The Buchtelite

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...

Evolution of the male sexual icon

Evolution of the male sexual icon

By Abigail Chaff

April 4, 2013

Abigail Chaff When you think about it, would Frank Sinatra be considered handsome today? Not in the slightest. Our 21st century idea of good looking is within the parameters of chiseled abs and a nice tan. I suppose Old Blue Eyes wouldn’t equate to the modern day “Guidos,” but doesn’t that ju...

Steubenville: Rethinking rape

March 21, 2013

Kara Hemphill Ohio has been in the national spotlight recently, as a judge in juvenile court found two teenage football players delinquent, or guilty, in a case involving the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl. The offense took place in Steubenville, a small town near the border of West Virginia...

It’s better with the lights off

March 21, 2013

Morgan Hummel The basement of Bulger Residence Hall consists of the shine from black lights and glow paint. Resident assistants stand before the packed room holding a bucket stuffed with anonymous questions submitted by residents, who wait patiently to hear them read aloud. On Tuesday, March 19, at 8:3...

Surviving spring break 101

Surviving spring break 101

March 12, 2013

Abigail Chaff With spring break just around the corner, you may be making plans to have a totally awesome time somewhere warm and sandy. There are many hazards one must avoid while spring breaking. First of all, try to avoid incarceration. A little tip is to keep around $500 hidden somewhere in you...