The Buchtelite

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 ...

Bullying ends here

October 30, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Didato “The goal of this program was simple: Put an end to bullying.” Eric “Cheeto” Zito, a sophomore at The University of Akron, held a Cyberbullying Awareness program last Wednesday in the Quaker Ballrooms. Zito collaborated with the UA Counseling Center in the hopes of educating students ab...

Whose experience?

October 30, 2012

Written by: Matthew Balsinger One of the biggest changes for students this year is the completely new Zipline — or, rather, what was formerly known as Zipline. This new setup is called “My Akron Experience” and has completely revitalized the accessibility of student resources on the universit...

Campus Shift saves money for students

September 27, 2012

Written by: Marcus Nicholson The average student spends $1,000 on textbooks per year, which is a daunting amount for students who also pay for tuition, housing and other expenses. Campus Shift hopes to alleviate some of these costs. Campus Shift, a business founded by University of Akron alumnus...

Ratemyprofessors.com doesn't pass the test

September 11, 2012

Written by: Nicholas Nussen The freshest of freshmen are scarcely aware of what course enrollment really means. Enrolling holds the possibility that behind each seemingly innocuous course description there may lurk an unsuspected monster: a bad teacher. Luckily, I have had the misfortune of encountering ...