University surveys help the public understand the demographics present on campus, but transgender and nonbinary student data has fallen through the cracks.
Genderqueering Greek life
Greek life is often lauded as a place to foster long-lasting relationships, but these communities are also criticized as inaccessible for many demographics, including people who do not identify with the gender binary.
“Canción con todos:” Latinx Student Union begins a month of celebration
Student organization Latinx Student Union held their Coloring of Star Fountain event on Sept. 16. This was their first in a series of events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
Students’ expectations versus the reality
What happens on campus is different from what Butler is advertising to students.
The hypervisibility of students of color at a predominantly white institution
Within Butler University’s very white student body, students of color who work to advocate for their communities struggle to reconcile our hypervisibility and invisibility.
Angela Davis, and the bureaucracy that cancelled her
This is a story of bureaucratic bungling and mishandling of a decades-old ideological dispute — and the web of accusations that followed.
Bulldogs of Butler: Michaela Ivory
Senior anthropology major Michaela Ivory shares her involvement with Sigma Gamma Rho and the Diversity Center, and how these organizations have impacted her time at Butler.
Butler implements new BUPD advisory board in response to policing concerns
While it may be a few months before students and faculty see these changes in action, and Kaltenmark said the best interests of the Butler community are at the forefront of their decision-making.
Updates on the Butler JCA Social Justice & Diversity taskforce
JCA created their Social Justice & Diversity taskforce back in the spring of 2019. Now, the college is continuing to implement social justice and diversity as an integral part of the JCA experience, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JCA is working towards diversity and inclusion. What are the other colleges doing?
The deans of LAS, CCOM and COPHS are all adamant about improving conditions for students of different backgrounds. Creating welcoming environments, hiring diverse faculty, and creating diverse curriculum seem to be a priority for all.