The Buchtelite

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns over similar — but not as severe — conditions at The University of Akron. “Fuck racism,...

Good things come from cancer

By Brooke Griffin, Student Writer

October 28, 2015

We often think we have life figured out; but what if we don’t, and instead are leading a life aimlessly. Can one tragic incident change how we view our lives? I have a friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2015, her name is Sue Shrodes. Shrodes has been my confidant when I’ve needed...

Ally to support LGBTQ community

By Ian Vanek, News Writer

February 18, 2015

A new school program is having a presentation on Feb. 26 about making connections and supporting the LGBTQ community at UA.   According to Michael Cadaret, doctoral psychology intern, everyone and anyone on campus is invited to attend, even if one is not a part of the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ is ...

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 18, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals of the Knight Foundation is to facilitate connections and opportunities within the community of Akron...

Veterans seek support across Akron’s campus

Veterans seek support across Akron’s campus

February 21, 2013

Katelyn Freil When Victoria Barrientos came to The University of Akron from Fort Bragg, N.C., she had no previous experience with college life. “I only knew one person in the whole state, much less the college,” she said. “I had to figure out how to get my benefits going so I could continue t...