The Buchtelite

It’s Time for a Break

By Abigail Bashor, acb130@zips.uakron.edu

October 17, 2016


Filed under Archive

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 school, jobs, and extracurricular obligations, it can be difficult for...

The race to break down barriers of education

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2016


Filed under Archive

A brand new 5k race, organized by DreamAKRON, is raising money in order to establish scholarships for high school students on May 7. The race is a community event that involves people from the Akron community and beyond to raise awareness of the high school students involved in the DreamAKRON progr...

UA Alternative Spring Break

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Campus News

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering in UA’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. The Flor...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and administration resolved their disagreements over contract negotiations, and two new members were appointed to th...

Finals preparations

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s that stressful time of the semester again where students are pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. The Union and the University Libraries are helping students alleviate their stress by giving them a series of free activities and providing them with resources to help them get through...

Free education in public domain

Free education in public domain

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What does it mean for a book to be in the public domain? And what are you doing this summer? According to the fifth edition of Webster’s New World College Dictionary, public domain means “the condition of being free from copyright or patent and, hence, open to use by anyone.” Books in the public...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion, South Carolina; and Manteo, North Carol...

Austin: not weird, smarter

Austin: not weird, smarter

By Abigail Chaff

April 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Abigail Chaff What exactly does everyone want out of Austin, Texas? Austin seems to be the new place to be. I feel geographical locations go through cycles just like everything else. Right now Austin is on trend, right up there with Tom’s Shoes and tattoos. A few years ago everyone wanted to be in Colorado. With legalized ...

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

March 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Beau Brown The winds around campus have been picking up as the students let out sighs of relief in honor of the upcoming Spring Break next week. Ah, Spring Break: A long-held tradition of universities across the nation, involving the mass emigration of students towards beacons of warm weather and stre...