The Buchtelite

Why UA’s Starbucks aren’t worth your buck

By Jesse Harper, [email protected] October 5, 2016

The Starbucks that litter The University of Akron’s campus are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, the most unorganized, ill-managed, and poorly-functioning Starbucks that I have ever seen. The beverage quality...

Student Paul Clifford performs songs while playing guitar in the Starbucks Lounge.

First Open Mic Night at Union

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor March 7, 2016

Students were given the chance to perform songs, skits, dances, poetry, and stand-up comedy for Open Mic Night in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge last Wednesday, March 2. This event was hosted by...

UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns and new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams addressed questions from students during USG's Town Hall meeting yesterday.

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor November 16, 2015

At the third meeting in the Undergraduate Student Government’s Town Hall series, students picked up the microphone to hurl questions — directly, this time — at UA Vice President of Advancement Larry...

Quality over controversy

By Keirsten Heckel , Student Writer November 11, 2015

A red cup. Recently, this simple, inanimate object has created quite a bit of controversy in the news and social media. To most people, Starbucks’ infamous red cup creates feelings of warmth and comfort...

Current view of what was previously Ohio Burger in the Student Union. Other venue construction going on around campus.

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...

Starbucks: to renew or not to renew

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer April 1, 2015

The end of The University of Akron’s contract with Starbucks is stirring debate on campus; students are concerned with whether it will stay or get replaced.  The contract between UA and Starbucks...

The presidential candidates, Taylor Swift and Garrett Scherba, debate campus issues.

USG presidential, vice-presidential candidates debate in Starbucks lounge

By Grant Morgan , News Editor March 11, 2015

Students gathered in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge on Wednesday evening for USG’s presidential and vice-presidential candidate debate. The two candidates for president are Garrett Scherba and...

Pumpkin spice NOT-te

October 4, 2012

Written by: Abigail Chaff Fall is quickly approaching and is bringing with it some favorite things. Everyone seems to have forgotten about the long wait through winter for the heat of summer. Summer is...

Dear world events end with one final presentation

September 25, 2012

Written by: Alex Didato The Dear World last week brought together students and faculty in sharing what message they would like the world to know. Students of all majors and backgrounds gathered in front...

Starbucks Considers Sponsoring Republican Candidates

February 1, 2012

by: Russ Friend Politics, like the definition of a Santorum, is a filthy and sometimes frothy business. I heard recently that Starbucks, in a shrewd move that’s sure to please conservatives, has considered...

Fall coffee: the reason for the season

September 8, 2011

By: Pam Kellman Crisp weather beckons a pop of color and many heartwarming things to look forward to, namely tacky flannel shirts, scary movies, pumpkin ale, apple cider, and the ever-popular Pumpkin...

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