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27 years in the making: 1 million attendees at Clowes Education Matinee series

27 years in the making: 1 million attendees at Clowes Education Matinee series

A milestone 27 years in the making, the Clowes Education Matinee series surpassed its one million visitors mark, with a group of 44 second and third graders from Walnut Elementary School last Tuesday.

Graffiti: Not your mother’s portraits

BRITTANY GARRETT: STAFF REPORTER “Tagging”—the art of graffiti—has only recently found its way into the world of accepted art forms. Existing in the nebulous region between self-expression and public desecration, the idea is still quite controversial. Despite this, exhibitions of graffiti art have sprung up in established and venerated artistic venues from Los Angeles to

Star Fountain repairs continue

From fountain hopping to bubbling, Star Fountain has been the focus of many lasting memories for Butler students. Today, it stands out as a black eye on campus. While undergoing maintenance over the summer, a construction worker accidentally backed his pickup truck into the fountain, knocking several pieces of limestone loose. Junior Rachel Head, a

Modern opera travels from IU to BU

Packed up and delivered all the way from Indiana University, “Akhnaten” comes to life on stage at Clowes Memorial Hall this weekend. Indianapolis Opera partnered with IU’s opera theater program to present this modern production about the Egyptian  pharaoh Akhnaten. The partnership between IU and Indy Opera has been in the works for a number

The Butler dance department presents: The Midwinter Dance Festival

Different styles, music and costumes can be brought together by one essential element: dance. All these components will mesh and be put on display to encompass the tradition of the Midwinter Dance Festival at Butler University. The middle of three major Butler dance department productions, the festival is a “mixed-bill production,” meaning there are a

Successful artist inspires greatness

Greatness. Not good, greatness. Common said that word repeatedly  as he spoke at Clowes Memorial Hall last Thursday to a sold-out crowd. “This is a chance for me to talk to the future,” said Common, a Chicago native.“ Butler University has the components to make the future full of greatness.” Common is a two-time Grammy

West, Smiley seek conversation

Professor Cornel West and media personality Tavis Smiley spoke to a crowd gathered at Clowes Memorial Hall last Friday as they lectured on their recently published book, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.” Smiley, a native of Kokomo, Ind., and an Indiana University alumnus, is a host for the national talk