The Buchtelite

Chardon tragedy: a year later

February 28, 2013

Heather Beyer A year ago Wednesday, shots rang through the cafeteria of Chardon High School, changing the lives of the students, teachers and family forever. Demetrius Hewlin, Daniel Parmertor and Russell King Jr.’s lives were ended, and three students were injured at the hands of teenage gunman T...

A response to critics of the Trayvon Martin case

April 19, 2012

Written by: Richard M. Thompson In Bradley Brincka’s article “A call for all of the facts” on April 12, he states that there is no evidence that the shooting of Trayvon Martin was racially motivated and also denies that America and the black community in particular are not the victims of wides...

It could have happened to you

April 5, 2012

Written by: Richard M. Thompson Imagine you are walking home from the local convenience store, talking on the phone to your significant other after purchasing a bag of potato chips and some soda for the pizza party at a friend’s house later in the day. Imagine this friend’s home is in Bay Villag...

What good is standing going to do?

April 5, 2012

Written by: Jennifer Craig Trayvon Martin’s shooting is a national news event that many are talking about, but there seems little being done in response. To fully understand the case at hand, we must investigate the details. Neighborhood watch groups are just that, a watch group. They are not told ...

A call for justice

April 2, 2012

Written by: Starr Davis I am Trayvon Martin, are you? A 17-year-old African-American high school student named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed Feb. 26 by gunman George Zimmerman. Students at The University of Akron are reacting. Most are posting Facebook pictures wearing hoodies, symbolizing ...

Shooting south of campus

October 17, 2011

By: Molly Gase Six victims were reportedly injured during a shooting Saturday at a party in the 600 block of Sherman Street south of campus. The shooting happened at an off-campus fraternity party. According to a story by the Plain Dealer, six suspects were arrested early Saturday. The party was held i...