The Buchtelite

Some advice for freshmen

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2015

As we transition into yet another school year, the editorial staff of The Buchtelite would like to introduce ourselves and offer our sincere advice to first-year students. We hope to give insight on who makes this paper possible, and we wish everyone a successful fall semester. ____________________...

Community obligation to report sexual harassment

By Jenna Ramolt, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015

Sexual harassment is a rising epidemic on college campuses across the country, and brings with it an important discussion. As defined by The University of Akron’s student handbook, sexual harassment is any form of sexual discrimination which violates laws respecting employees and students. This...

Relationships: make it or break it

Graphic by Ted Boyer

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...

Dear Miranda

By Miranda Roth

April 9, 2013

Miranda Roth I try so hard to make things go perfectly but there are some things that I just can’t control and I need to know how I can better get ahold of things in my life. I’ve currently moved and I’ve planned to meet people but I really haven’t yet. Nothing is going the way I imagined i...

Dear Miranda: Not enough time

March 14, 2013

Dear Miranda, I met this great guy recently and now we’re dating. My friends are telling me that they are angry because I’m spending a lot of time with him, even though I’ve only known him for a short time, and am not making enough time for them. I make time for them during the week as much as ...

A best friend is a true soulmate

February 19, 2013

Gabriel Glandorf “Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with.” Any true “Sex and the City” fan would recognize this line as being from one of the numerous articles Carrie writes on the show. But, besides being the answer to a very riveting game of trivia,...

Pros and cons of online dating

February 14, 2013

Kelsey Yaich The dating world is scary enough for the singles of today’s society, but when you add in online dating, it’s almost like playing Russian roulette. You have the rare lucky couples who end up finding their soul mate or you have the unfortunate cases that end up as cautionary tales of ...

Dear Miranda: What is true love?

January 31, 2013

Miranda Roth What is true love?   This is the question that drives everyone to either hide or go on the hunt. Honestly, true love doesn’t happen in a day and it isn’t something that you feel either. This is the biggest lie that we believe. We think that true love is something you know; that it’...

The love movement is taking over

November 20, 2012

Written by: Brandon Winter What is the one thought that every person has as their life comes to a close? “Did I love?” “Did I love enough?” “Did the people around me know that I loved them?” “Was 
I loved?” It’s not “How much money did I make?”, “How many trips did I take...

Dear Miranda

November 8, 2012

My new boyfriend has a lot of baggage, and it's too much for me to think about sometimes. I never thought I would be into someone like him, but I can't help myself. We talk, and things are good between us. He was always the one that I thought I could never have, but one that I wouldn't shoot down if...

Girl About Campus: Roommate blues

October 25, 2012

Written by: Helen Dauka Breakups are hard, no matter what type of relationship you’re in. When your roommate breaks things off with you, it’s no different. In fact, it might be more awkward. Depending on when you split, you may still have to coexist. I really put a lot of effort into our roommat...

Dear Miranda

September 25, 2012

"I've been in a long-term relationship, and I've recently noticed that I've been changing myself to make my partner happy. I'm not sure how I feel about that. Do you have any advice for me?" When we find ourselves changing for a relationship, most of the time it's because we have insecurities about where ...