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.
Study what you love
Though subjects may be taught in different buildings, every field of study can be enriched with perspectives from different disciplines.
The enrollment echelon: My.Butler’s retro style causes panic
Columnist Madeleine Lucchetti explores the infamously inconvenient my.butler website.
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…
Individualized major serves students craving options
With advising for the spring semester only a month away, Butler University underclassmen soon will consider what course of action they want to take with their academic futures. But when the most common major among incoming freshmen is the exploratory studies major, according to Tom Weede, vice president of enrollment management, some students struggle to…