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Butler students attend inauguration

Butler University students spending a semester in Washington, D.C., had the opportunity to attend Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term as president. Described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the students said it was amazing to witness such a largely-attended event. Some of the students were able to obtain tickets that allowed them to sit closer

STAFF EDITORIAL | Inauguration needs to focus on students

The inauguration of Butler University’s 21st president, Jim Danko, this November, is no doubt a big event, and seems to be growing even bigger by the day. There’s the 90-minute installation ceremony Nov. 12, academic exhibits, a faculty and staff reception, a student breakfast, concerts, an inaugural gala—and an entire committee dedicated to planning it.