Tag Archives: Irene Stevens

Stevens set to retire at school year’s end

Irene Stevens, Butler University’s dean of student life, will retire at the end of the school year. Stevens has served under five university presidents and has seen the university double in student enrollment during her 15 years at Butler. “I have seen the university evolve from a local institution to a regional institution,” Stevens said.

Women’s history month celebrated on campus

All over the country, people are celebrating women and their contributions to society. At Butler, REACH; Demia; the Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies department; Student Affairs; Health Education; the Diversity Center and the residence life department are all celebrating March as National Women’s History Month with a wide variety of activities and events. “It’s good,

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

Student shot with pellet gun at AV

Published Sept. 18, 2012 A student shot another student in the head and shoulder with a pellet gun at Apartment Village on Sept. 11. Ben Hunter, chief of staff and executive director of public safety, refused to release the full incident report. The Collegian was granted access to a redacted version of the report. Around

Organization gets denied

A prospective student organization was denied endorsement by the Student Government Association last Wednesday, and is up for appeal today. The National Society for Leadership and Success was presented before SGA executives and was denied endorsement. SGA Assembly will now listen to the NSLS’s presentation, and will vote to pass it or not. If the

OPINION | Butler should notify students about new alcohol policy

If upperclassmen are as punishable as freshmen for alcohol violations, then they should receive the same information the freshman do. Over the summer, the administration revamped the alcohol policy on campus. The administration forbade freshmen from going inside Greek houses until after last Monday. Another policy change is that there are no fines for alcohol

90 students waitlisted: Administrators look to find spots for unlucky students

Several rising sophomores and juniors found themselves on a 2012-13 housing wait list after last week’s housing selection nights. The lists contain a total of 90 students—36 sophomores and 54 juniors. “We’re going to go through those wait lists as quickly as we can to get everyone into a place where they are pleased,” said

Spring Sing and fun in the sun

Butler students will raise their voices and whip out their swimsuits for this year’s beach-themed Spring Sing fundraiser. The two music fraternities on campus, the women’s fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota and the men’s fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, organize this yearly event. Junior French horn major and member of Sigma Alpha Iota Abbey Springer is