The Buchtelite

‘Death of a Student’

By Allyson Smith, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

As a student at the University of Akron, I am weary and appalled by the current state of "politics" impacting our campus. In response, I wrote the following poem:   My parents aren’t rich but I’ve got a 3.8. They don’t know anyone… but my resume is great! “Well, that’s to...

College Now educates students on debt

College Now educates students on debt

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 4, 2015

Student loan debt has risen to $1.2 trillion dollars; two-thirds of students graduating from US colleges and universities are graduating with some level of debt, according to Forbes.com. College is expensive and many students have to take out loans to pay for higher education. Scholarships and gra...

Student loans lead to debt crisis

By Alexa Lago, Writer

September 2, 2014

The Project on Student Debt reported that 69 percentof college graduates in Ohio have student loan debt, and Consumer Finance Protection Bureau estimates that America has $1 trillion of student loan debt. What is commonly referred to as the student debt crisis, plagues college students all across the...

You finally made it to college… Now what?

September 20, 2012

Written by: Blazine Howard You finally made it to college! Now what? You've just moved onto campus for your first semester of college, after spending $5,000 for room and board, about $450 on textbooks, and thousands more for tuition. You're far away from home, and you just realized that your new ro...