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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  

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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’

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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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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

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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 

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Radio program highlights collegiate, professional sports

Aidan Harper  Student Sports Media Are you tired of listening to the same old sports radio shows? If so, you’re in luck because the Butler County Community College Sports Media program is hosting their own radio talk show. “The Cave” started  Thursday, Aug. 26 from 3-4 p.m., according to Student Sports Media Adviser Mike Swan.… Continue reading Radio program highlights collegiate, professional sports

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Hispanic heritage month concludes with La Gran Fiesta

Lantern Staff Walking up to the Andover campus today, you are greeted by a delicious aroma of quesadillas, tacos and burritos, provided by Leo’s Taqueria and Catering. As one enters the 5000 building, Spanish music can be heard, and fellow Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALP) members, along with faculty and staff, greet people leading them… Continue reading Hispanic heritage month concludes with La Gran Fiesta

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First open concert since October 2019

Tatum Wykes Photo Editor The instrumental music concert will be held on Friday, Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. All together there are five ensembles: Jazz, Brass, Woodwind, Show Band and Concert Band. Jazz will perform some original pieces and some pop pieces. Show band will perform along the same. One of the original pieces that the people… Continue reading First open concert since October 2019

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International student comes to Butler on recommendation

Morgan-Alysse Black Lantern Staff Photo by Morgan-Alysse Black Meet Iyanla Bailey-Williams. She is from Puerto Rico/ St.Kitts and Nevis. She came to Butler after a fellow teammate named Britney who is on a national team recommended the school. Britney spoke of her good memories of playing soccer at Butler.  Bailey-Williams started playing soccer at the age… Continue reading International student comes to Butler on recommendation