The Buchtelite

Love shouldn’t hurt

Love shouldn’t hurt

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 13, 2016

The University of Akron’s Counseling and Testing Center hosted a workshop called “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on April 12. This event was led by UA counselors Eric Hayden and Rebecca Crain. The workshop focused primarily on the risks of abuse in relationships,...

Couples resolve conflicts in time for Valentines Day

By Courtney Powell, Arts & Life Writer

February 9, 2015

  Valentines Day is just around the corner, and the Clinic of Individual and Family Counseling is putting on a couples retreat. “Lack of communication is the number one reason that couples cannot flourish and resolve conflict. Without communication they are not going to have an open forum,...

Relationships: make it or break it

Relationships: make it or break it

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015

On Feb. 4, UA Counselors Sara Rieder Bennett and Barry Brady offered solutions to relationship problems with their seminar, “Supersize your Relationships.” The interactive PowerPoint presentation was based around different types of relationships—relationships with professionals, friends, family...

Reflections on relationships and love

By Abigail Chaff

April 11, 2013

Abigail Chaff When you are in your early twenties, relationships can often be fleeting. You are always meeting new people. In the rush of college, it can seem difficult to keep something steady. But every once in a great while you can stumble into true love. The first second we locked eyes I kn...

Interracial couples experience special relationships

February 14, 2013

Clare McKee “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,” William Shakespeare wrote. Today, our society places great value on physical appearance, in addition to the clothes one wears and the way one carries him or herself. Finding your soul mate, however, should not be based on skin color, n...

Girl About Campus: If only all the diamonds really did shine bright

February 12, 2013

Helen Dauka With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, it’s only natural for the cynics and romantics living inside us all to start waging a vicious war. Does the commercial saturation of jewelry commercials eat at your soul, or are you waiting for your own little black box to be popped open in f...