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Living in War: Ukrainian Woman Shares her Experience Returning Home to Kyiv

By Alyssa Alexsonshk, Social Media and Online Edition Editor February 19, 2023

Around nine months have passed since the war officially started, and much has changed for Ukraine and its people. Ukrainian citizen Hanna Bezuhla’s story began with The Buchtelite article “Living in...

Hower House in Akron Ohio

Hower House: women’s history and the era of elegance

By Savannah Johns, Managing Editor February 19, 2023

The Hower House Museum, home of the Hower family of Akron, OH, showcases women’s history and is “filled with artefacts collected by three of the Hower women on their travels around the world during...

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Poem: Plastic

By Lauren Folk, Copy Editor February 19, 2023
This poem appeared in the Fall 2022 magazine print edition. Grab your copy on campus today.
A Collaboration With Barberton High School Gives Students a Unique Opportunity

A Collaboration With Barberton High School Gives Students a Unique Opportunity

By Madison Nadeau, Contributor February 19, 2023

Can you imagine that instead of sitting in a classroom on campus, going to class meant getting real-life experience? For nearly 30 years, this has been the reality for UA seniors majoring in Adolescent...


Critique: Madan Sara, power of Haitian women

By Liv Ream, Film Critic February 19, 2023

Haitian documentarian Etant Dupain spotlights Madan Sara, a group of women holding Haiti’s economy together. Madan Sara are the women who buy, sell and distribute food and other goods throughout Haiti....

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University of Akron Athletics sets new standard to benefit student athletes

By Baylee Vought, Contributor February 18, 2023

The University of Akron Athletics Department is embracing the “out with the old and in with the new” mentality this year as several changes were made to improve student athletes’ experience as well...

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Recent UA grads help students get their sh*t together: New Grad Panel featuring UA alumni left students feeling encouraged

By Alexa Baumberger, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 8, 2023

The University of Akron’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) held an event that inspired current students earlier this fall. The event, a new grad panel, featured recent graduates...

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Opinion: get involved in sh*t

By Natalie Mowad, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2023

After my first semester in Fall 2019, I went home for Christmas break and told my mom I had no friends.   College is hard when you have no friends.  As an out-of-state, “one-person-from-my-high-school...

Outdoor group photo of UA students in Tahiti

UA students travel abroad for summer research opportunity in Tahiti

By Brandon Caster, Correspondent December 23, 2022

Opportunity awaits the aspiring life scientist who studies abroad.   Nestled in the Bermuda Triangle lies the island of Tahiti, a French Polynesian island that is bustling with tropical wildlife just...

Side perspective of decorated graduation cap on chair

Hazardous Artistry: The Work of Eric Schweitzer

By Alyssa Alexsonshk, Social Media and Online Edition Editor December 23, 2022

The University of Akron alum and current student Eric Schweitzer creates unique, over-the-top, three-dimensional graduation caps.  Caps? Yes.  Schweitzer has a special tradition to commemorate the...

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