Tag Archives: CPA

Butler announces parking changes

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY NEWS EDITOR Butler University announced changes to parking rules for the remainder of the semester via email Tuesday. Student will now be allowed to park in three different “A” lots, typically for faculty and staff parking, between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. and in another “A” lot near Irwin Library between 8 p.m.

CPA prioritizes campus projects

The Student Government Association’s Council on Presidential Affairs has developed a wish list for this year, but Christmas is still more than a month away. CPA outlined 35 objectives it wants to work on as it starts projects for the academic year, including an underground tunnel system connecting every building on campus, a sports bar

Students hunger for dining changes

Freshman Kathryn Cleary  started Dawgs for a Cause two weeks ago to show Butler University’s dining services what students really have a taste for. Cleary said she immediately saw the food offered by dining services was not up to par. After starting the group, Cleary tried boycotting dining services for eight days. During her boycott,

OPINION | SGA advisers play vital role

Published April 18, 2012 The recent attacks on the Student Government Association have taken a turn for the worse. The criticisms no longer are directed at the students who represent us. Now advisers are being targeted for unwarranted reasons. The latest assault on SGA leaders and advisers was centered on the Dean of Student Life

CPA summit to assess diversity

Butler University is holding its first diversity summit at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Ford Salon at Robertson Hall. The event, cosponsored by R.E.A.C.H. and Council on Presidential Affairs, will seek to explain the definition of diversity, discuss how diversity will fit into plans for Butler’s future and develop an assessment of the current state

SGA budgets for next year

The remaining portion of the Butler University Student Government Association’s 2012-13 budget will most likely be approved today at assembly, said Dan Schramm, vice president of finance.  SGA approved almost half of its budget at the last meeting. “Only some of the smaller boards remain,” Schramm said. “If it isn’t approved this week, it will

OPINION | Danko should sign environmental initiative

Butler University’s Board of Trustees retreat will begin in Naples, Fla., tomorrow and last through Saturday. At this retreat, it is expected that President Jim Danko will begin reaching out to the board in preparation for his signing of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. By signing the commitment, higher education institutions pledge

Environmentally Friendly

When Sarah Strobl came to Butler University as a pharmacy student, her story and life plan changed after a two-week tropical biology class in Panama. During the summer of 2010, the rainforest was Strobl’s classroom, and she said she was always lagging behind the group, completely in awe of everything. As she gazed at the

Qdoba added to list accepting Dawg Bucks

Early last week, Qdoba became a partner with Butler University’s  Dawg Bucks program, joining Papa John’s as an off-campus dining option. Last spring student affairs, Aramark and the Council on Presidential Affairs started working together to add off-campus dining options for students. Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson said that this idea was the

Committee considers renovations to university soft space

Some of Butler University’s soft spaces may soon be receiving a face lift, pending approval by university officials and input by students at an upcoming “furniture fair.” Council on Presidential Affairs Chair Mike Tirman heads the soft space committee, which was put together by CPA to plan and research areas on campus that could be