Tag Archives: The Collegian

Senior Sendoff: Journalism is powerful … in more ways than one

Senior Sendoff: Journalism is powerful … in more ways than one

“There is no way I could have known that deciding to apply for the Collegian would be the most important decision I would make as a student.”

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | “College Fix” article disappointing

My former adviser at Butler sent me an opinion piece by Ryan Lovelace in The College Fix in which he expresses some troubling opinions on the nature of Butler’s liberal arts curriculum and the liberal arts in general. As a former photography editor of The Collegian, my first reaction was disappointment that a journalist from

OPINION | Journalism serves, strengthens the community

I never imagined how dramatically one series of news stories would affect change at Butler University when I started reporting on Butler’s parking capacity problem back in August. By shedding light on the parking issue and its many facets, The Collegian started a community conversation, and administrators ran with it. It’s thrilling for me to

OPINION | SGA advisers play vital role

Published April 18, 2012 The recent attacks on the Student Government Association have taken a turn for the worse. The criticisms no longer are directed at the students who represent us. Now advisers are being targeted for unwarranted reasons. The latest assault on SGA leaders and advisers was centered on the Dean of Student Life

IN BRIEF | SGA vote totals were released in 2008

Vote totals from Butler University’s 2008 Student Government Association presidential election were released to The Collegian. When The Collegian asked for this year’s election numbers, SGA adviser Caroline Huck-Watson and SGA president Al Carroll both said that the numbers would not be released to the public or to The Collegian. Carroll and Huck-Watson both said

OPINION | Provost search does not signal change

If there’s one thing that Butler University students, faculty and staff can count on, it’s that during the course of their tenure at this institution, they will experience the thrill and the tease of an administrative search process. Butler goes through administrators almost as quickly as Parking Enforcement Officer Aaron Chalmers makes his daily parking

Butler partnership to continue despite suspension

Butler University’s College of Education will keep its partnership with Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy despite the school’s principal being suspended. Currently, Butler is engaged in a partnership with the school to allow juniors and seniors to enroll in one three-credit course each semester at the university through the Early College

Obama budget filled with job killing taxes

In “The Obama Budget,” an article published in the February 23 issue of The Collegian, I talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for the 2012 fiscal year. Since then, the president has made some adjustments. Unfortunately, I still feel that the president simply does not understand the flaws of his proposals and that major changes