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Volleyball returns to the HRC Wednesday afternoon to face DePaul.

Bulldogs return to HRC

JOE HASENSTAB | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Butler volleyball takes on DePaul University today in the HRC. It is the Bulldogs third home game of the season. After playing the first two home games at nearby Shortridge high school, Coach Sharon Clark said that the players are excited to be playing on campus, even though it’s...

Butler grad Beth Lohman: the HRC’s MVP

TYLER SPRINGER | STAFF REPORTER You may find Beth Lohman teaching a group fitness class in the Health and Recreation Complex. You might also spot her in the office overseeing the massage therapy and risk management programs at Butler. But you could also catch her watching “Pitch Perfect” in her pajamas with the rest of...

HRC needs longer hours

By Taylor Powell As Butler continues to grow, its student facilities must adapt to the new student population. The Health and Recreation Complex serves as a critical location for student life, hosting medical services, intramural sports and late night programming. But with midterms, piles of homework and club commitments, the HRC’s 11 o’clock closing time...

FOR YOUR HEALTH: Surviving HRC rookies

A fresh wave of reinforcements has entered the war on all body parts pudgy, portly and plump. To the dismay of many Health and Recreation Complex regulars, New Year’s intentions disrupt typical workout schedules. So what can year-round health nuts do to cope with these gym greenhorns? For those of you who can’t wait until...

Finals bring stress, HRC suggests relief

Stress-—the word is frequently used this time of year. But there’s more to it than its existence between now and break. Stress can have a major impact on the body and mind, according to health experts at the Health and Recreation Complex. Mindy Wallpe, HRC staff psychologist, said stress-management techniques are key to a student’s...

HRC brings board game to life

Butler’s Health and Recreation Complex has been sporting a new water-bound game called Battleship. The game has been played at Spring Sports, Late Night at the HRC and during Family Weekend. The objective of Battleship is simple­: sink or tip the opponent’s canoe. Four teams play at once in a round. The teams are not...

New equipment upgrades for HRC

The days of skipping a workout to watch a favorite television show are over, as new treadmills with built-in TV screens have been introduced at the Butler University Health and Recreation Complex. The HRC recently updated several cardio exercise machines and dumbbell weights to bring the best equipment possible to its patrons. “In order to...

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Bulldog Jog celebrates 23rd anniversary

KARL AGGER | STAFF REPORTER Hundreds of runners will take their marks at the starting line this Saturday for the 23rd annual Bulldog Jog. The event involves Butler students, staff and members of the local community. The event was originally organized by the Alumni and Parent Programs department as a fundraiser for the Butler University...

Chickenpox symptoms may come soon

DAVID MCNEAL | STAFF REPORTER Butler University issued a warning to students Feb. 4 confirming an outbreak of chickenpox, also known as varicella. “Exposure risk to the illness was greatest between Jan. 29 to Feb. 2. Symptoms occur 10 to 21 days after an exposure,” the Butler Connection said in an email issued to students....

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New year, new me… Kind of

PAIGE LISTON | OPINION COLUMNIST   It is a Tuesday night and you have some time to kill, so you decide to make the dreaded 10-minute trek over to the Health and Recreation Complex. Once you arrive, however, you discover that every single elliptical machine, treadmill and bike is occupied. Since the gym was too...

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