The Buchtelite

Does that really offend you?

Does that really offend you?

By Kelly Unger, Student Writer

March 2, 2015

How many times today have you or someone else around you said that something was 'offensive'? Can you count it on one hand? Or perhaps you may need two? We toss the phrase "That offends me" around as often as Justin Bieber uses the word "swag" and I don't know about you, but the phrase is getting annoying. A...

Alumnus Paul Haridakis talks media influence

Alumnus Paul Haridakis talks media influence

By Mary Menzemer, Opinion Editor

September 23, 2014

University of Akron alum Paul Haridakis spoke at the first School of Communication colloquium on Sept. 19th.    A former law student at the university, he encouraged informal discussion among students during his talk. He stressed the importance of informed research, as opposed to good or bad, in...