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Butler summer housing to be in the Apartment Village this year

Butler summer housing to be in the Apartment Village this year

Students have multiple options for living on or near campus over the summer. This year, on-campus housing will be in the Apartment Village, instead of ResCo, where students have lived during summers in the past.

Heavy rains put campus in the dark

KATIE GOODRICH STAFF REPORTER Halloween night was especially spooky this year with power outages in four buildings on campus. Irwin Library, Jordan Hall, part of Lilly Hall and Residential College lost power around 7:30 p.m, said Rich Michal, executive director of facilities. Students in ResCo were evacuated Thursday night because of safety concerns. Michal said

Checking in on freshmen in ResCo

Despite being removed from other first-year students, freshmen in Residential College are showing no signs of disadvantage after nearly two semesters at Butler University. On Aug. 31, The Collegian published an article checking in on first-year students in the freshman unit of ResCo to compare their social experience with freshmen living in other residence halls

Mardi Gras ‘a learning experience’

The Diversity Center held its first student-organized Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 21 in the Residential College dining room. The event featured Butler University’s Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matt Pivec, assistant director of music, Cajun cuisine provided by Yats, psychic readings and a Mardi Gras Faux Floats contest. Bobbie Gibson, assistant director of

Plan for international living unit in the works

The International Student Services Office is making plans for an international living unit next semester in ResCo, according to the office’s associate director. The unit would potentially feature 20 international students and 20 domestic students and the hope is that this arrangement will better integrate international students into the Butler culture. “I feel peers have

Administration working to improve rentention rates

The retention rates at Butler University have been consistent over the years, but the university is looking to bring them closer to 100 percent. Right now, Butler’s average retention from first to second year is 88 percent. “If you don’t retain students there, they won’t be there for their junior year,” Associate Provost Mary Macmanus