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From air force to dean to VPA, Winningham has made an exceptional career

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief Lori Winningham is currently the vice president of Academics and has been since 2016, but she is now moving on from the position to get back into teaching. Throughout her career, she has done many things for the college.  Winningham has a hefty amount of education, a bachelor of science in mathematics… Continue reading From air force to dean to VPA, Winningham has made an exceptional career

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Campus, Family Life highlight sexual assault

Cynthia Nava Lantern Staff One in five women are sexually assaulted on college campuses and 6.8% of men, according to data provided by RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network). Among this data, 20% of female sexual assault survivors report this to police. RAINN also reports that among transgender, genderqueer and nonconforming (TGQN), 23.1%  have… Continue reading Campus, Family Life highlight sexual assault

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Español de Colegio Comunitario Butler: Benefits of learning a foreign language

Jayden Stanley Reporting 2 Student Learning a second language is not something that most people do. They may find it to be too difficult or too time-consuming, but not for Butler Associate Professor of Spanish Leslie Pierson.   Pierson grew up on a ranch in eastern Colorado.   “In high school, I remember my dad telling me… Continue reading Español de Colegio Comunitario Butler: Benefits of learning a foreign language

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Covid protocols to change in late May: Butler professor feels unsafe to return to campus

Hallie Mayes Managing Editor During the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, April 13, math professor, Rue Ann Olmstead, during the Public Comment section, explaining she does not yet feel safe to return to campus. Stemming from underlying medical issues, Olmstead has type 1 diabetes and feels there is no harm in maintaining the mask… Continue reading Covid protocols to change in late May: Butler professor feels unsafe to return to campus

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Art “creates” positive impact on small town Kansas

Hallie Mayes   Managing Editor Economic opportunity has begun to spotlight the importance of art in small towns across America. Downtown El Dorado offers various opportunities to get involved, attend or create for gallery art shows.  El Dorado has much to offer for fans of artwork as well as for those who wish to create. Main Street offers museums, classes, as well as murals and sculptures beautifying the town additionally keeping… Continue reading Art “creates” positive impact on small town Kansas

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Info Services adds chatbot: Grizzwold offers basic information

Annette Berntsen Lantern Staff If you have recently been on the Butler website, you may have noticed a chatbot in the bottom right corner of the screen that says, “Hi! I’m Grizzwold. Let’s chat! What would you like to know?” What exactly is this little guy doing here, and how did he get on the… Continue reading Info Services adds chatbot: Grizzwold offers basic information

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Runnalls jumps into *editing* action

Photos courtesy of Bernie Wonsetler Hallie Mayes Managing Editor In 3… 2… 1.. action, the Butler Theatre department has worked hard to develop the play “Joe Sent Me” performed live on Sunday, Sept. 24 – Monday, Sept. 25. The actors and crew anxiously await the film of the play they worked so tirelessly to perfect. They still have yet to receive the recording. Student actor Caden Runnalls decided… Continue reading Runnalls jumps into *editing* action

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Tutoring opportunities move virtual

Hallie Mayes Managing Editor Whether you are gifted, can offer assistance or need some extra help, get involved with the Butler tutoring team.   Currently developing a virtual presence offering online scheduling for appointments face-to-face and online, life coach Cassandra Zeiner and her team of student tutors have created an online presence allowing for accessibility and convenience.  The new online booking… Continue reading Tutoring opportunities move virtual