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Social media roundup: No. 4 Butler defeats No. 13 Winthrop in round one of NCAA tournament

Social media roundup: No. 4 Butler defeats No. 13 Winthrop in round one of NCAA tournament

The world fun and celebrated Butler’s first round win over Winthrop University. Check out what fans had to say about the Bulldogs’ win.

Why social media has morphed into an approval-seeker of others

Butler student checks her Snapchat. Photo by Michael Brown. DOUGLAS ROCHE III | OPINION COLUMNIST | droche@butler.edu The internet drives society today. There is no other way around it.  It is our generation’s invention of the light bulb.  I would love to be able to go back to 1990 just before the World Wide Web

Butler named in Top 100 for college social media

EMILY WILLIAMS ECWILLI2@BUTLER.EDU StudentAdvisor.com recently named Butler University 35th in the top 100 social media-saavy colleges. To accomplish this, Butler made large strides to engage its students, faculty and alumni through social media. The Twitter accounts of Blue II and Blue III helped Butler become a top competitor. Along with the dogs, the men’s basketball

Student-athletes tread cautiously on social media

BEN SIECK | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Social media can connect people and spread information from across the globe. But it can also come with dangers and pitfalls. Butler’s athletic teams—from the coaches to the student-athletes—know those drawbacks all too well. For the typical Butler student, posting something regrettable through Facebook, Twitter or any other social

Butler hits Twitter with serious, satirical accounts

KATIE GOODRICH STAFF REPORTER KMGOODRI@BUTLER.EDU With more than 300 Twitter accounts affiliated with Butler University, the school has successfully made the leap to social media. Athletic teams, student organizations, residence halls and Greek houses use Twitter to keep their followers updated about upcoming events. Butler University Police Department uses its Twitter and Dawg Alert’s pages

Fisher releases proposed budget

MELISSA IANNUZZI | ASST. NEWS EDITOR Butler University’s Student Government Association set a target maximum budget for the 2013-2014 academic year. SGA’s proposed budget is  slightly more than $763,000, according to documents from Craig Fisher, SGA president. SGA’s approved budget last academic year was just more than $748,000, according to The Collegian’s “SGA assembly approves

STAFF EDITORIAL | Respectfully Agree TO Disagree

Last week’s election and the entire year’s campaign cycle absorbed people’s interest people across the nation. A tidal wave of posts took over social media outlets. Voters and non-voters alike took to message boards, walls and Twitter feeds to air their unfiltered opinions. Some veered into disrespectful, uncivil speech. While freedom of speech is a

SGA hopes to amp up campaign awareness

Butler University’s Student Government Association is hoping to increase student interest and voter turnout for the presidential and class officer elections on Feb. 27. Allie Combs, the public relations representative for the SGA Election Oversight Committee, said that SGA is turning to technology for this election. “(SGA members) usually do a ‘Rock the Vote’ campaign,”