The Buchtelite

Being the change: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicholas Smith, Student Writer

May 4, 2016


Filed under Archive

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 commitment to conquering this endless epidemic by attending two events hosted by the Univer...

Sexual assault survey responses released

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

Students received troubling, but important, news in a special edition of Zipmail yesterday. The letter was from President Scott Scarborough, and it highlighted some of the findings from the UA Sexual Assault and Violence Education Team (SAVE) survey from earlier this year. Unlike other universiti...

Former college football player tells her sexual assault story

Former college football player tells her sexual assault story

By Courtney Powell, News Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The first female to score points in an NCAA Division I-A football game shared the same fate as many other female college students: she was raped. On Tuesday, April 21, Katie Hnida came to UA to tell her story; students gathered in the Union ballrooms to listen. Although her life has been filled with...

Community obligation to report sexual harassment

By Jenna Ramolt, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Sexual harassment is a rising epidemic on college campuses across the country, and brings with it an important discussion. As defined by The University of Akron’s student handbook, sexual harassment is any form of sexual discrimination which violates laws respecting employees and students. This...