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New way to conquer job searching

April 20, 2016

Graduation for many Zips is quickly approaching. While many are eager to receive their diplomas, many may have a job dangling over their heads. What should I be searching for? What job options are the...

‘Death of a Student’

March 16, 2016

As a student at the University of Akron, I am weary and appalled by the current state of "politics" impacting our campus. In response, I wrote the following poem:   My parents aren’t rich but...

All it takes is a vote

All it takes is a vote
March 2, 2016

Election season is easily one of the most turbulent occasions that America experiences. Rarely are people as divisive, and adults as petty as when their favored candidate squares off against the opposing...

Holistic approach to conquering mental illness

February 17, 2016

As a former University of Akron resident assistant, I have dealt with students who faced anxiety attacks, fainting episodes from stress, induced anorexia, headaches, migraines, nosebleeds, sleepless nights,...

Why cultural diversity matters in college

Why cultural diversity matters in college
February 3, 2016

Throughout the month of February, students here at The University of Akron are encouraged to join in and celebrate Black History Month. It is a time of the year where the student body and surrounding communities...

Tips for Zips attending career fair

Tips for Zips attending career fair
September 30, 2015

Attending a college career fair may seem like a daunting task as an undergrad. You may be one of hundreds of students vying for a recruiter’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over the competition...

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

Five tips to pocket for fall semester
September 16, 2015

Five tips to pocket for fall semester After a few months of eating, sleeping and working that seasonal job, the third week of the fall semester is in session and with a vengeance. Whether it is your...

Some advice for freshmen

September 10, 2015

As we transition into yet another school year, the editorial staff of The Buchtelite would like to introduce ourselves and offer our sincere advice to first-year students. We hope to give insight on who...

UA strives for success

April 15, 2015

Among the many surveys given to students at the end of the school year, one stands out. It is a national survey that aims to assess students’ undergraduate experience. Lee Gill, associate vice president...

Student receives engagement award

Karas, receives Newman Award.
April 15, 2015

UA’s Kevin J. Karas has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a “coalition of college and university presidents, committed to fulfilling the public purposes of higher education”...

The importance of getting involved

The importance of getting involved
April 13, 2015

Every new student comes to college and has one thing in mind; finally being independent. You are away from your parents, you are on your own, and there is no one there to tell you what to do anymore. You...

Speech and Debate Team no longer goes unnoticed

Graphic by Ted Boyer
February 4, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (Forensics) Team may not be said to compete in a physical sport; but its lengthy season, combined with the workload and work ethic of its members, is the same as any other sport. The...

UA program leads students to success

February 26, 2013

Ranier Alexander Many students have been taking the “leadership challenge” this semester with UA Leads, which hosts a series of events that aim to help elevate and amplify students’ leadership skills. “UA...

Goals for spring success

January 23, 2012

By: Starr Davis Recovering from fall semester is a tough transition. I like to think it like going to war: Most made it, but we still lost a few in battle. Now here we are, stronger and ready to face...

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