The Buchtelite

Post-graduation depression

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Congratulations, you’ve made it through college. It’s a huge accomplishment for anyone. It’s the initial step in the pursuit of a career that will bring you closer to your life’s goals. This is the time to get a job where you actually look forward to going into work because you love what you...

Students learn about suicide prevention

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

September 11, 2014

    On September 10, National Suicide Prevention Day, The University of Akron’s Counseling Center held a workshop to raise awareness on this topic that directly affects college students. Led by psychology intern Kia-Rai M. Prewitt, M.A. and practicum student Alexis DaFonseca, M.A.,...

Depression hurts many

By Jaclyn Wloszek

April 16, 2013

Jaclyn Wloszek Depression is not a weakness. It is not a flaw. It is not a crutch. Depression does not define a person. It is not a label on a prescription bottle. Depression: The insidious monster within. It can be mild or it can be severe. It can also take many shapes and names (manic depressio...

Counseling Center: helping students cope with troubles as the school year comes to a close

March 22, 2012

Written by: Natalee Langton Research suggests that more than 50 percent of students experience depressive symptoms shortly after beginning college, according to Dr. Eva M. Thury of Drexel University. During stressful times at school, many students do not realize that The University of Akron offers ...