The Buchtelite

New way to conquer job searching

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Archive

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 best for me? As of the past week, LinkedIn unveiled its very own LinkedIn Students app, available for...

‘Death of a Student’

By Allyson Smith, Student Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor

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 I’ve got a 3.8. They don’t know anyone… but my resume is great! “Well, that’s to...

All it takes is a vote

All it takes is a vote

By Zachary Jones, Student Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Guest Viewpoints

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 party. Just as disappointing is the average citizen’s proclivity to back anything said by their ...

Holistic approach to conquering mental illness

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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, depression and many other stress-related illnesses. As a college student myself, I too have face...

Why cultural diversity matters in college

Why cultural diversity matters in college

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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 are educated on the knowledge, pride, understanding, and empowerment of the African-Amer...

Tips for Zips attending career fair

Tips for Zips attending career fair

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 by following these top tips for career fair success. Do your homework. Most companies have to...

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 first semester of college or second to last, it will take some time to get into your semester routine...

Some advice for freshmen

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 makes this paper possible, and we wish everyone a successful fall semester. ____________________...

UA strives for success

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 for Inclusion and Equity and UA’s Chief Diversity Officer, sent students a link to the survey...

Student receives engagement award

Student receives engagement award

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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” according to their website. Karas intends to graduate with a degree in Human Motivations, a...

The importance of getting involved

The importance of getting involved

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 can go wherever you want, hang out with who ever you want, and you can even eat cake for breakfast....

Speech and Debate Team no longer goes unnoticed

Speech and Debate Team no longer goes unnoticed

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

February 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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 team sends students to around 25 tournaments on more than 15 weekends from late September...

UA program leads students to success

February 26, 2013


Filed under News

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 Leads is a series of programs that are meant to, in essence, give everyone on campus the op...

Goals for spring success

January 23, 2012


Filed under Opinion

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 another semester of college. A new year means new goals and accomplishments. The best part about makin...