Blaire Trusty, a senior art and design major, has created a bulldog piece each year of school. The art ranges from acrylic paint on a traditional canvas, statues and digital paintings.
Insured: Butler Blue’s collar
Butler Blue’s collar, used for the changing of the collar ceremony, is insured by student-run insurance group, Captive at a value of $9,200. The collar was created and donated in 2012 by Reis-Nichols Jewelers.
As Butler Blue III nears retirement, students say what they wish they could tell him
Trip has had many roles on and off-campus over the years. With his imminent retirement coming at the end of the school year, students reflect on his impact.
Butler Blue III is in the deep end
The ‘spirited’ dawg loves his job as a mascot, but bearing the weight of the Butler Brand spreads him too thin. Columnist Emma Beavins explores Trip’s schedule, purpose, and availability to current students.
Trip accepts #ButlerBound students to Class of 2023
Two weeks into the 2023 Acceptance Tour, Butler Blue III, also known as Trip, has had the pleasure of letting approximately 18 students know that they are #ButlerBound.
Butler’s Trip taking on lighter schedule in light of cyst
After forming a cyst on his leg, Trip, also known as Butler Blue III, will be taking on a reduced roll in the coming weeks as he deals with a cyst on his paw.
Butler basketball from Trip’s point of view
Trip gets amped up leading up to Butler games. Before the Xavier game, the Collegian put a GoPro camera on him to get his point of view before the game.
Butler vs. Villanova: Social media rundown
It was a day Bulldog fans won’t soon forget. It what was easily the loudest night in Hinkle in a while, fans celebrated Butler taking down the No. 1 team in the country. Fans that couldn’t be there shared in on the fun through Twitter, and we have the highlights.
Social media roundup: Butler basketball vs. Hanover
The Butler University mens basketball team opened its season with an exhibition against Hanover, and Hinkle Fieldhouse and Twitter had a day. Here are the best tweets.
Trip becomes verified on Twitter
After three attempts, the mascot finally gets the blue check on his Twitter account.