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Wi-Fi woes

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

December 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I stare at my laptop in frustration. I watch the Wi-Fi icon at the top dance and blink as it tries to connect for what feels like an eternity. A minute or so passes and finally - a solid connection. I click the Safari icon... Read more »

Difference between PC and politeness

December 8, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

In a recent guest viewpoint, it was argued that political correctness is not ruining our country but is critical to our nation’s progress. It is imperative to note the difference between political correctness and mere... Read more »

PC: ‘Politically Correct’ or ‘People Caring’?

By Jesse Harper, jlh286@zips.uakron.edu

December 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

In today’s day and age, it seems that certain groups, specifically those associated with the political right, are quick to demonize individuals and organizations for being “PC,” or politically correct. It seems that within t... Read more »

Cover to Cover: A brutally honest journey on ‘The Underground Railroad’

By Katherine Tasseff, kit4@zips.uakron.edu

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

16-year-old Cora doesn’t have a birthday. Or a last name. Or a real family. All she has is a life of picking cotton every day until she dies. Cora, the heroine in Colson Whitehead’s new, 2016 National Book Award-winning nov... Read more »

Uncorked Wine Bar: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-29-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem of Akron

Want to taste some quality wines while viewing quality art exhibits? This wine bar, art gallery and music venue needs to be your next location for date night and girl’s night. This elegant wine bar is located in Akron’s His... Read more »

Makeup hacks for the college girl

By Elyssa Whiteside, emw79@zips.uakron.edu

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Your alarm goes off at 7 a.m. and you hit snooze five times. You planned to wake up, make yourself breakfast, put on your favorite jams, and get ready to kill your presentation at 8:30 a.m. While having the most amazing dream (you’r... Read more »

Dismay at front page photo

November 29, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

As a financial supporter and a graduate of the University of Akron [sic], I want to put on record my dismay at the front page color photo of a young lady holding up a sign containing an obscenity in the November 17 edition of T... Read more »

Give Trump a chance

By Teresa Donisi, td56@zips.uakron.edu

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I accepted the fact that Donald Trump won. I never liked Trump. I didn’t like the way he talked about women and disregarded them. Then again, I didn’t think Hillary was much better. I kept my thoughts to myself most of the ... Read more »

Rubber City Comics: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-17-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem of Akron, Showcase

Are you a self-proclaimed comic book nerd? Stop by Rubber City Comics (RCC) in downtown Akron to expand your collection. You deserve to treat yourself because it’s almost finals week. The comic book store was started in Quaker S... Read more »

Before signing the lease

By Riley McMahon, rem70@zips.uakron.edu

November 14, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

One of the best parts about going to college is living on your own. Many students spend their freshman year living in a dorm, experiencing all of the firsts as a college student. Then, as a sophomore, they begin looking for somethin... Read more »

Rare times with Trump

November 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Having read the Nov. 3 “The choice is clear” editorial, I do hope readers visit goo.gl/7W90VD. These are rare times.  My personal introduction to the world stage came when I watched the murder of Israeli Olympians in 1972 on live TV... Read more »

Pins for safety

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Have you noticed people wearing single safety pins on their shirts? It sounds like some crazy fashion trend of the 80’s but it’s actually a powerful signal to those around you that you love and support people of all backg... Read more »

Post-graduation depression

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Congratulations, you’ve made it through college. It’s a huge accomplishment for anyone. It’s the initial step in the pursuit of a career that will bring you closer to your life’s goals. This is the time to get a job where you actu... Read more »

The Reel: Doctor Strange

By Alex Belovich, adb130@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016

Filed under Reviews

Film: Doctor Strange   Doctor Strange is a refreshing new start for the Marvel movie franchise and for the Marvel Universe. Set in the present day, the movie tells the story of Dr. Steven Strange, portrayed by the dy... Read more »

Male birth control study

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A new form of male birth control was being studied, but trials ceased due to the side effects men were experiencing. A hormone shot that lowered sperm count was given to the male trialists every eight weeks. The study found tha... Read more »

Trump encouraging second votes

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that Donald Trump is concerned with the possibility of voter fraud in a system he thinks is rigged against him. To keep the Democrats from underhandedly winning the election, Trump is telling his supporters to go... Read more »

The choice is clear

By Grant Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Who to vote for is not the only question on young people’s minds in this election. The other is whether to vote at all. To say both major candidates – Hillary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump for the Republ... Read more »

The Reel: The Accountant

By Kelcie Erbse "The Film Addict", kke6@zips.uakron.edu

October 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Film: The Accountant The Accountant with Ben Affleck was a movie I had been looking forward to for a little while. The trailer sets the film’s protagonist up to be this really interesting, mathematical genius named Christian... Read more »

OK ladies, let’s get information

By Abigail Bashor, acb130@zips.uakron.edu

October 31, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

When you ask most adults what their feelings toward the 2016 presidential election are, oftentimes a resounding groan or exasperated sigh is the answer you are met with. Ask millennials, and the response is not all that dissim... Read more »

I Need Planned Parenthood

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I’m pro-choice and I’m in control of my body. I first went to Planned Parenthood over two years ago for medical reasons. After prolonged pelvic pain, which at the time I thought was being caused by ovarian cysts, I final... Read more »

Shared governance violated

October 26, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Regarding UA Ambassador Megan Hanft’s Oct. 24 guest viewpoint “Wilson, president at perfect time”: While all indications may be that the previously interim administrators (interim president and interim provost) are capabl... Read more »

Wilson, president at perfect time

By Megan Hanft, mnh37@zips.uakron.edu

October 24, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Professor Matthew Wilson transformed into President Matthew Wilson within a matter of months. He has created a whole new aura for The University of Akron that makes people feel comfortable on their campus, and he regularly engage... Read more »

The truth of the triumvirate

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This one quotation sums up college in seven words: “Good grades, sleep, social life: Pick two.” As a fifth-year senior, I know how the always changing scale of responsibilities can be a constant and never-ending struggle.... Read more »

It’s Not Too Bad Being Basic

By Kaylee Budd, kfb11@zips.uakron.edu

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s fall time and there is proof of it all over campus: changing leaves, flannels in sight, riding boots, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes in hand. There has been a term associated with these seasonal trends and that is BASIC. We al... Read more »

Stop using #repealthe19th

By Dominic Grossi, djg63@zips.uakron.edu

October 19, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

#repealthe19th Have you seen it? A recent Snopes article made a slight downplay of the trending hashtag, with a claim that most of the hashtag’s use was to defame and denounce the hashtag itself. Yet, anyone with a Twitter ac... Read more »

Response Op-Ed: Wrong to imply endorsement

By Sadie Thorman

October 17, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Re Nick Golina’s article of Oct. 13, 2016, “Danger to Title IX: Enough is Enough – Time for UA College Republicans to withdraw support for Trump” Our College Republican chapter understands that this election is contro... Read more »

THE REEL: Film Reviews (10-18-16)

By Kelcie Erbse “The Film Addict”, kke6@zips.uakron.edu

October 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Film: Girl on the Train Moviegoers are flocking over Paula Hawkins’ widely successful novel “The Girl on the Train” reaching the box office this month, but not in a positive way. The ending is confusing, and some peopl... Read more »

It’s Time for a Break

By Abigail Bashor, acb130@zips.uakron.edu

October 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials

The middle of October for college students signifies the halfway mark of the fall semester. For the most part, students have adjusted into routines and stuck with them.   Having created some form of a balancing trapeze act between scho... Read more »

Letter to the editor 10-13-16

October 12, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

In the past weeks I have been thoroughly disgusted by some of the grotesque images and regressive messages I have seen and heard on campus. I completely agree with anyone who is offended by them, however, I do not agree (as for... Read more »

Danger to Title IX: Enough is Enough

By Nick Golina, njg44@zips.uakron.edu

October 12, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

On behalf of the Aspiring Educators Program at The University of Akron, it is the position of our organization that, indeed, enough is enough. There is no excuse for Trump’s recent comments that suggest that he is guilty ... Read more »

Cover to Cover: Friendship subverts suffering in Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Hanya Yanagihara’s newest novel, “A Little Life,” puts four recent college graduates in the heart of New York City. These young men, all of whom met at the same university, strike out into the city to begin their lives a... Read more »

The Slow, Painful Death of Decency in Politics

By David Trujillo, dlt61@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

In 1992, George H. W. Bush got hammered by the news media and general public for checking his watch while at one of the Presidential debates. Acting like he wanted the event to be over was considered rude, and unbecoming. Fast-f... Read more »

Why UA’s Starbucks aren’t worth your buck

By Jesse Harper, jlh286@zips.uakron.edu

October 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

The Starbucks that litter The University of Akron’s campus are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most unorganized, ill-managed, and poorly-functioning Starbucks that I have ever seen. The beverage quality is appalling, with the ... Read more »

The Eye Opener & Arnie’s Public House: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-06-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem, Opinion

If an omelette with gooey cheese and a Bloody Mary for breakfast is your thing, The Eye Opener is your spot. It has a variety of breakfast classics: omelettes, pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, gourmet coffees and teas, and more.... Read more »

A reply to a response

By Grant Morgan, Editor-In-Chief

October 5, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A week ago I wrote an editorial about how the familiar Christian proselytizers who come onto campus each semester play an important role in making students reflect on their assumptions about life, and how frustration students ... Read more »

A Republican presidency would be a disaster for religious tolerance

By Nick Golina, njg44@zips.uakron.edu

October 3, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

The current Republican platform claims that education includes the importance of “the handing over of a cultural identity.” Such a cultural identity within the republican psyche includes an evangelical conception of Christianit... Read more »

A bad showing for students

By Grant Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

University of Akron students do not put on a good showing when, as happens every semester – I mean literally every semester – that familiar Christian group takes positions outside Bierce Library to proselytize. They came on Tuesday of t... Read more »

THE REEL: Film Reviews

THE REEL: Film Reviews

September 28, 2016

Donald Trump and the threat to the international mindset

By Nick Golina, njg44@zips.uakron.edu

September 26, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump has a very selective nostalgia on decades and trends that have collectively framed the American identity. Trump seems to have an appreciation for the 1950s, when social harmony betwe... Read more »

Let’s talk with: Megan Bodenschatz

By Megan Bodenschatz, USG

September 21, 2016

Filed under Editorials

While I recognize the challenges that our great University has faced, we need to stop focusing on the mistakes of the past and begin to look to the opportunities of the future. I am extremely proud to be a Zip and of the accompli... Read more »

Why Akron is a little weird

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I sincerely love Akron. I was born here and as much as I like living here, I have noticed some things that have struck me as a little weird. We still get nerdily excited when we see the Goodyear blimp, as if it isn’t a com... Read more »

Lewis C. Turner Amphitheater: Hidden Gem of (U)Akron 9-20-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem, Opinion

For this week’s Campus Voice question, I asked students where they like to go to clear their minds and relax. So for today’s Hidden Gem, I thought I’d tell you a spot that I like to go when I need to clear my mind. Beh... Read more »

Take my blood, I want a burrito

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I was sitting in class as my stomach let out an angry growl. It’d been hours since I’d had breakfast. Even though I still had a salad with fruits and vegetables in the second pouch of my backpack, I thought, “I should go give ... Read more »

Akron Glass Works: Hidden Gem of Akron 9-15-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 15, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem of Akron

Akron Glass Works has been providing Akronites with a hands-on glassblowing experience for 10 years and is currently the only glassblowing studio and gallery in Akron. It was previously located across from Luigi’s in the No... Read more »

Let’s talk with: John Zipp

September 15, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Below is the second installment of The Buchtelite’s “Let’s talk with” series. This week’s letter is from John Zipp, professor of sociology and president and spokesperson for the Akron chapter of the American Asso... Read more »

Fourteen Things Every Freshman Needs to Hear

September 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

  Do your homework & assignments. Hey guys, mom here. Not really, but one big thing a lot of freshmen don’t seem to understand is how important homework and assignments really are. Trust me: professors know if yo... Read more »

Let’s talk with: Jane Bond

September 7, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Over the next few weeks, The Buchtelite will be publishing letters from important people who played important parts in the events of the last year at UA, specifically those dealing with the beleaguered administration, the myriad init... Read more »

Welcome Back

By Staff

September 7, 2016

Filed under Editorials

Hello everyone, and welcome back to fall semester at The University of Akron. We hope your classes have started smoothly and you are engaged in your work. We’d like to mention three things in this piece. First, who we are; second,... Read more »

Farewell!

Farewell!

May 4, 2016

Go Red for Women luncheon

By Noor Najjar, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Life is full of many great moments to cherish such as weddings, anniversaries, college acceptances, and graduations. Many pre-med students probably know that the number one non-communicable disease and killer in the United States... Read more »

Conquering crutches

By Megan Hanft, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Over the course of two semesters at The University of Akron, I have encountered numerous friends and students that are unable to fully participate in or efficiently get to class. The realization that some people struggle wi... Read more »

Being the change: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicholas Smith, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Sexual assault is not only a prevalent problem in the United States military, but it also is a plague across college campuses everywhere.  This year at The University of Akron, the ROTC program decided to step up its commitme... Read more »

Volunteer for Hunger walk by the Akron Area Interfaith Council

By Noor Najjar, Student Writer

April 27, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

As a Muslim-American living in the United States, I oftentimes find myself questioning a core aspect on which this great nation was built: freedom of religion. Elections are nearing and Donald Trump is being censored for his... Read more »

6 things you should do this summer instead of interning

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

While many Zips may cross their required internship or co-op off their list this summer, others are faced with needing to fill in a list of what-to-do-for-four-months. Students who do not land their internship or co-op for the summe... Read more »

An apostrophe to Zak

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 21, 2016

Filed under Editorials

Under the tender remembrance and hopeful charity of yesterday’s food-packaging event held in memory of Zak Husein, the UA student arbitrarily shot and killed last December, lies the quiet disclosure of a lesson to us all: to... Read more »

New way to conquer job searching

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Graduation for many Zips is quickly approaching. While many are eager to receive their diplomas, many may have a job dangling over their heads. What should I be searching for? What job options are the best for me? As of the past... Read more »

Bernie Sanders’ disastrous trade proposal

By Nicholas Golina, Student Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

In a recent interview with the New York Daily News, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he would renegotiate every trade deal made by the United States under new criteria. Sanders claims the U.S. can do this ... Read more »

Post-secondary madness

By Kortney Ferrell, Writer

April 18, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

If you have stepped foot in the Polsky building this semester, you may have noticed a large group of disruptive students. I have taken the initiative to politely confront various students to get a better understanding of why t... Read more »

Zips must take a stand against sexual assault

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 6, 2016

Filed under Editorials

This month is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Campus sexual assault has long been an issue and in 2016, it is more visible than ever. Many groups -from student activists, dean of students, and Greek life to the White Hou... Read more »

Who we’re voting for

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 31, 2016

Filed under Editorials

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held a first-rate debate yesterday in which the characters, opinions and platforms of its presidential and vice presidential candidates were well illumined. Both pairs of candidates ar... Read more »

Iran’s Parliamentary Elections Show the Success of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Nicholas Golina, Student Writer

March 30, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

On February 28, 2016, BBC News reported that the reformist parties of Iran have recently gained 30 seats in the parliamentary elections as well as gaining greater influence within the Assembly of Experts, which the clerical bod... Read more »

The coddling of the student mind

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A movement has risen among America’s universities to clean campuses of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense. In September 2015, Greg Lukianoff, president of The Foundation for Individual... Read more »

USG should take action after survey

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials

Several weeks ago, at a time when tension ran high on campus after the Faculty Senate’s overwhelming no-confidence vote in President Scott Scarborough, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government issued a comprehensive survey t... Read more »

A voice to be heard

By Youngbin Jeong, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Many people, especially younger generations, are discouraged by politics and voting due to negative publicity and information from news and peers. Many students show an expression of discontent about politicians and achieveme... Read more »

Students need a microwave in Bierce Library

By Tyra Porter, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Bierce Library offers a variety of resources for students. For instance, we have librarians to help students with research and a tutoring lab for math and writing. Students can rent laptops and movies. We have a place to eat ... Read more »

‘Death of a Student’

By Allyson Smith, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

As a student at the University of Akron, I am weary and appalled by the current state of "politics" impacting our campus. In response, I wrote the following poem:   My parents aren’t rich but I’ve got a 3.8. They don’... Read more »

Flexibility

By Melissa Lawrence, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

In today’s society, majority of college students are working while they are in college to help them pay for their schooling, or just to make some extra money. Usually wherever they are working, their place of employment attempts... Read more »

Vote to invest more in college education

By Collin Hayes, Student Writer

March 9, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

“…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin Last Friday, the nonpartisan Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC) released a report detailing the effects of the tax... Read more »

Political apathy on campus

By Alex Belovich

March 9, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

The March 3rd edition of The Buchtelite asked what students thought about Clinton and Trump’s wins on Super Tuesday. What shocked me is that some of the respondents didn’t seem to know or care about the Super Tuesday primaries,... Read more »

Sanders should have your vote

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 9, 2016

Filed under Editorials

No other presidential candidate has done more to inspire millennials than the oldest presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Sander’s proposal for free public college education and his intent to finance the program... Read more »

It’s wrong not to use your right

By Diana Nikolic, Student Writer

March 7, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

Having moved to Akron, Ohio from Australia, I have always wondered why voting, by many, is considered unimportant in the United States. Being born and raised in a country that enforces mandatory voting, I consider voting a nec... Read more »

Spoiled second attempt to raise tuition

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 5, 2016

Filed under Editorials

The University of Akron will be refunding students up to $4.1 million for an improperly increased facilities fee included in UA’s 2015 - 2016 budget. This marks the second time state officials have caught and shut down UA’s... Read more »

#NeverTrump

By Youngbin Jeong

March 2, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

On social media, #NeverTrump is the one of the biggest movements related to the presidential race. Despite Donald Trump’s audacious insults towards women, Hispanics, Muslims, the disabled, and immigrants, he is receiving abu... Read more »

Make summer of 2016 matter

By Kaitlin Erdman, Student Writer

March 2, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

As we approach the halfway mark of the semester and roll into the summer, many Zips out there may be starting to wonder: how can I make this summer worthwhile? To some it will mean cramming in some extra classes to graduate early... Read more »

Professionalism beyond the pitch

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

February 24, 2016

Filed under Editorials

Professionalism is more than a suit, a firm handshake, and a résumé. Actions might speak louder than words, and for many students this holds true no matter how grand they are at articulating their sentences; however, authentic... Read more »

The all-white Oscar ballot

By Brooke Griffin, Student Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

African-American actors and actresses have been snubbed year after year when it comes to the Oscars. This year was no different, when an all-white ballot was announced for the second year in a row. Actors including Will Smith... Read more »

Now in right direction, USG must use its voice

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials

On Monday, the Undergraduate Student Government emailed a survey to all undergraduate students. The questionnaire is meant to collect student opinion on the University’s leadership. In the past, USG has voiced little support o... Read more »

Holistic approach to conquering mental illness

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As a former University of Akron resident assistant, I have dealt with students who faced anxiety attacks, fainting episodes from stress, induced anorexia, headaches, migraines, nosebleeds, sleepless nights, depression and many oth... Read more »

Half a century later, King’s dream lives on

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

February 10, 2016

Filed under Editorials

During this brisk season, the country trembled with the shouts of civil rights activists who fought for the right to realize their dream: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. America now stands in the symbolic shadow of... Read more »

Music with a message

Music with a message

February 10, 2016

Welcome back, Zips

Welcome back, Zips

January 27, 2016

Happy holidays from The Buchtelite

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

December 9, 2015

Filed under Editorials

Tomorrow marks the last day of fall classes. After the weekend, finals will try to claim our sanity. But once finals are over, the much-anticipated winter break begins. Before we know it, spring semester will be upon us, and t... Read more »

How many times must we ask for transparency?

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

December 3, 2015

Filed under Editorials

Last Sunday the Akron Beacon Journal ran a full-page ad signed by seven of Akron’s prominent business executives, which exhorted readers to put faith in the changes at UA and “come together” to support it. Near the bot... Read more »

Celebrate the season without the stressors

By Natalyia Calhoun, Student Writer

December 2, 2015

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

During the holiday season, many students are more prone to stress than any other time of the year. Stress could be the result of frantically getting the perfect gifts together for loved ones, friends, and even roommates. Even the th... Read more »

‘We Will Be Heard and Understood’

By Angel Poole, President of Black Students United

November 24, 2015

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

As a student leader on campus of Black Students United (BSU), I feel it is my obligation to help provide a social, educational, and a cultural setting that will serve to enrich and enhance the collegiate experience of Black students an... Read more »

Thoughts on Akron Press Club meeting

By Keirsten Heckel

November 18, 2015

Filed under Guest Viewpoints

As one of the four students that attended the Akron Press Club Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18, I noticed something that I have not seen with President Scarborough before: he seemed more engaged with the audience and ready to ... Read more »

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