The Buchtelite

Love and Learn Doll Project

By Michelle Kreidler, msk61@zips.uakron.edu

September 21, 2016

This past Saturday, Sept. 17, a special social welfare session was held at the Firestone Park Baptist Church to support the “Love and Learn Doll Project,” which is a program in Akron Public Schools’ “Project RISE.” The session was developed by Baomei Zhao, a professor in UA’s school of ...

Volunteer for Hunger walk by the Akron Area Interfaith Council

By Noor Najjar, Student Writer

April 27, 2016

As a Muslim-American living in the United States, I oftentimes find myself questioning a core aspect on which this great nation was built: freedom of religion. Elections are nearing and Donald Trump is being censored for his comments in regard to Muslims in the United States — shocking comments that s...

The race to break down barriers of education

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2016

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...

Akron gives ‘Big Love’ to community

Akron gives ‘Big Love’ to community

By Preston Davis, writer

March 16, 2016

In its third year, the Big Love Fest of Akron filled Summit Artspace with a family-friendly celebration of the community’s art, music, dance, food, spirituality, and connection. Big Love was held March 12 from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. In prior years, the festival was held at Musica, but the growing...

Schedule an ‘un-class’ with EXL

Schedule an ‘un-class’ with EXL

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

March 9, 2016

In the print version of this article, Ian Schwarber was incorrectly quoted as writing "best rest assured," when really he wrote "but rest assured."   After a successful opening week, UA’s new Experiential Learning [EXL] Center is taking submissions for its next initiative, the “un-class.” ...

Ally to support LGBTQ community

By Ian Vanek, News Writer

February 18, 2015

A new school program is having a presentation on Feb. 26 about making connections and supporting the LGBTQ community at UA.   According to Michael Cadaret, doctoral psychology intern, everyone and anyone on campus is invited to attend, even if one is not a part of the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ is ...

Community obligation to report sexual harassment

By Jenna Ramolt, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015

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...

UA Health Clinic expanding role in community

UA Health Clinic expanding role in community

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

January 29, 2015

  The Nursing Center for Community Health at UA has received a $50,000 grant over 18 months from the National Nursing Centers Consortium. The grant will facilitate medical-legal partnerships for the patients that visit the clinic. Some of the patients The Nursing Center for Community Health...

Connected to campus

Connected to campus

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2014

No matter the time of the semester, whether the beginning or nearing the end, it is never too late to be even more connected to campus than simply being a student. Whether it is attending recruitment for a Greek Life organization, considering intramural and club teams, joining a group of interest that...

Around the World party creates unity

Around the World party creates unity

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

September 23, 2014

Students and staff traveled the globe at the Around the World party in Quaker Square Station. Hosted annually by the Office of International Programs, guests had the opportunity to experience and celebrate different cultures, religions and music represented by UA students, faculty and staff. Upon...

NPHC promotes community

By Maria Guess-Cousins

April 16, 2013

Maria Guess-Cousins The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. (NPHC) is compromised of nine international Greek letter fraternities and sororities also known as the “Divine Nine.” The University of Akron is home to seven of the nine organizations. In contrast to other Greek organizations, the NPHC promote...

New Aroma downtown

September 11, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Long Akron's got the perfect place to grab a quick cup of coffee or tea, or to just relax and enjoy the soothing atmosphere and tasty drinks. Aroma Coffee and Tea, located on Brown Street, right behind InfoCision Stadium, reopened in February. The atmosphere is very hip and modern. There are multiple seating areas and c...