Feature

Berlin native takes on Butler soccer

Jen Anima-Valdez Editor-in-Chief  Imagine it:  a huge town full of culture and people, with beautiful architecture at every corner, skinny streets and the best Doners – a traditional German food. This is how Amelie Koenig, a Berlin, Germany, native, would describe her home.   Compared to Berlin, Germany, Koenig says Americans use too much ice, that… Continue reading Berlin native takes on Butler soccer

Campus News · Feature

College event features two veterans: McNeil, Kline speak of their service

John Meyer Lantern Staff “Any nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure,” President Kim Krull said during the Veteran’s Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11.   During Krull’s speech, an honorary speaker at the event, she highlighted the number of Americans who are on active duty and are also among the National… Continue reading College event features two veterans: McNeil, Kline speak of their service

Campus News · Community News · Feature

Employees honored with theatre awards

Lantern Staff The Mary Jane Teall Theatre (MJT) awarded two Butler employees for the work they did in the theatre production of The Father.  The MJT is made up of members of the Wichita theatre community as well as theatre audiences, according to Phil Speary, dean of Academic Support Services.  Speary, a Wichita native, has… Continue reading Employees honored with theatre awards

Campus News · Feature

From student to director: Runnalls makes his mark at Butler

John Meyer Lantern Staff Caden Runnalls, who just last year was a student, has gone from a Butler graduate to director for technical theater. Runnalls was offered the seat for director of technical theater by Bob Peterson, a speech and theatre professor.  His experience in theatre first began his freshman year of high school. This… Continue reading From student to director: Runnalls makes his mark at Butler

Campus News · Feature · Sports

Ondekane reflects on Congolese, American differences

Jen Anima-Valdez Editor-in-Chief It has been five years since the last time Isaac Ondekane has seen his family in the Democratic Republic of The Congo. Ondekane describes home as a place where it is sunny every day, the low being 70’s on a “rainy day” and a place full of culture, great food and of course,… Continue reading Ondekane reflects on Congolese, American differences

Review

“Hocus Pocus” returns 30 years later: Sandersons clash with teen witches 

John Meyer Lantern Staff Hocus Pocus die-hard fans have been waiting nearly 30 years for a sequel, and the wait is over. In 1993, audiences were first introduced to the Sanderson sisters, three sisters who form the witch coven. There was a change in directors from the first film, directed by Kenny Ortega, to the… Continue reading “Hocus Pocus” returns 30 years later: Sandersons clash with teen witches 

Opinion

OPINION: 33 faculty laid off: To whose benefit? 

Jen Anima-Valdez Editor-in-Chief Thirty-free faculty members were laid off in a meeting at Emporia State University on Thursday, Sept. 15 with little to no explanation as to why. They walked into the building for a “mandatory” meeting where they were given a letter, mental health resources and unemployment/insurance resources.  ESU President Ken Hush, who the… Continue reading OPINION: 33 faculty laid off: To whose benefit?