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Weekend power outage disrupts musical, leaves campus in the dark

All buildings now have full electricity after a power outage at Butler University Saturday left students in the dark and employees working overtime. Butler staff shut off power across campus after lightning struck near or on the power plant located behind Schwitzer Hall said Ben Hunter, Chief of Staff and Executive Director of Public Safety.

Lightning strike leaves much of campus without power

Butler University officials suspect a lightning strike may be the reason that power is out in most of the campus’s buildings. Around 3:30 p.m., the Butler University Police Department sent an alert about a possible lightning strike to Butler’s power plant, located behind Schwitzer Hall. The outage affects all campus buildings except for Apartment Village, BUPD