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OPINION | Campus should discuss faith issues

Even though faith and religion are two topics often avoided in everyday conversation, they ought to be conversed about more often in our society. These conversations should not be confined to news outlets and should also be discussed in everyday passing. Butler University students would benefit by talking with friends, classmates, professors or family members

Speaker, JCFA honor German composer

The importance of composer Robert Schumann was discussed as Butler University’s Leadership Through the Arts Forum began Sept. 29 at the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall. Music historian, author and professor of music at Duke University Larry Todd was the keynote speaker. Schumann, a German composer who lived from 1810 until 1856, changed the world of music

The war between violence and peace

Scott Appleby, professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, delivered the first 2010-11 Seminar on Religion and World Civilization address last night at Clowes Memorial Hall. Appleby’s lecture was titled, “Religion as Promoter of Peace, Perpetuater of Violence.” He began his lecture by presenting three terms: religion, conflict and peace building. He then