The Buchtelite

Students Split Over Decision to End Five Star Fridays

Five-Star Fridays was first implemented by former UA
President Matthew Wilson.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

November 19, 2019

Students at The University of Akron are left with mixed opinions as several campus leaders announced that Five Star Fridays will be gradually coming to an end in the coming semesters. Five Star Fridays utilizes a four-day schedule where students must schedule their classes for Monday through Thursda...

Five-Star Fridays: Choose Between Health, Homework, Happiness

Using my spare time between classes this semester, I (left) helped table for the Buchtelite in the Student Union. This might not be possible during the fall semester.

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

May 4, 2018

With the end of my first year at The University of Akron almost in sight, I have been taking the time to look back at all the adventures I’ve been on, the friends I have made and the changes within myself as a full-time college student. As a college student who is physically disabled, I have been abl...

Students to Expect 4-Day School Week in Fall

Student Union.

By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

“Five-Star Fridays,” an initiative that will shorten the school week for most students, is The University of Akron’s new approach to enhance students’ college experience. Starting in the fall semester, the majority of classes will be held Monday through Thursday. The University’s president, Mat...