The Buchtelite

“Handshake” Your Way Into A Career

By Julian Curet,

September 21, 2016

Handshake, a job posting board in its third year at universities around the country, has replaced UA’s Career Link/College Central Network — which had over 5,800 participating employers. The new job board will, over time, add hundreds of new employers. A few weeks ago, students received an em...

Zips must take a stand against sexual assault

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 6, 2016

This month is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Campus sexual assault has long been an issue and in 2016, it is more visible than ever. Many groups -from student activists, dean of students, and Greek life to the White House administration – are taking action.   It is time for all of us to take a stand. Ac...


By Youngbin Jeong

March 2, 2016

On social media, #NeverTrump is the one of the biggest movements related to the presidential race. Despite Donald Trump’s audacious insults towards women, Hispanics, Muslims, the disabled, and immigrants, he is receiving abundant support from voters and politicians. Donald Trump’s campaign has b...

Akron-area millennials could transform the electorate — if they vote

Akron-area millennials could transform the electorate — if they vote

By Zaina Salem, Israa Eddeb, Sofia Syed, Samantha Hickey, and Julie Yockey

November 11, 2015

News Outlet Interns As the country moves quickly from this month’s focus on local elections to next year’s presidential election, there looms ahead a change in campaigns and elections that could be cataclysmic in proportions. The entire millennial generation — a transformational segment of the p...

The ‘Hotline Bling’ topic students should be talking about

The ‘Hotline Bling’ topic students should be talking about

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2015

If dance is intended to evoke emotions from the audience, Drake definitely accomplishes this goal in his music video for “Hotline bling”—as long as the emotions are confusion and perhaps a bit of discomfort. The music video, released Oct. 19 on Apple Music, set the internet ablaze with memes an...

Social media abuse

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer

October 28, 2015

Social media has become somewhat of an epidemic in the last few years, as its presence has grown significantly. From the very beginning, social media has been a great channel for individuals to get in contact with nearly anyone they wanted, whether it was with family or friends or even companies that ...

Right to Yak

Right to Yak

By Dylan Reynolds, Student Writer

October 14, 2015

In a world full of censorship and judgment, there should be a place for anonymous expression of ideas. That is the philosophy that led to Yik Yak, the new social media app that is sweeping college campuses across America. This app, which many students use everyday, functions as a sort of campus m...

Social media: another window to climb into

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

March 5, 2015

Social media use is growing every day, and with it comes a new tool for potential burglars. Around 78 percent of former burglars use Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare to find empty houses, according to a study from Credit Sesame in the United Kingdom. These social media sites allow users to share...