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Importance of formulating political beliefs

Importance of formulating political beliefs

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2016

For many freshmen in college, this is the first time they are able to vote in a big election; being knowledgeable about candidates, issues, and politics in general is key. Though it is apparent through The Buchtelite’s political Campus Voice segments of the past few weeks, many Zips have said politics...

New faculty, recalled staff

New faculty, recalled staff

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

September 30, 2015

Not all employees whose positions were cut in July have left The University of Akron for good. “We’ve had a number of people who we’ve brought back because of bumping rights or [their] skill set and put in different positions,” UA Chief Financial Officer Nathan Mortimer said, referencing the retur...

Tenants rights when being evicted

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015

Being evicted from a rental property can be a stressful process. It is important for a renter to get a written agreement signed by both parties, and to know what type of lease—whether house or apartment—is being signed. Arne Englehart owns five properties near UA’s campus and has rented to UA...

College Democrats rally for Obama

November 6, 2012

Written by: Forrest Dukes The College Democrats at The University of Akron (CDUA) have been working hard this semester to get local college students to reelect President Obama. “We need to win this election,” said Christen Cox, president of the CDUA. “I understand that many are still hurting, a...

Why choose Obama

November 6, 2012

Written by: Jessica Johnson As I look at my absentee ballot for this election, I wonder, “Which presidential candidate really is going to send this country forward and make the progress that I want to see?” I soon find that this question is not so easily answered. I have values and goals that I...

I rebel, therefore we exist

September 6, 2012

Written by: Abigail Chaff I have become astounded by the rampant apathy of the vast majority of students on this campus. You know apathy, right? Or haven’t you ever cared enough to look it up? Well, dictionary.com defines it as “an absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement,” o...