The Buchtelite

Student mows his way to success

By Israa Eddeb, Online editor

January 27, 2016

William Armstrong, a UA freshman business student, started a company called “Yaardvark” last fall and entered it in the Student Startup Madness (SSM) competition. Now he’s one of 32 finalists.  SSM is a nationwide digital media startup tournament for college students. Armstrong and his teamm...

Inaugural media studies program

By Israa Eddeb and Julie Yockey

April 29, 2015

Rather than sitting in one of the buildings on campus and listening to a professor lecture, a group of students participated in a different type of instruction in mid-April. Their instructors were editors from National Public Radio, the Washington Post, and the exhibits at the Newseum, an interactive...