From hybrid classes to vaccine clinics, Butler has undergone many changes this year. Students react to these events and the year as a whole.
The Butler Interfaith Council, a group of around 12 students from different religious backgrounds, was created to foster religious conversations for students from a variety of religious backgrounds. The council’s goal is to allow for conversations concerning religious and secular questions and experiences.
Coronavirus strikes again, putting the hard work and dreams of Butler’s performance majors in jeopardy. Near the end of March, the Butler Ballet hit a snag when a number of their performers tested positive for COVID-19.
“I think I can speak for everyone on the planet when I say that I am ready for the world to start to get back to normal, and getting vaccinated is the best way to try to ensure that it can.”
The on-campus vaccine clinic opened on April 7, students received vaccines from their COPHS peers
Multimedia reporter Chloe Brown asks students their thoughts on Butler offering students the Pfizer vaccine to students on campus.
Butler faculty and staff coordinate the new COVID-19 clinic with pharmacy student volunteers.
Canceling spring break because of COVID-19 has spread many students too thin. If Butler is concerned about the pandemic, columnist Kennedi Ulman raises the question: why are we hosting March Madness?
These next few weeks will be a big step in advancing the country to herd immunity and allowing students, Indiana residents or not, to be vaccinated before they return home.
In collaboration with the Indiana Department of Health, Butler has been selected to host a two-dose vaccine distribution site on campus for Indiana and out-of-state students, as well as international students. The Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to students between April 7–9 and May 4–6.