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A look inside a march against Trump

A look inside a march against Trump

By Alex Belovich, adb130@zips.uakron.edu

November 16, 2016


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On Tuesday night at 11:00 p.m., an estimated 1,100 peaceful marchers walked down the sidewalks of W. Market Street to vocalize their opposition to President-elect Donald Trump, the policies he has proposed, and the bigotry and fear that he has used and created to reach the highest political office in...

Give Trump a chance

By Teresa Donisi, td56@zips.uakron.edu

November 16, 2016


Filed under Archive

I accepted the fact that Donald Trump won. I never liked Trump. I didn’t like the way he talked about women and disregarded them. Then again, I didn’t think Hillary was much better. I kept my thoughts to myself most of the time, though. I looked at it as more of choosing Voldemort or Doloris Umbridge. ...

Quiet meeting, quiet protest

Quiet meeting, quiet protest

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

April 13, 2016


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Out in Orrville at UA’s Wayne College campus, it was a quiet day for both trustees and protesters. Yesterday, April 13, was the UA Board of Trustee’s last meeting of spring semester – its first meeting reviving the annual tradition, stopped eight years ago, of meeting at a location off...

Protest scheduled for Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus News

Undeterred, relentless, and ready to make their voices heard yet again—students from the Ohio Student Association (OSA) are holding another protest outside of the Board of Trustees meeting this Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 339 on the third floor of the Studen...

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns over similar — but not as severe — conditions at The University of Akron. “Fuck racism,...

Anonymous Akron doesn’t hold back

Anonymous Akron doesn’t hold back

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Unlike recent campus demonstrations — whose sole emphases revolve around condemning UA’s Board of Trustees, president, and higher administration — a different group of protestors paraded through campus last Thursday, Nov. 5.   The group was Anonymous Akron, a subgroup of the widely known bu...

Whose ‘State of the University’ is correct?

Whose ‘State of the University’ is correct?

By Grant Morgan and Kristina Aiad-Toss

October 21, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

UA President Scott Scarborough was not the only one to give his thoughts on the state of the university on Tuesday. Faculty did, too. One hour before the president’s first “State of the University” address, around 80 UA educators in academic regalia and black armbands gathered outside E.J. Thomas Ha...

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Sporting enlarged pictures and videos of aborted fetuses, along with posters and banners denouncing Planned Parenthood, pro-life advocacy group “Created Equal” caused discord outside of Bierce Library yesterday. “We’ve had people destroy or try to destroy our signs; we’ve had people try...

An apology is in order

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

October 10, 2015


Filed under Editorials

Admitting wrongdoing is difficult—and apparently too difficult, especially for The University of Akron’s administrators. The tenderest consolation UA’s constituents have so far received is the passive statement, “Mistakes were made”; not who made them, not why they made them, and not wha...

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Seventeen students gathered in Olin Hall Room 124 today, May 1, to work out the details of a protest against a name-change for The University of Akron. The protest will take place next Friday, May 8, starting at 3:30 p.m. Students can join the protest at one of two meeting points on campus: in front...

Protest for part-time

Protest for part-time

May 2, 2013


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Matthew Balsinger In light of looming changes to compensation for part-time faculty, members of the Ohio Part-Time Faculty Association (OPTFA) were on campus Wednesday afternoon to hold a rally for what they consider to be a large problem at The University of Akron, as well as to bring attention to the...

Student protest for OMD

Student protest for OMD

April 25, 2013


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Katelyn Freil A special edition of Zipmail was sent out one week ago meant to clear up confusion about rumors of the Office of Multicultural Development. “We have become aware of a lot of misinformation on campus about the Office of Multicultural Development (OMD),” the Zipmail said. According...

Protest reactions

April 18, 2013


Filed under News

Morgan Hummel Last week, students on college campuses nationwide carried empty holsters in support of the concealed carry movement. The Empty Holster Protest, as it has come to be called by Students for Concealed Carry (SCC), was a success, catching a few snags along the way. Matt Mansell of the n...

Empty holsters carry weight

Empty holsters carry weight

By Morgan Hummel

April 11, 2013


Filed under News

Morgan Hummel Roaming the University of Akron campus this week, you’ll be surprised by more than just the exceptionally warm, sunny weather and the emergence of short shorts and tank tops. A keen eye may notice an addition to some students’ spring weather wear: An empty gun holster. This week, s...

Our View: Respect your elders

September 6, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By: Molly Gase Respect is a difficult thing to come by. However, we all reach a point in our lives where respect no longer has to be earned at every turn of a corner and is instead shown out of the belief that wisdom comes with age. Aging is something that happens to each of us, regardless of the amount in...