The Buchtelite

Difference between PC and politeness

December 8, 2016

In a recent guest viewpoint, it was argued that political correctness is not ruining our country but is critical to our nation’s progress. It is imperative to note the difference between political correctness and mere politeness. It is certainly a common decency to respect one’s chosen pronouns a...

Letter to the editor 10-13-16

October 12, 2016

In the past weeks I have been thoroughly disgusted by some of the grotesque images and regressive messages I have seen and heard on campus. I completely agree with anyone who is offended by them, however, I do not agree (as forty of [The Buchtelite’s] online poll respondents do) that they should be banned ...

An open letter: USG to President Scarborough

July 13, 2015

The following is an letter addressed to The University of Akron President Scott Scarborough,  written and signed by the UA Undergraduate Student Government's president and vice president Taylor Swift and Richard Angeletti. Dear Dr. Scarborough: As the elected governing body, it is Undergraduate...

Letter from the editor

May 2, 2013

It is customary for the Editor-in-Chief to write a column for the semester’s final edition of The Buchtelite. Some have viewed this as the final opportunity to voice any qualms they may have with the university, its policies and hope that this final column will right any injustice or wrongdoing that...

Letter to the Editor: A reflection

By Robert Scherer

April 4, 2013

In response to the March 21 article “Thinking of the future, remembering the past.” I have spent my whole life in the business of science, engineering and technology. I even recently returned to take some courses leading to a physician or nurse job at The University of Akron. The Tech library,...