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Popular culture interests Hoerl

By Julia Laczin Communications and film have become a larger part of the picture for Butler University academics as one professor broadens the perspectives of students. Kristen Hoerl is an assistant professor of communication studies at Butler University. Her film criticism class is more than viewing films. “I was always interested in popular culture and

Media programs merge in new college

Earlier this summer, Butler finalized the process of creating its sixth college—The College of Communication—which will integrate all of the existing communications and media programs under one roof. The decision was the result of a proposal made last year by several of Butler’s communication and media departments. “There have been two failed attempts to try