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Stress Less Week aims to ease student final woes

KATIE GOODRICH KGOODRICH@BUTLER.EDU STAFF REPORTER “Stress Less Week” is a collaboration of several organizations and offices coordinated by Peers Advocating Wellness for Students helps students cope with the stresses associated with finals week. The goal of Stress Less Week is to help students find strategies to manage their stress during a particularly stressful time of

Women’s history month celebrated on campus

All over the country, people are celebrating women and their contributions to society. At Butler, REACH; Demia; the Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies department; Student Affairs; Health Education; the Diversity Center and the residence life department are all celebrating March as National Women’s History Month with a wide variety of activities and events. “It’s good,

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

RBE group promotes date rape drug tester

In 2010, four sexual assaults were reported to Butler University Police Department. A student group from the Real Business Experience branch of the College of Business formed a project to help prevent some of the assaults. Junior Devin Goodnight and sophomore Brock Brothers used Drink Detective, a ShotSpot product, to test for more than 60

PAWS provides end-of-semester stress relief

Stress—the bane of college students— is often seen in its most destructive state during finals week. With the pressure caused by rigorous projects and hours of endless studying, most students will accept any opportunity to take a break to maintain sanity. Fortunately for Butler students, this week is host to a myriad of events targeted

Group calls on Butler men to discuss sexual violence

Men Against Sexual Violence, a new group at Butler, is trying to gain interest. The group held its first interest meeting on Sept. 26 and a second on Oct. 25. The organization aims to be a peer-education group that advocates stopping sexual violence and assault. The group is also aiming to encourage positive masculinity. Group

Outbreak of meningitis reminds students to stay healthy

A recent outbreak of fungal meningitis has taken the lives of 25 people around the country.  Although it has not affected Butler University students, the outbreak should remind students to stay healthy during the winter months. Officials have shut down three pharmacies after discovering unsanitary conditions where steroids meant to be injected directly into patients’