“Almost everyone will have someone at the dinner table — whether it be your weird cousin, your aggressively racist pee-paw or your fire and brimstone, Westboro-lite aunt Karen — who will not hesitate to say something out of pocket.”
International Transgender Day of Visibility
The annual holiday celebrates trans people while acknowledging the ongoing struggle for equality.
Time to Bust the B.U.B.B.L.E.
Bust the B.U.B.B.L.E., a student movement for racial justice, held its annual MLK Love Walk on Jan. 17 after the group’s hiatus. They have worked since 2015 — and have plans to continue — to improve the experiences of students of color at Butler.
Butler welcomes lawyer and human rights advocate Bryan Stevenson to Clowes Memorial Hall for guided discussion
Stevenson’s work in prison inequity and racial terrorism acknowledgement has reached across the country through his work with the Equal Justice Initiative.
A king of the people
LeBron James, the face of the NBA, has made it known that he is as much of an activist as he is a basketball player. Since play in the bubble began, James has been outspoken and passionate about the need for change in America.
Updates on the Butler JCA Social Justice & Diversity taskforce
JCA created their Social Justice & Diversity taskforce back in the spring of 2019. Now, the college is continuing to implement social justice and diversity as an integral part of the JCA experience, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New student organization aims to educate and support
Students for Justice in Palestine focused on de-stigmatizing Palestine and providing a space for Palestinian students.
On Created Equal, co-optation and administrative response
Let’s be clear: it’s well-documented that Butler was aware of Created Equal’s plan to come in advance, and the group is known for their provocative measures. Instead of prioritizing student awareness on very our own campus, Butler knowingly let down their community in the process.
New Social Justice and Diversity core requirement begins implementation phase
After two years of debate, students will have to take SJD designated course after implementation and pilot programs are complete.
A bulldog’s stance on NFL kneeling
Columnist Bridget Early examines Butler athletes’ perspectives on the NFL “take a knee” protests.