Veronica Vernon speaks about birth control basics and what Butler is doing to promote access.
Access denied: Failing to prep our students on abortion post-Roe v. Wade
With Roe v. Wade being overturned, we need actual action from our university, and we must demand more.
New Health Services director hired
Maxie Gardner will begin her role as director of Health Services on Jan. 3.
Not a band-aid fix: Health Services plagued with issues
Health Services is the one place on Butler’s campus students can go to receive medical care and counseling. Over the past few years, students have noticed pitfalls in the care in which they receive from Health Services.
Administration implements harsh shaming tactics, heightening COVID-19 confusion
“I understand the instincts on trying to crack down on parties,” Marcus said. “But threatening and punishing students for socializing is not going to help with public health efforts on campuses.”
Flu shots required for all students this year
All Butler students are required to get a flu shot to help avoid overwhelming the local healthcare system. Shots were provided on campus and can be found at multiple locations near campus for those who have not yet received one.
Butler to implement testing and contact tracing efforts throughout semester
The university will utilize a mix of symptomatic and asymptomatic testing to track cases on campus. The testing, among other factors, will inform future decisions related to staying on campus.
On-campus EpiPen training highlights need for awareness
The event, held at Butler’s Health and Recreation Complex, trained Butler students and staff on how and when EpiPens should be used to potentially save a life.
Butler competes in Alana’s Foundation National College/University Flu Vaccination Challenge
Butler accepts the challenge to administer the most flu shots among other national universities. The challenge brings awareness to health and wellness on campus.
Pink eye impacts BU
Butler University Health Services is seeing a spike in the number of pink eye cases on campus recently. Dr. Maria Fletcher, Health Services physician, said the clinic was seeing around 11 cases per day as of press time. She said students with pink eye first started coming in after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Health…