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Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Archive

Social work and nursing students had the opportunity to attend the Social Work and Nursing Career Fair on April 6 in the Student Union. More than 30 companies were present from the Northeast Ohio area in the social work and nursing field. Freshmen through seniors attended, as well as some post-graduates. “It’s...

Time to get seasonal at Job Fair

Time to get seasonal at Job Fair

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Balancing a full load of classes and a full-time job can be challenging and exhausting. To allow students to explore their options, The University of Akron’s Career Center hosted a Part-time and Seasonal Job Fair on March 15 in the Student Union. This free event gave students the opportunity to...

Sanders should have your vote

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

March 9, 2016


Filed under Editorials

No other presidential candidate has done more to inspire millennials than the oldest presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Sander’s proposal for free public college education and his intent to finance the program through an excise tax on Wall Street trades hits home for public university...

Make summer of 2016 matter

By Kaitlin Erdman, Student Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Guest Viewpoints

As we approach the halfway mark of the semester and roll into the summer, many Zips out there may be starting to wonder: how can I make this summer worthwhile? To some it will mean cramming in some extra classes to graduate early. Others may pledge to relax and enjoy four months of freedom. To many,...

Experiencing diversity abroad

Experiencing diversity abroad

By Wesley Harrington, Student Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

My name is Wesley Harrington and I am a graduating senior here at The University of Akron. I had the opportunity to study abroad in London, England, in the fall of 2014 at Richmond University. The campus is located in the borough of Kensington, which is on the west side of the city. During my five mon...

Missed opportunity for reconciliation

Missed opportunity for reconciliation

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

February 3, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Correction: Palmisano was walking into the building, not out, when, after further clarification by demonstrator Ashley Bair, whom Palmisano's remark was directed toward, he said, "I have no confidence..." not "We have no confidence..." After yesterday’s Honors College ceremony (see here), UA trustee ...

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under News

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals of the Knight Foundation is to facilitate connections and opportunities within the community of Akron...

Internships are the way to go

October 10, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By: Claire Sadler Internships are notorious for giving students the chance to relate their information to real world atmospheres. This makes individuals capable of developing skills which will help them enhance their performance in the workforce. Many students don’t realize how important it is to plan for their future until that day is st...