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Five Ways to Promote Sustainability, be a Fashion Eco-Warrior

Sustainable fashion practices can have a significant impact on the effects of climate change.
September 28, 2020

Buy Upcycled Clothing Buying upcycled isn’t only good for your closet, but it’s also good for the environment. Upcycled clothing is created when old clothing is broken down and the materials are...

Why Get Involved as Zips Sports Start Again

InfoCision Stadium at The University of Akron, with a seating capacity of around 30,000 people.
As a senior here at The University of Akron, watching sports events is a great way to show excitement for the school and the teams.
September 8, 2019

I wanted to take the time to welcome all Zips back to campus! The fall semester is always a very exciting time at The University of Akron. Between athletics, clubs, groups, employment, and so much more,...

Advice to a Younger Sibling Starting College

This was the day I took my brother’s senior photographs for high school, before he decided to follow me to college.
An article full of tips and tricks for surviving college from one sibling to another.
September 3, 2019

There are several reasons why someone may choose to attend college at one place versus another. These can include affordability, courses offered and even as a way to get away from family for some independence. This...

NOTO North & NOTO South: Hidden Gem of Akron 12-06-16

NOTO North is located across from Luigi's Italian Restaurant.
106 North Main Street & 76 South Main Street
December 5, 2016

I found your retail therapy fix for finals week. NOTO North and NOTO South – two unique boutiques in Akron – are sure to give your mind a short break with some relaxing shopping. NOTO North features...

PC: ‘Politically Correct’ or ‘People Caring’?

December 5, 2016

In today’s day and age, it seems that certain groups, specifically those associated with the political right, are quick to demonize individuals and organizations for being “PC,” or politically correct....

Before signing the lease

November 14, 2016

One of the best parts about going to college is living on your own. Many students spend their freshman year living in a dorm, experiencing all of the firsts as a college student. Then, as a sophomore,...

Rare times with Trump

November 14, 2016

Having read the Nov. 3 “The choice is clear” editorial, I do hope readers visit goo.gl/7W90VD. These are rare times.  My personal introduction to the world stage came when I watched the murder...

Pins for safety

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...

I Need Planned Parenthood

October 26, 2016

I’m pro-choice and I’m in control of my body. I first went to Planned Parenthood over two years ago for medical reasons. After prolonged pelvic pain, which at the time I thought was being caused...

It’s Not Too Bad Being Basic

October 19, 2016

It’s fall time and there is proof of it all over campus: changing leaves, flannels in sight, riding boots, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes in hand. There has been a term associated with these seasonal trends...

THE REEL: Film Reviews (10-18-16)

October 17, 2016

Film: Girl on the Train Moviegoers are flocking over Paula Hawkins’ widely successful novel “The Girl on the Train” reaching the box office this month, but not in a positive way. The ending...

Cover to Cover: Friendship subverts suffering in Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

October 10, 2016

Hanya Yanagihara’s newest novel, “A Little Life,” puts four recent college graduates in the heart of New York City. These young men, all of whom met at the same university, strike out into the city...

The Slow, Painful Death of Decency in Politics

October 5, 2016

In 1992, George H. W. Bush got hammered by the news media and general public for checking his watch while at one of the Presidential debates. Acting like he wanted the event to be over was considered rude,...

Why UA’s Starbucks aren’t worth your buck

October 5, 2016

The Starbucks that litter The University of Akron’s campus are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most unorganized, ill-managed, and poorly-functioning Starbucks that I have ever seen. The beverage quality...

A reply to a response

October 5, 2016

A week ago I wrote an editorial about how the familiar Christian proselytizers who come onto campus each semester play an important role in making students reflect on their assumptions about life, and...

Response to ‘A bad showing for students’

You know who these people are. They were here last week.
October 3, 2016

I read [the Buchtelite’s editorial of Sept. 29 called “A bad showing for students”] because it focused on that group. The one that comes on campus every semester since I attended (and before). The...

A Republican presidency would be a disaster for religious tolerance

October 3, 2016

The current Republican platform claims that education includes the importance of “the handing over of a cultural identity.” Such a cultural identity within the republican psyche includes an evangelical...

Why Akron is a little weird

September 21, 2016

I sincerely love Akron. I was born here and as much as I like living here, I have noticed some things that have struck me as a little weird. We still get nerdily excited when we see the Goodyear blimp,...

Take my blood, I want a burrito

Donate for what you feel is right in your heart, not your stomach
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,...

Fourteen Things Every Freshman Needs to Hear

By Teresa Donisi
September 13, 2016

  Do your homework & assignments. Hey guys, mom here. Not really, but one big thing a lot of freshmen don’t seem to understand is how important homework and assignments really are. Trust me:...

Less confidence than before

New survey shows faculty opinion of UA leadership worse than last fall
May 2, 2016

The results of a survey released yesterday show that UA faculty have even less confidence in University leadership and direction than they did fall semester. “Approximately 9 out of every 10 faculty...

The coddling of the student mind

March 28, 2016

A movement has risen among America’s universities to clean campuses of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense. In September 2015, Greg Lukianoff, president of The Foundation...

A voice to be heard

March 16, 2016

Many people, especially younger generations, are discouraged by politics and voting due to negative publicity and information from news and peers. Many students show an expression of discontent about politicians...

Students need a microwave in Bierce Library

March 16, 2016

Bierce Library offers a variety of resources for students. For instance, we have librarians to help students with research and a tutoring lab for math and writing. Students can rent laptops and movies....

Survey captures student opinion of UA leadership

Survey captures student opinion of UA leadership
March 14, 2016

Just over 56 percent of undergraduate students say they have no confidence in UA President Scott Scarborough, a survey released last week by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) shows. The survey,...

The all-white Oscar ballot

February 24, 2016

African-American actors and actresses have been snubbed year after year when it comes to the Oscars. This year was no different, when an all-white ballot was announced for the second year in a row. Actors...

Thoughts on Akron Press Club meeting

November 18, 2015

As one of the four students that attended the Akron Press Club Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 18, I noticed something that I have not seen with President Scarborough before: he seemed more engaged with the...

What Trump gets wrong about gun violence

November 18, 2015

During a Student Government-organized Town Hall meeting on Nov. 16, students openly asked UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns, and the new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams questions about...

Students’ chance to critique union

February 18, 2015

An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and...

The threat of cyberattacks

July 8, 2014

The recently released video game Watch Dogs, a game about remote hacking, has brought the topic of cybersecurity back into public view. The game contains elements of potential hacking such as controlling...

A look at Occupy Wall Street

October 18, 2011

By: Jasmine Pace A revolution has begun across the United States.  Occupy Wall Street is a peaceful fight against corporate greed and social inequality in the United States economic system, which affects...

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