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PC: ‘Politically Correct’ or ‘People Caring’?

By Jesse Harper,

December 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Viewpoints, Opinion

In today’s day and age, it seems that certain groups, specifically those associated with the political right, are quick to demonize individuals and organizations for being “PC,” or politically correct. It seems that within t...

Give Trump a chance

By Teresa Donisi,

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I accepted the fact that Donald Trump won. I never liked Trump. I didn’t like the way he talked about women and disregarded them. Then again, I didn’t think Hillary was much better. I kept my thoughts to myself most of the ...

Trump encouraging second votes

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that Donald Trump is concerned with the possibility of voter fraud in a system he thinks is rigged against him. To keep the Democrats from underhandedly winning the election, Trump is telling his supporters to go...

Akron group wants to change election coverage

By Dylan Reynolds

April 27, 2016

Filed under Campus News

With $174,990 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute is collaborating with the Jefferson Center and the Akron Beacon Journal to help newsrooms better understand and...

Sanders should have your vote

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 9, 2016

Filed under Editorials

No other presidential candidate has done more to inspire millennials than the oldest presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Sander’s proposal for free public college education and his intent to finance the program...

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

October 28, 2015

USG election results: Swift and Angeletti

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

April 1, 2015

Filed under Campus News

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections have concluded with the appointment of Taylor Swift as president and Ricky Angeletti as his vice president. Swift, a junior political science major and Phi Delta Theta fraternity...

Early voting evens the playing field

September 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Written by: Kara Hemphill Early voting in Ohio, which has been a major topic of discussion recently, was restored when a judge ruled in favor of it last Friday. In August, Ohioans were unsure whether they would be able to vote ...

Political student organizations get ready for the upcoming elections

September 18, 2012

Filed under News

Written by: Morgan LaVallee In case you’ve forgotten, it’s election season. And with the elections comes a poisonous amount of propaganda and lies from both parties. But political rhetoric aside, this 2012 presidential ele...

Romney struggling to win home state

February 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

By: Matthew Balsinger Mitt Romney’s campaign has taken on a desperate tactic: distance and defame. In Michigan, Romney’s Super PAC, Restore Our Future, is flooding the airwaves with negative campaign ads attacking Rick Santorum,...