The Buchtelite

Pins for safety

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016

Have you noticed people wearing single safety pins on their shirts? It sounds like some crazy fashion trend of the 80’s but it’s actually a powerful signal to those around you that you love and support people of all backgrounds. As reported by many major news outlets, there has been an increa...

Artisan Coffee Shop: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-27-16

There are a variety of pastry options at Artisan Coffee Shop

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016

Coffee is an essential part of the college life for many students, so it only seems appropriate to share with you a coffee shop with a cozy atmosphere. I want to expand your coffee horizons with a coffee shop other than your usual Starbucks or Einstein Bros.   Artisan Coffee Shop opened a little over a y...

The Bomb Shelter: Hidden Gem of Akron 10-18-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2016

 Visit The Bomb Shelter for unique finds that will make your dorm room or apartment the only place where your friends will want to hang out. A statement on summed it up perfectly: “Our space is arranged for viewing and engaging idea making — it’s a vintage museum where...

Lewis C. Turner Amphitheater: Hidden Gem of (U)Akron 9-20-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016

For this week’s Campus Voice question, I asked students where they like to go to clear their minds and relax. So for today’s Hidden Gem, I thought I’d tell you a spot that I like to go when I need to clear my mind. Behind the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the Lewis C. Turner Amphit...

Take my blood, I want a burrito

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2016

I was sitting in class as my stomach let out an angry growl. It’d been hours since I’d had breakfast. Even though I still had a salad with fruits and vegetables in the second pouch of my backpack, I thought, “I should go give blood so I can get Chipotle.” It’s somewhat unethical, I know. I’m emb...

Atheists discuss questions on God

Secular Student Alliance members (from left to right): Jon Tucker, Michael Nabors, Shauna Lachendro, and Jason Wenneman.

By Michelle DeShon, News Writer

April 21, 2015

Sipping Einstein Bros coffee and holding handmade “Ask an Atheist” signs, a group of students stood in the rain last Thursday, April 16, to discuss the existence of a god. It was “Ask an Atheist” day, put on by members of UA’s Secular Student Alliance. Members gathered outside Bierce from...