The Buchtelite

Megan Parker

Megan Parker is currently majoring in Media Studies with a minor in Public Relations at The University of Akron.


As an eleven-time Best of SNO award winner, her primary areas of coverage include campus news, accessibility/disability awareness and event previews. After graduating from UA, Megan plans to become a reporter for a small-town newspaper before eventually becoming the Editor-in-Chief of her own publication.


An Interesting Fact about Megan:
Once, many years ago, Megan made a tire fall off her wheelchair after doing too many donuts in her living room.


Connect with Megan:
editor-in-chief@buchtelite.com

Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

Mar 17, 2020
Several Changes to Campus Operations Announced in Response to Evolving COVID-19 Situation (Story/Media)
Mar 11, 2020
First Instance of COVID-19 Community Spread Confirmed in Stark County (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
UA Suspends All Instruction Through March 29 in Response to Coronavirus (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Three Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Students Help Produce ‘The Forgotten Dead’ in EXL Unclass (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
20-Year UAPD Veteran to Assume Duties as New UA Chief of Police (Media)
Mar 09, 2020
Women’s Swimming, Diving Wins Seventh Consecutive MAC Title (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Akron Vulcans Futsal Offers Fast-Paced, Exciting Entertainment (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
Several UA Students, Faculty, Alumni Receive ADDYs at American Advertising Awards (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
College Democrats Engage UA Students in Politics through Several Events, Activities (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Akron Law Professor Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Modernizing Internet Copyright (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Taking Care Week 2020 Promotes Physical, Mental Health During Midterms (Story/Media)
Feb 19, 2020
Students Encouraged to Submit Research for Second Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
UA Launches New Fundraising Campaign Celebrating 150 Years in Higher Education (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
University Travel Restrictions Implemented Due to Coronavirus Despite No Cases in Ohio (Story)
Feb 09, 2020
‘Hair Love’ Wins Best Animated Short Film at 92nd Academy Awards (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Alumnus Matthew Cherry Discusses ‘Hair Love’ Short Film, Book Award Nominations, UA Impact (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
UA’s Teacher Prep Program Ranked Top in Nation, Best in Ohio for Reading Instruction (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Editorial: Elevator Malfunction Left Me Trapped in Kolbe Hall for Almost 4 Hours (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2020
New Leadership Rebuilding UA’s Campus Habitat for Humanity (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Yvette Nicole Brown Inspires Communication, Media Students Before Receiving UA Alumni Honor Award (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Zippython Raising Money, Creating Support, Showing Love for Akron Children’s Hospital (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Akron Rocket League Wins Second Consecutive National Championship (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
School of Nutrition, Dietetics Offering New Minor in Nutrition (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Akron Law Offering New Blended Online J.D. Program in Fall 2020 (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2019
UA Student Team Wins Third Consecutive Insurance Collegiate Challenge (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
President Gary L. Miller Announces Interim UA Executive Vice President, Provost (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Office of Accessibility Sponsors Disabilities Awareness Week with New Events, Activities (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Zippython Hosting Pie-a-Thon, Raising Money for Akron Children’s Hospital (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Summit County Probate Court Partners with Jockey Being Family Foundation (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Public Listening Sessions Set as Beginning of National Search for New UA Provost (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
Akron Law Accepting GRE Scores From Applicants as Alternative to LSAT (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
UA Financial Planning Program Ranked 11th in Nation (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
UA School of Communication Hosting Fall 2019 Advising Fair (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Akron Army ROTC Celebrates 101st Year with New Alumni Lecture Series (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Annual Adopt-a-Thon Weekend Expanded to Month Long ‘Dogtober’ (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2019
County Officials Cut Ribbon on Summit Liberty House for Homeless Female Veterans (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
3 UA Colleagues Among Winners of Knight Arts Challenge Akron (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Several Resources Available on Campus, in Community For Those in Need of Support (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2019
Students Share Hopes, Wishes for Campus in Response to New President (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Student Accessibility Group at Akron Acts as Social Networking, Advocacy Organization (Story/Media)
Sep 16, 2019
USG President, Vice President Working Toward Campus Sustainability, Student Wellness (Story/Media)
Sep 13, 2019
Interim President Green Announces Continued Academic Investments (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2019
Residence Hall Program Board Events Promote Campus Involvement (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Faculty Senate, Akron-AAUP Leaders Share Response to New President, Search Process (Story/Media)
Sep 08, 2019
Research by UA Professor Shows How Companies Use ‘Selfie-Marketing’ (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Annual ZPN Fest Includes Bouncy Houses, Free Food, Activities for Students (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Official Medical Provider of UA Esports (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Advice to a Younger Sibling Starting College (Story/Media)
Aug 27, 2019
Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
President-Elect Names Wayne Hill as New UA Chief of Staff (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
UA Dining Services Makes Several Changes to Different Campus Locations (Story/Media)
Aug 22, 2019
UA, Akron Art Museum Partnership Offers Free Admissions for Students, Faculty, Staff (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
UA Board of Trustees Select Gary L. Miller as New President (Story/Media)
Aug 13, 2019
Art & Craft Show Returns to Medina for Summer Event (Story)
Aug 05, 2019
Swensons Celebrates 85th Anniversary, Offers Special Customer Promotion (Story)
May 01, 2019
UA Students Increase Child’s Mobility with Modified Toy Truck (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
The Buchtelite Prepares for Transition in Leadership (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Interim President Green Discusses Plans for ‘Brighter’ UA Future (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Former UA President Recounts Contributions Before Transition to New University (Story/Media)
Apr 19, 2019
NASA Selects UA Engineers to Test Technology for Astronauts (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
UA Hosts First Annual Student-Led Research Symposium (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
University of Akron Employee, Alum to Appear on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Akron Law Students Competing for Cash Prize at Intramural Trial Competition (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
UA Student Rocket Design Team Heading to NASA Competition (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Designing Independence: UA Students Modify Power Wheels for Children with Disabilities (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
A Q&A With the USG Presidential, Vice Presidential Candidates (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Akron Ph.D. Student Receives Research Grant, Fellowship Award for Eye Research (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
Disabled UA Student Left in Dorm Room During Fire Alarm (Story/Media)
Mar 04, 2019
ZipCon 2019 Brings More Than 2000 Attendees (Story/Media)
Feb 25, 2019
UA Speech & Debate Team Secures Fourth Consecutive State Championship (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Time to Audition for Akron’s Got Talent (Story/Media)
Feb 25, 2019
Medical Marijuana Expo Heading to Akron (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
New STEM Center at UA Supports Urban Education (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Nelly’s Echo Performs to Inspire Positivity, Originality in Audience (Story/Media)
Feb 11, 2019
A Hallmark Holiday With a Dark History: The Day of Love (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
UA, KSU Faculty Hold Solidarity Picket Line to Support WSU Strike (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2019
Students React to Severe Weather Response (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Pink Gloves Boxing at UA Offers Community, Fitness to Empower Women (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Buchtelite Holiday Recipes (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
UA Revises Presidential Search, Students Share Divided Opinions (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Unnoticed (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Champions of Magic Set to Perform at E.J. Thomas Hall (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Music Defined (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
MakerStudio at UA Offers Free 3D Printing for Students (Media)
Nov 21, 2018
World AIDS Day at UA: Increase Awareness, Offer Free HIV Testing (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
UADC Fall Dance Concert: A Mixture of Individual Styles (Story)
Nov 10, 2018
Starbucks Changes Seasons: Barista, Customer Thoughts on Transition (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2018
Akron Rifle Leads After First Weekend of Zippy Open (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
‘Family Game Room Night’ Offers Fun, Free Halloween Party (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2018
Disabilities Awareness Week at UA Seeks Increased Awareness (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
‘Adopt-A-Thon’ Gives Families Opportunities to Adopt for Less (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2018
The Complete List of Programs Cut at The University of Akron (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Alcohol Awareness Week at UA (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Bierce Library Hosts ‘Super Quiet Study Hall’ on Five-Star Fridays (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
USG President Discusses Support for APR, Student Reactions to Results (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2018
Concerns, Responses to Cut Programs Impact on Students (Story/Media)
Sep 24, 2018
Diversity Week Shows Importance of Pronouns, Respecting Them (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2018
Humor, Law Interact in Several Ways: Parodies, Funny Laws, Unnecessary Censorship (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2018
Analysis: Digging Deeper into the Report Behind the Cuts (Story/Media)
Sep 13, 2018
Professor to Speak on Sexual Identity in Horror Movies (Media)
Sep 11, 2018
Professor of Law to Speak on Relationship Between Humor, the Law (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Akron’s Second Pride Festival: Bigger, Better than Before (Story/Media)
May 11, 2018
University Out of Touch With Graduating Students (Media)
May 06, 2018
Zippy Celebrates Her Birthday with Cupcakes, Balloon Animals, Campus Cupboard Donations (Story/Media)
May 04, 2018
Five-Star Fridays: Choose Between Health, Homework, Happiness (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2018
Make the Most of Your Summer: as Told by The Buchtelite Staff (Media)
Apr 23, 2018
Late Night Fire Damages Former UA Ballet Center (Story/Media)
Apr 19, 2018
Local Musician Releases First Album, Shows Life Challenges Through Lyrics (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
#MeToo: Hearing From a Silence Breaker (Story/Media)
Apr 08, 2018
Sophomore Celebration Week Includes Multiple Events, Activities (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Eleventh Black Male Summit Encourages, Celebrates Black Success (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Kanga Blue: The Barden Bellas of Akron (Story/Media)
Mar 15, 2018
UA Students Protest for Change During Walkout (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2018
“I Am Not My Hair” Offers Space for Black Women to Discuss Struggles (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2018
Women’s History Month Self-Defense Class Set for Friday (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Taking Care Week Offers Students, Faculty, Staff Ways to De-stress (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2018
Campus Safety for People with Disabilities (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2018
Mesa Hispana Offers a Judgement Free Zone for Learning Spanish (Story/Media)
Feb 10, 2018
“How to Talk about Racism” Includes Topics of Difficulty Discussing Racism, New Narratives for Inequalities (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
“The Vagina Monologues” Returns to The University of Akron, Feb. 3, 2018 (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2018
Graduate Student Government, President Wilson Hold First Spring Town Hall Meeting (Story)