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Butler University debuts next official live mascot, Blue IV

Butler University debuts next official live mascot, Blue IV

Since it was announced in October 2019 that Butler University’s beloved live mascot Butler Blue III, or “Trip,” would be finishing his term at the end of the school year, questions have lingered within the community about who his successor will be. After an extensive search process, Butler Blue IV has been chosen.

Butler mourns America’s dog

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY and TAYLOR MEADOR | News Editor and Design Chief Butler University’s beloved former mascot, Blue II, died on Saturday from complications relating to congestive heart failure. The news was announced through a press release from Butler President James Danko yesterday. Over the past few months, Blue’s health took a steep decline as he

Under the veil of anonymity

Social media pages such as Butler Confessions are becoming increasingly popular among Butler University students. The Butler Confessions Facebook page has 737 likes as of press time, and the @ButlerConfessio Twitter page has 1,291 followers. The pages essentially allow anyone to send in “confessions” to a surveymonkey.com questionnaire.  The confessions are then posted anonymously on

Butler celebrates its dog

The crowd at Butler University’s Starbucks last Friday afternoon consisted of students, faculty, local media and even a couple from Los Angeles-—all for a dog. Butler Blue II was celebrating both his birthday and retirement, with desserts for the crowd and a two-hour-long photo-op. The Butler University Student Foundation plans the birthday party each year

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