Stop underestimating your power.
Let’s be clear: it’s well-documented that Butler was aware of Created Equal’s plan to come in advance, and the group is known for their provocative measures. Instead of prioritizing student awareness on very our own campus, Butler knowingly let down their community in the process.
The malice and aggression that suffocates most politically-charged public events was absent. Perhaps, this is due to the maturity and poignant power dynamic of student organizers.
Columnist Bridget Early examines Butler athletes’ perspectives on the NFL “take a knee” protests.
Bulldogs for Life recently took to Butler University’s sidewalks, but not with chants and picket signs in broad daylight. These protestors were strangely silent, using chalk to scrawl their opinions on sidewalks by night. This attempt to bring a heady social-issue discussion to the forefront is commendable, but it ultimately fails to raise consciousness. Several…