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Students confused about late start to 2019-2020 school year

Students confused about late start to 2019-2020 school year

This year, classes started later than usual on Aug. 28 and winter break is a full week shorter. Last year, classes started Aug. 22 and the year before that, Aug. 23. Winter break was four weeks for both previous academic years.

OPINION | Full liberal arts education needed

The liberal arts focus at Butler University is an integral part of students’ educational experience. This becomes especially important during scheduling, when it is much easier to notice and disparage the problems with the core curriculum. Although the core curriculum needs some improvements, students must not forget the importance of a liberal arts education. The

Priority scheduling fits busy schedules

Between practices, weight training, conditioning and meetings with athletic trainers, Elizabeth Jennings, a forward for Butler University’s women’s basketball team, spends about 40 hours or more per week juggling team responsibilities on top of her classwork. Because of their hectic schedules, each semester Jennings, a junior, and the rest of the university’s student-athletes get priority