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Things to remember when abroad

In Barcelona, and when traveling abroad in general, the most important thing to do is to pay attention to everything. Watch out for pickpockets, keep an eye on speeding cars and scooters when watching the street and watch out for people when walking the crowded streets. While it’s important to watch out for all these

Butler students attend inauguration

Butler University students spending a semester in Washington, D.C., had the opportunity to attend Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term as president. Described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the students said it was amazing to witness such a largely-attended event. Some of the students were able to obtain tickets that allowed them to sit closer

OPINION | Students should study abroad

Studying abroad can be a great opportunity for Butler students. I highly suggest that every student try to take a semester to study in a foreign country. There are countless positive academic, cultural and personal advantages to studying abroad. Academically, students can immerse themselves in a foreign language.  Students studying abroad have the opportunity to

Member involvement key to student organizations’ vitality, active status

With more than 140 student organizations on campus to choose from, Butler University students may find a club they are involved in declared inactive at some point during their Butler careers. Julie Pakenham, associate director of the PuLSE Office, said the most common reason that clubs are declared inactive by the PuLSE Office is because

GHS department to offer new study abroad option

The global and historical studies department is hosting its first student-study tour to Cuba for 10 days from May 15-25, 2012. Students will study different sustainability issues in a three-credit course, “Sustainability & The Cuban Revolution,” taught by Craig Auchter, professor of political science. Auchter will escort the group through five designated areas of the

Students readjust after studying abroad

With over 110 study abroad programs offered, Butler University students have plenty of opportunities to step outside of the “Butler Bubble” and the Indianapolis community and experience a different culture. For some, the readjustment to Butler can be difficult. Senior Calli Duggins spent the fall semester of her junior year studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain.