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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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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

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Pandemic creates mental health challenges: Mental health in midst of a pandemic

Hallie Mayes Managing Editor Have your hands started getting clammy as you walk down the grocery aisle? Or maybe you noticed your heart starts racing while you wait in line? None of these things happened before the lockdown. Why now? These, now common, symptoms of social anxiety and stress have rapidly been on the incline since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic January 2020.   … Continue reading Pandemic creates mental health challenges: Mental health in midst of a pandemic

Campus News · Community News

City commission extends mask mandate

Hallie Mayes  Managing Editor On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Butler County commission voted to extend the mask mandate for an additional 45 days beyond Monday, Feb 1. Continuing life with their masks up, El Dorado citizens have adjusted their business policies, the way they shop, and how they communicate. The decision to adopt a mask mandate was adopted on Thursday, Nov. 24 to be in place through Monday,… Continue reading City commission extends mask mandate

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Making the most of quarantine: Companies provide for the community during COVID

Hallie Mayes Lantern Staff For many after binge watching your favorite movie series and finishing seasons of Tiger King or Outer Banks, you are ready for a change of scenery. It is now time to pick up the book you’ve been wanting to read, to lace up your shoes and go for a walk. But… Continue reading Making the most of quarantine: Companies provide for the community during COVID

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Canvas course offered to address sexual violence: Decrease in course participation

Hallie Mayes Lantern Staff Getting cat-called, pick-up lines that do nothing but make someone uncomfortable and feeling the sense of eyes that linger for far too tong is the unfortunate reality for 70% of college students. According to an article posted by ThinkProgress, this 70% percent of the student body has been negatively affected by… Continue reading Canvas course offered to address sexual violence: Decrease in course participation

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Redesign of the Andover campus draws concerns

Hallie Mayes Lantern Staff  The 5000 building in Andover has been under construction for over a year. As the new design is a chic modern look, it poses possible safety hazards that have been troubling to some Butler students.  According to an article posted by Science Daily, school shootings have been steadily increasing since 1979,… Continue reading Redesign of the Andover campus draws concerns