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New initiatives for first-generation students aim to support, engage

New initiatives for first-generation students aim to support, engage

“After a global pandemic cut short plans for former Dean of Students Sally Click’s BUFirst initiative, current staff are working to celebrate and support the first-generation community at Butler — from students to faculty to staff.”

Freshman Caucus making impact on campus

NATALIE SMITH NMSMITH1@BUTLER.EDU STAFF REPORTER Hundreds of little white flags covered the lawn in front of Starbucks last week. The Freshman Caucus used the white flags as a visual representation of its latest freshman service fundraiser for Gleaners Food Bank. Students could purchase a flag for $1 and that dollar would buy four meals for

Butler’s student retention beats national average

NATALIE SMITH STAFF REPORTER Ninety-one percent of members of Butler University’s 2011 freshman class came back for their sophomore year, which is 14 percent higher than the national average, according to U.S. News.and World Report. Butler takes an interest in making sure that freshmen and sophomores are put in the highest importance when it comes

Inside the student mind

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY NEWS EDITOR MJACONDU@BUTLER.EDU In recent years, Butler has seen a steady increase in the use of mental health services in different areas on campus. The number of students going to the Health and Recreation Center for counseling and consultation services has almost doubled from 6 percent to 10 percent of the student body

The ins and outs of FERPA

MELISSA IANNUZZI | ASST. NEWS EDITOR A group of Butler students gathered to smoke marijuana late one night when they were approached by a Butler University Police Department officer. He started to confiscate their drugs when one of the girls started seizing and fell to the ground. “I was absolutely terrified,” said the student, who

Students hunger for dining changes

Freshman Kathryn Cleary  started Dawgs for a Cause two weeks ago to show Butler University’s dining services what students really have a taste for. Cleary said she immediately saw the food offered by dining services was not up to par. After starting the group, Cleary tried boycotting dining services for eight days. During her boycott,

Sex crimes, liquor arrests increase

Butler University had more crimes in five of the 17 crime sub-categories listed in Butler’s recently released Comprehensive Combined Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report for 2011. Forcible sex offenses, liquor law arrests, drug law arrests, drug law violations referred for Student Conduct Actions and forcible burglary at Butler all increased from 2010