The Buchtelite

Iran’s Parliamentary Elections Show the Success of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Nicholas Golina, Student Writer

March 30, 2016

On February 28, 2016, BBC News reported that the reformist parties of Iran have recently gained 30 seats in the parliamentary elections as well as gaining greater influence within the Assembly of Experts, which the clerical body in charge of choosing the next supreme leader of Iran. This recent gain in...

EXL Launch Week day one: introductions, millennials

EXL Launch Week day one: introductions, millennials

By Zaina Salem, Grant Morgan, and Dylan Reynolds

March 2, 2016

“The notion that you have to pick between what you love and paying the bills is absurd,” said Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline and founding director of The University of Akron’s new EXL Center. A series of events to launch the EXL Center — short for Experiential Learning Center for E...

A university culture of empowered students

A university culture of empowered students

By Sara Syed, Student Writer

October 7, 2015

Power is a funny word. It is sometimes connoted in a negative way with ideas of authority, tyranny, autocracy or forceful rule. However, power does not have to come from a negative place.  In fact, it can be conceptualized in a positive way to bring more authenticity, direction, guidance and happine...

UA women in power

UA women in power

March 14, 2013

Alexandra Didato With copious amounts of student organizations offered on campus, female students have the opportunity to experience and take on many diverse leadership roles. One student leader, Elizabeth Davis, the USG director of internal communications, has had a very positive experience in he...