Students planning to graduate in May 2020 react to the alternative commencement now scheduled for Dec. 18.
In-person classes, on-campus events and commencement have all been canceled due to precautions against the coronavirus.
Butler likes to call itself a progressive institution, but still brings a problematic speaker like conservative columnist David Brooks to campus. Opinion Columnist Nate Lemen provides his thoughts on the matter.
Butler University President Jim Danko announced last Thursday the keynote speaker at the 2013 commencement will be New York Times bestselling author John Green. His most recent work, “The Fault in Our Stars,” is what earned him the honor from the Times. He also is known for his 2012 novel, “Looking for Alaska.” Green also…