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Social media roundup: No. 18 Butler falls to Xavier in Big East Tournament

Social media roundup: No. 18 Butler falls to Xavier in Big East Tournament

See how Twitter reacted to Butler’s loss to Xavier Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament.

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

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

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

OPINION | BUPD acted correctly in chase

Butler University students took to social media Sunday—about a camel. During the hunt for an armed man on and around campus, students received a message from Butler University Police Department stating the suspect was seen running “towrad the camel.” I could handle a few misspellings as long as they meant I was staying informed. BUPD

Twitter account gives Butler tweeps deals

Butler University students are receiving half-price meals, free pizzas, free tanning and more from a Twitter account run by a senior accounting student. @BrippCoupons currently has 1,394 followers from Butler. The account originally became popular through the creator’s friends in Greek houses and quickly spread throughout the campus, he said. The creator asked to remain

TIME editor to speak at commencement

On Saturday, May 12, only one thing will be standing between graduating Butler University seniors and their hard-earned diplomas—Rick Stengel. Stengel, managing editor of TIME Magazine, recently accepted Butler’s invitation to deliver an address at the 2012 commencement ceremony. Stengel’s accomplishments include various positions at TIME Magazine, a period of time as president and CEO

OPINION | Don’t let Indy pride stop after Super Bowl weekend

Students should still be active in community, even without national spotlight on Indianapolis. The recent Super Bowl madness is giving the rest of the nation a chance to learn what the Butler University community has known since 1855: Indianapolis is a super city, and that fact has nothing to do with a visit from Jimmy