Tag Archives: Health and Recreation Complex

High rates of heroin use reported

Heroin use is on the rise among college-aged people in the Indianapolis area. According to Butler University Police Department Detective Bruce Allee, heroin is present on Butler’s campus but less than state school campuses. “The scary thing about heroin is that an experienced addict can appear to be functioning,” Allee said. “They will graduate college

Campus engineer plans green improvements

Butler University is continuing to identify energy improvements on campus with the welcoming of Amanda Doenges, the new campus engineer. Upcoming projects include lighting controls and daylight sensors in the front lobby and the weightlifting and pool areas of the Health and Recreation Complex. The sensors will dim or turn lights off that are not

Butler stresses out, study shows

The results on mental health from the National College Health Assessment Survey offered to Butler students last spring are being used to help plan programming and outreach. The survey had 436 respondents—69.7 percent female and 29.4 percent male. The survey’s mental health questions asked if students felt a certain way within the last 12  months.

Less than 50 percent wrap it up

New data from Butler’s spring 2012 American College Health Association survey shows surprising information: Less than 50 percent of Butler students used contraception the last time they had sex. The association surveyed 436 Butler students, all between 18 and 24 years of age, male and female, homosexual and heterosexual. The actual wording of the question

Diabetic students get support

Diabetes Partners, a support group for Butler University students with diabetes, recently accepted an offer to become part of a nationwide group called Students with Diabetes. Maria Fletcher, a physician at Butler’s Health and Recreation Complex, started Diabetes Partners three year ago after attending an annual College Health Association meeting. The event discussed the difficulties

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