Butler mascot sets retirement

Butler Blue II, the bulldog who has proudly served Butler University as mascot for nearly nine years, is retiring. Blue II and his understudy, Blue III (also known as Trip), will participate in the university’s first “Changing of the Collar” ceremony on Senior Day at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 9 during the men’s basketball game against Xavier University. In addition, the Butler University Student Foundation will host a birthday party and retirement celebration for Blue II on campus March 29.


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