“Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Muslim Student Association (MSA) and Jewish Voice for Peace Indiana (JVP) collectively organized a candlelit vigil to honor the tens of thousands of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip in the last two months following years of conflict and October’s Hamas attacks in Israel.”
Butler MSA encourages non-Muslim students to participate in the fasting practice and celebratory meal of Ramadan.
Butler students learn about Ramadan together by fasting and celebrating iftar.
Students gather together and spend time in prayer for Ramadan.
The Center for Faith and Vocation and Butler Dining are collaborating with student religious groups to provide traditional meals in honor of spring holidays.
The Butler University community gathered at the Star Fountain on campus to support the Muslim community and share in their grief. Speakers were from several faith organizations, including leaders from the Indianapolis area and across the country.
NATALIE SMITH STAFF REPORTER Despite their respective differences, Butler University’s religious clubs have in common one thing beyond coexistance: The phrase “Holy freshmen.” Butler’s religious organizations felt the impact of the class of 2017. Membership increased more than usual this year. Matt O’Brien, a junior and member of Cru, a Christian organization on campus, said…