Campus News · Sports

Can blood be purple?

Rachel Mallory Reporting Student College sports have been an ever-growing interest throughout the country for years. Football, specifically, brings in the crowds.  However, over the last few years at Butler Community College, the attendance numbers for these games and events have declined. Tyler Nordman, the associate athletic director at Butler, shared some ideas on how… Continue reading Can blood be purple?

Campus News · Community News

Faculty form Committee: Jolly, Braungardt and Sherrer will start as trustees in January 2022

Ally Davis Editor-in-Chief On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Butler County voters made changes to the college’s Board of Trustees. Kim Braungardt unseated Doug Law, of District 2 Position 5, by 72 votes, according to Butler County, Kansas, election results. Linda Jolly beat John Laffen, of District 1 Position 4, by 461 votes, and David Sherrer beat Stephen Mills, of District 3 Position 6, by… Continue reading Faculty form Committee: Jolly, Braungardt and Sherrer will start as trustees in January 2022

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Butler Music and Theatre departments produce their spin on the musical Pajama Game

Tatum Wykes Online Editor Pajama Game Show Casing Butlers’ music and theatre department will open their musical Pajama Game Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. They will also have a showing on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. Pajama Game is a musical theatre production with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross and a book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. It is based on the novel “7 ½ cents” by… Continue reading Butler Music and Theatre departments produce their spin on the musical Pajama Game

Campus News · Feature · Sports

Student receives ‘Sportscaster of the Year’

Nick Butler Reporting Student        There is a prestigious award that everyone in the Butler Student Sports Media program strives for. A big competition arises between all of the students for the entire year. This award is not just for the hard work put in the classroom, but it is also the work outside that helps… Continue reading Student receives ‘Sportscaster of the Year’

Campus News · Feature

Library event features contemporary female characters 

Morgan-Alysse Black Lantern Staff Despite no participants, Anne Hawkins, a TALK scholar, continued with her discussion of the latest installment, The Underground Railroad, at the L.W. Nixon Library event, “TALK” (Talk About Literature). Hawkins teaches U.S. history at Washburn University.  On Thursday, Nov. 11, from 2-3:30 p.m. Butler Community College Library hosted  “TALK,” event where the college discusses literature. TALK is a grant-funded program from Humanities Kansas where each semester they discuss three different books on a specific theme. At each meeting there is… Continue reading Library event features contemporary female characters 

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Deputy police chief honors veterans: Clayton offers ways the public can help

Butler Lantern “Since 1776, no single generation of Americans has been spared the responsibility of defending and protecting our fundamental freedoms,” Kim Krull, the president of Butler, said, welcoming those in attendance to today’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony. “More than 48 million Americans have proudly worn our country’s uniform and served in the armed forces. And more… Continue reading Deputy police chief honors veterans: Clayton offers ways the public can help

Arts & Prose · Campus News · Feature

Number two in the books for the art department

Scenes from Erika Navarrete’s life Tatum Wykes Photo Editor The Art Department kicked off their second art exhibit on Tuesday, Nov. 8 and goes until Friday, Dec. 3.  There are three exhibits in each semester. The first exhibit, “Sightings,” opened on Thursday, Sept. 16. “Sightings” included art collected from personal collections of those in the… Continue reading Number two in the books for the art department

Feature · Sports

Butler Cross-Country Team prepares to head to nationals 

Morgan Alysse Black Lantern Staff El Dorado is a small town, home to Butler County Community College where many students attend from all over the world. These students have dreams and usually attend Butler with the mindset of it being a steppingstone in their path.  Sports play a significant role here at Butler, while many students are… Continue reading Butler Cross-Country Team prepares to head to nationals 

Campus News · Sports

Coffeyville submits an unsuccessful appeal in regards to playoff schedule change 

Adrian Holguin Student Sports Media The Coffeyville Red Ravens attempted to appeal the decision made by the KJCCC in regards to the playoff schedule change on Wednesday, Nov. 3, but the appeal was unsuccessful. The change took away Coffeyville’s ensuing game against Fort Scott and instead presented them with a first round match-up against the… Continue reading Coffeyville submits an unsuccessful appeal in regards to playoff schedule change