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Annual Board of Trustees dinner sparks conversation, collaboration

COLIN LIKAS CLIKAS@BUTLER.EDU EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Conversation flowed from the Johnson Room in Robertson Hall Friday, as Butler University’s Board of Trustees and the Student Government Association hosted an annual dinner. The event gave student leaders around campus the opportunity to speak and share their work with board members and school administrators. This year marked the sixth


COLIN LIKAS | Editor-in-Chief The Butler Collegian is struggling financially­—along with other school newspapers and the nation’s newspaper industry—and is searching for new business models and revenue streams. Changes in technology and the recent recession have resulted in advertising revenue falling from a high of $42,000 seven years ago to a new low of less

Assessing the value of student journalism

BY MALLORY DUNCAN | ASST. ARTS, ETC. EDITOR The Butler Collegian has been publishing since 1886. The impact it—and other student newspapers—can have on their respective college and university campuses can be far reaching. “College papers are essential because not only do they just help the students learn how to do journalism but they help

Fairbanks, Gallahue users hope for key card access

DONALD PERIN STAFF REPORTER The Fairbanks Building and Gallahue Hall are the only major academic buildings on Butler University’s campus without access via student ID cards. The Student Government Association, along with the Department of Maintenance Services, eventually hopes to install key card access to those buildings, with priority being put on Fairbanks. “Our goal

Fisher releases proposed budget

MELISSA IANNUZZI | ASST. NEWS EDITOR Butler University’s Student Government Association set a target maximum budget for the 2013-2014 academic year. SGA’s proposed budget is  slightly more than $763,000, according to documents from Craig Fisher, SGA president. SGA’s approved budget last academic year was just more than $748,000, according to The Collegian’s “SGA assembly approves

Craig Fisher voted SGA president

The Butler student body chose junior Craig Fisher to lead the Student Government Association in the 2013-14 school year. The Election Oversight Committee released the verified results for the SGA presidential election Monday night. Fisher is a pharmacy major native to Indianapolis. Both of his parents are Butler alumni.  He attributes his success to his

Three candidates vie for SGA presidency

Next Monday, the Butler University student body will vote for a new Student Government Association president. Whoever it picks will be in charge of representing student interests and close to three quarters of a million dollars. The members of SGA  hope this year’s election has a better turnout than previous years, said Abigail Springer, a

Alcohol policy changes considered by task force

The alcohol task force is discussing possible changes to Butler University’s current alcohol policy. The current alcohol policy was created in 2002. Irene Stevens, dean of student life, said, since then, the number of hospitalizations due to alcohol, arrests, sexual assaults and summons tickets have increased dramatically. This school year, seven student arrests have been

Butler runs for local kids

Some Butler University students will don their Halloween costumes Friday to support the U.S. Dream Academy in Butler’s first ever 5k costume run. All proceeds from the event go directly to the U.S. Dream Academy. The U.S. Dream Academy is an organization that works to empower children from impoverished communities, helping them succeed in school