Students reminisce on their time at Ross Hall, Vice President Rockwood discusses future plans.
“There wasn’t anyone at the front desk. There wasn’t anyone making sure we were okay. We felt really alone.”
The process of symptomatic isolation in ex-dorm Ross Hall does not have to be totally and utterly emotionally isolating. If you think you might have COVID-19 like I did, here is what to expect.
Floppy disc disposal, Dick Hamm’s retirement notice and a homogenous array of job fair schedules were just a few of the items topping the university’s “Butler Today” listserv during the first months of the semester. But while students looking to recycle their unwieldy collection of pre-Y2K technology had no issue finding resources to help them, students in desperate need of mental health resources during a global pandemic were left in the dark.
When a Butler student tests positive for COVID-19, they are asked to return to their primary residence. If they are unable to do so, they will be given a room in Ross Hall, a residence hall built in 1954.
There are certain procedures that students will need to follow if they test positive for COVID-19.
Students from Ross and Irvington delve into what they believe are the root causes of discord between the two residence hall groups.
The projected numbers for the Class 2023 have forced Butler to leave Ross Hall open for another year.
Butler’s biggest class leads to overflow into ceremoniously retired residence hall. While students in Ross aren’t getting the Irvington treatment, they’re enjoying the community feel.
Between Feb. 20 and Feb. 27, BUPD reported 14 instances of crime on or related to Butler’s campus. Reports included vandalism, unlawful entry, and theft from a building as well as three separate incidents in Resco.