The Buchtelite

Ad campaign seeking reform in UA governance

Ad campaign seeking reform in UA governance

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

December 15, 2015

A new campaign is in progress to reform the way top decisions are being made at The University of Akron. Paid for by “Advocates for The University of Akron, Students and Faculty,” the campaign has so far included five three-quarter-page black-and-white ads printed in the Akron Beacon Journal. “STOP”...

In June, a ‘literal political campaign’ to change UA’s name by January 2016

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

December 7, 2015

It started early this year as a post on a zipsnation.org forum. Since, the topic of a UA name-change — a rebranding, a new slogan, a marketing tagline, whatever one might call it now — has been persistently in the news. But last Friday, The Devil Strip released a story about an administrative email tha...

The importance of college student voting

The importance of college student voting

By Zachary Jones, Student Writer

April 30, 2015

It’s about that time again. Politicians are announcing their candidacy for president, each one trying to convince the greatest number of Americans why they are worthy to lead this great nation. In the end, one candidate will take home the grand prize: the title of President of the United States of...

Rob Portman over Ted Strickland

Rob Portman over Ted Strickland

By Zachary Jones, Student Writer

March 18, 2015

Congressional campaigns in the United States are unfortunately not given much attention by their respective constituents. Seeing as these individuals are intending to directly represent specific districts and states before the capital, this behavior is, needless to say, odd. With the 2016 Senate race...