Butler administration canceled an event featuring activist Angela Davis without the input of students who planned the event for four months. Now, they’re demanding for the event to be reinstated and an apology be issued to Davis.
The United States Capitol Building was besieged for over five hours by white supremacists acting with the encouragement of President Donald Trump, whose speech at an alt-right rally earlier that day fomented the attack on the nation’s seat of legislative power.
In light of recent on-campus protests, Butler students share tips and tricks for protesting and counter-protesting.
The precariousness of the present moment is unlike anything any of us has ever experienced — so I have begun looking towards the cultural contexts of the past in an effort to understand our culture now.
Sharing violent videos of police brutality is not allyship. It is an exploitive way to dehumanize Black people.
The Butler Collegian asked several Butler students to write about their experiences protesting around the country.
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.