The Buchtelite

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...

Relationships: make it or break it

Graphic by Ted Boyer

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015

On Feb. 4, UA Counselors Sara Rieder Bennett and Barry Brady offered solutions to relationship problems with their seminar, “Supersize your Relationships.” The interactive PowerPoint presentation was based around different types of relationships—relationships with professionals, friends, family...

Reflections on relationships and love

By Abigail Chaff

April 11, 2013

Abigail Chaff When you are in your early twenties, relationships can often be fleeting. You are always meeting new people. In the rush of college, it can seem difficult to keep something steady. But every once in a great while you can stumble into true love. The first second we locked eyes I kn...

Dear Miranda: Not enough time

March 14, 2013

Dear Miranda, I met this great guy recently and now we’re dating. My friends are telling me that they are angry because I’m spending a lot of time with him, even though I’ve only known him for a short time, and am not making enough time for them. I make time for them during the week as much as ...

Pros and cons of online dating

February 14, 2013

Kelsey Yaich The dating world is scary enough for the singles of today’s society, but when you add in online dating, it’s almost like playing Russian roulette. You have the rare lucky couples who end up finding their soul mate or you have the unfortunate cases that end up as cautionary tales of ...

Do’s and don’ts of dating

February 14, 2013

Patrick Stallings Last summer one of my good friends was looking for a man’s perspective on why she had trouble meeting good guys. Her strategy mainly consisted of waiting at the bar to be approached by Prince Charming. But how often does that happen? After a long back-and-forth conversation, I convinced her that she c...

Dear Miranda

February 7, 2013

Miranda Roth This guy and I have been hanging out and talking for about a month now. He’s never been in a relationship before, but I know we like each other. I keep expressing my feelings in small ways such as letting him know I would like to get to know him better, but he just doesn’t respond to anyth...

Dear Miranda: What is true love?

January 31, 2013

Miranda Roth What is true love?   This is the question that drives everyone to either hide or go on the hunt. Honestly, true love doesn’t happen in a day and it isn’t something that you feel either. This is the biggest lie that we believe. We think that true love is something you know; that it’...

Dear Miranda

November 8, 2012

My new boyfriend has a lot of baggage, and it's too much for me to think about sometimes. I never thought I would be into someone like him, but I can't help myself. We talk, and things are good between us. He was always the one that I thought I could never have, but one that I wouldn't shoot down if...

Dear Miranda

September 13, 2012

Written by: Miranda Roth Being shy has its perks. You have that mysterious aura about you that makes others interested, intimidated or nervous. When paired with confidence, however, shyness can be an amazingly powerful tool. Passivity has been haunting the human race since the dawn of time, and we h...

Valentine's day date ideas that won't break the bank

February 8, 2012

By: Kayleigh Bracht Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and with your wallet still empty from Christmas, you’re probably wondering how you can still make Valentine’s Day special without breaking the bank. Whether this is your first date or you’ve been together for years, there are plenty of ac...