, the team’s faculty coach, said. “Our

Study shows students shouldn’t text in class

Texting during class may end up hurting your grades in the long run. Mandy Gingerich, an assistant professor of psychology, does an in-class exercise that yields data about effect of texting on grades in her cognitive processes course. Gingerich said last January, when she led a participant idea exchange at the National Institute for the

MBA program listed as one of best part-time programs

Butler’s College of Business MBA program recently placed 105 out of 166 schools in U.S. News and World Report. This is the program’s first recognition in the listing. “I’m glad we finally made the report,” Dean Chuck Williams said. “We’re glad to get that recognition.” The place is earned by MBA program directors at each

Big numbers bring changes to admissions

Because of a surge in applicant numbers this year, the admissions department adjusted the admission process to take on this significant increase, and hopes to welcome a class of 960-1,000 students in the fall. Given the surprisingly large class of 2014, many were concerned with what to expect for next year. However, students can rest