The Buchtelite

Male birth control study

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Archive

A new form of male birth control was being studied, but trials ceased due to the side effects men were experiencing. A hormone shot that lowered sperm count was given to the male trialists every eight weeks. The study found that it would be about 96 percent effective in preventing pregnancy. A tota...

Scarborough looks to round out his team

Scarborough looks to round out his team

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

April 25, 2016


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“There’s still a few more pieces of the puzzle that I have left to place,” said University of Akron President Scott Scarborough regarding the seven vacant positions on his management team for next fall semester. Mentioned by Scarborough at the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) meeting o...

Black Male Summit empowers young men

By Dylan Reynolds

April 11, 2016


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Empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement. Those were four goals of the ninth annual Black Male Summit, which was held this past weekend at the John S. Knight Convention Center and the Student Union. Over the course of two days – Friday and Saturday – participants attended a series...

Black Male Summit scheduled for this weekend

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

April 6, 2016


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The University of Akron will host its 9th annual Black Male Summit this Friday and Saturday, focusing on how media affects black male identity. The two-day event features more than 60 panel discussions, breakout sessions, and workshops. Russ Mitchell, managing editor at WKYC-TV, will moderate. ...

Black Male Summit

Black Male Summit

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

UA hosted the eighth annual Black Male Summit last weekend, which sought to “improve and increase retention and graduation of African-American males in higher education,” according to the Summit’s webpage. This year’s event focused on the influences of media, culture and sports on black males’...

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

By Ian Vanek, News Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national leaders, educators, policy makers, civic organizations, and myriad other disciplines to addre...

Evolution of the male sexual icon

Evolution of the male sexual icon

By Abigail Chaff

April 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Abigail Chaff When you think about it, would Frank Sinatra be considered handsome today? Not in the slightest. Our 21st century idea of good looking is within the parameters of chiseled abs and a nice tan. I suppose Old Blue Eyes wouldn’t equate to the modern day “Guidos,” but doesn’t that ju...