The Buchtelite

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

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

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 and careers. There’s Willem, an aspiring actor working as a waiter; JB, a maga...

Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in Bierce

Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in Bierce

By Nick Peterman

April 20, 2016

This Friday, April 22, UA will host “Shakespeare in the Spring” to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. From 1:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. in Bierce Library, UA’s English Department and University Libraries will sponsor a presentation as part of the worldwide celebration of Wi...

Relive TV history with UA lecturer’s new book

Relive TV history with UA lecturer’s new book

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

December 2, 2015

  UA public speaking and media lecturer Mike Olszweski has worked in TV and radio for nearly half the 70 years Cleveland broadcast television has been active. Olszweski and his wife Janice recently published a book titled “Cleveland TV Tales Volume II.” The book focuses on different stor...

Author of “Beautiful Boy” to speak at UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

Addiction is an ongoing tragedy throughout the world; it can shake up someone’s life and take a toll on family and friends. David Sheff, author of “Beautiful Boy,” has first hand experience with seeing someone he loves transform into an addict. Sheff’s son, Nick, struggled with a crystal meth addiction...

Frank Warren, his chamber of secrets

Frank Warren, his chamber of secrets

By Sofia Syed and Michelle DeShon

March 18, 2015

For the past two days, UA students have been writing their secrets on postcards near the Union Market; last night, a man came to campus to read those secrets aloud. Frank Warren created the largest advertisement-free blog in the world, PostSecret. Warren gave UA students a real-life display of its...

Akron graduate writes book about experiences

By Victoria Teresko

April 2, 2013

Victoria Teresko What do you get when you combine a life changing moment and a positive attitude? The answer is the topic for a book by Barb Frye, recent graduate from the master’s program of clinical counseling at UA. Frye’s first book, Stop Wishing Start Living, a story about her life, was re...