Tag Archives: Homecoming

New events bring crowds

Butler University Homecoming featured new events for alumni and current students. New to this year’s events included Behind the Scenes at Hinkle Fieldhouse, Butler Couples Commitment Blessing and Butler Homecoming Food Truck Festival. Nikki Mazelin, director of alumni and parent programs, said the Behind the Scenes at Hinkle Fieldhouse event had good turnout. Mazelin said

Alumni stay tied to Butler

Butler University Homecoming is not only a big deal for current students—it’s the university’s biggest alumni-focused event. Homecoming weekend included many events geared toward specific alumni groups, said Jennie Jones, associate director of alumni and parent programs. Some of those events included five-,10-, 25- and 50-year class reunions, the tailgate in the Hinkle Fieldhouse parking

OPINION | Workloads during Homecoming week should decrease

Homecoming is a time for the entire student body to come together. Unfortunately, many couldn’t fully participate because they had homework. Homecoming is an important weekend and only comes around once a year. Teachers should try to accommodate students and lighten our workload. Many students had major assignments due after Fall Break, only to get

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

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