The Buchtelite

Zips at night

By Natalyia Calhoun, Student Writer

November 11, 2015

On Nov. 1, clocks were turned backward one hour for daylight savings. This resulted in brighter mornings and, sadly, darker evenings with the sun setting an hour earlier. This said, from five to six o’clock in the evening is when students and faculty will return home from campus or even head off to...

What’s happening with Dining Services?

What’s happening with Dining Services?

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

August 22, 2015

Students can expect a different dining experience this fall, as UA recently hired the Aramark Corporation to take over its Dining Services. Aramark is a big company—207th of the list of Fortune 500s—that provides professional services to communities and institutions worldwide. It operates on many ...

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2015

The University of Akron Police Department launched a new public safety system that rewards those who report crimes. “See it. Report it. Get rewarded!” gives those who see illegal activity a chance to earn rewards for anonymously reporting information. All tips go directly to UA Police Department...

UAPD newfound service fee

UAPD newfound service fee

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2014

UAPD is an acronym for University of Akron Police Department. The University of Akron Police Department is active 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year. They provide services to both students on and off-campus to enhance safety and security. There are more than 40 full-time officers...

Safety on the home front: common sense elements to living in a safe environment

March 7, 2012

By: Carley Ballow “I’ve had random people come to my house, shake the door knob, see if it’s unlocked, then leave,” said sophomore Brittany Funk. “I wouldn’t say I don’t feel safe living in an off-campus house, but I definitely tense up when I hear noises that sound like someone is tryin...

University safety debacle: How safe are you in the Student Union elevators?

February 1, 2012

By: Sam Hubble I find myself disturbed about my safety on campus. I’m not questioning the security of the campus; my fear lies solely in elevator safety. It sounds odd. I mean, how many times does one ride an elevator in a week?Regardless of how improbable, I found myself trapped in Elevator No. ...