Campus News

First Adobe Creative Campus in Kansas brings innovation

Evan Dalian Managing Editor             Butler Community College is now the only institution in Kansas to be an Adobe Creative Campus and only the 50th institution in world.             Vice President of Academics, Tom Nevill was one of the many people at Butler who made this opportunity for all students and staff a reality.            … Continue reading First Adobe Creative Campus in Kansas brings innovation

Arts & Prose · Campus News · Feature

Dance Department brings “Wonderland” to campus  

Tatum Wykes Photo Editor The Department of Dance presents tonight’s showcase, “Wonderland,” starting at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The department chose “Wonderland,” not because of the month of December and it is a winter wonderland, but because of the freedom to finally perform in front of a live audience. “It is WONDERFUL… Continue reading Dance Department brings “Wonderland” to campus  

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

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