Tag Archives: Derrick Rogan

In the community: Butler freshman reaches out to change the way children perceive police officers

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Derrick Rogan saw a problem in his community.  Rogan noticed his neighbors viewed police officers as enemies rather than  people trying to help.  Rather than idly sitting by, Rogan set out to make a change. A Butler freshman studying criminology, sociology and Spanish, Rogan became involved with

Successful artist inspires greatness

Greatness. Not good, greatness. Common said that word repeatedly  as he spoke at Clowes Memorial Hall last Thursday to a sold-out crowd. “This is a chance for me to talk to the future,” said Common, a Chicago native.“ Butler University has the components to make the future full of greatness.” Common is a two-time Grammy