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Cram with Greek life

Cram with Greek life

By Rebecca Schaming, Writer

May 4, 2016

Concerned about the library being packed for finals week? Join The University of Akron’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council for Cram Jam, which is a 45-minute study session with 15-minute breaks in between sessions. Cram Jam will be held in the Student Union room 312 on Monday, May 9  from...


Members of The Buchtelite's spring semester  editorial staff thank you for reading.

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

May 4, 2016

It’s the end of another semester, another school year, and truly we hope the best for you both during finals and afterward. (Even if it seems unlikely, you will do better than you think if you believe it to be so.) For those who are graduating forever, farewell! For those whose completion o...

Finals preparations

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2015

It’s that stressful time of the semester again where students are pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. The Union and the University Libraries are helping students alleviate their stress by giving them a series of free activities and providing them with resources to help them get through...

Students learn how to alleviate stress

Graphic by Ted Boyer

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2014

It is that time of the semester when students begin to realize that finals week is vastly approaching and winter break is around the corner. It also a time when many students begin to stress about balancing academics with their lives outside of the classroom. If students are aware of others in distress...

Finals are coming, to a class near you

May 2, 2013

Dakota Phillips Judgment day is coming: the time you gather your strength, muster your materials and ingest copious amounts of coffee. This unholy fury is one of many ways man has devised to demoralize his future competition. I feel it’s a cop-out to test your knowledge and mastery of a subject bas...

How you can dominate finals

How you can dominate finals

April 25, 2013

Gabriel Glandorf With the semester ending soon and finals quickly approaching, many students are under a massive amount of stress. There is much to accomplish in what seems like an impossibly short amount of time. However, as troublesome as it may be, finals week can be efficiently conquered by using these simple tips: 1. DON’T FREAK ...

Better alternatives to the standard final

April 25, 2013

Jessica Johnson As the semester comes to a close, we all look forward to summer break. There is only that one barrier that we all have to get through: final exams. Do we really need a whole week devoted to making our lives miserable? Do we need them at all? Final exam week could be put to much bett...

Loch Ness exams

November 30, 2011

By: Molly Gase After 16 weeks of nonstop papers, exams, cases, analyses and projects, we could all use a break. Professors’ assigning copious amounts of work at the end of the semester just to ensure that we have “absorbed all of the material throughout the course” is basically driving all of ...

Refocusing for exams: How to make the best of the last week

November 30, 2011

By: Matthew Balsinger It’s hard to believe this week is the last one of the semester.  For most of us, that means it’s time for cramming. One thing we often tell ourselves before the new semester begins is to keep up with all the work as the semester progresses and to not fall behind in anything or procrastinate u...