Tag Archives: Greek

OPINION | Butler should embrace what unites us

So many things divide Butler University’s student body, whether it be graduation year, major, Greek affiliation—or lack thereof—political ideals, or even favorite color. But on Friday, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event at the Health and Recreation Complex brought participants together in a way that I have not seen before on this campus.

Assembly to vote on U.S. housing act

A resolution to allow tax deductible contributions for non-profit, non-university-owned housing will be voted on today in Student Government Association assembly. The resolution is the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act. If passed, SGA would throw its support behind this federal policy proposal. Senior Ginnye Cubel brought up the resolution last week as new business. Cubel

Being black at Butler

Jill McCarter | News Editor | jmccarte@butler.edu A look at the past, present and future of black students’ experiences and enrollment at Butler University. Walking down the sidewalks of Butler University before her freshman year during an admissions tour, Kazmyn Perry realized that if she chose to attend, she would be in the minority. Still,

New student groups encourage faith, professionalism

Two new student groups join a Butler University’s other campus organizations this semester: Converge and P3 (“p-cubed”). While Converge seeks to enhance campus spirituality, Professional Presence and Profile (or P3) aims to increase students’ professional prospects and images. Austin Weaver, a fourth-year pharmacy student and vice-president of Converge, said the group is an answer to

Independents hope to improve, increase student involvement

Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson addressed the difference in involvement between Greek and non-Greek students at the most recent town hall, and it has caused a buzz among students. The university has conducted no formal studies, but  it seems as though it is widely-held idea that Greek students are more involved with leadership

OPINION | Butler and Greek system grow stronger together

When the spirit of competition overwhelms Butler University during recruitment week, it is easy for  individual Greek organizations to forget that they are part of one Greek community. Chapter members are busy thinking of the upcoming semester and what can be done to improve each of their own organizations. Butler has a thriving, strong Greek

Phi Kappa Psi evaluates members

Butler University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity welcomed 28 pledges earlier this month after evaluating the status of all undergraduate members last December. According to chapter president Ryan Medas, “a few” Phi Kappa Psi members were given alumni status the week before final exams last semester following a review process. Director of Greek

Alcohol taskforce gathering information to send to administration

In response to an increased number of alcohol-related hospital visits, the Butler Alcohol Taskforce is gathering information and plans to present recommendations to administration about potential changes to Butler University’s alcohol policy by the end of the semester. During last week’s Homecoming, some students worried that Butler would be cracking down on the festivities, often