The Buchtelite

Let’s talk with: John Zipp

September 15, 2016

Below is the second installment of The Buchtelite’s “Let’s talk with” series. This week’s letter is from John Zipp, professor of sociology and president and spokesperson for the Akron chapter of the American Association of University Professors (Akron-AAUP), the faculty union. Zipp is also ...

Let’s talk with: Jane Bond

September 7, 2016

Over the next few weeks, The Buchtelite will be publishing letters from important people who played important parts in the events of the last year at UA, specifically those dealing with the beleaguered administration, the myriad initiatives, and the many changes that occurred. The writers of these letters have latitude t...

Renowned journalists talk presidential election

Renowned journalists talk presidential election

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016

Through witty humor and political commentary, famed journalists Carl Bernstein and P.J. O’Rourke joined forces last Thursday to address political issues facing America today. The best-selling authors spoke in front of a large crowd at E.J. Thomas Hall as part of the 2016 John S. Knight Lectureship...

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

By Donald Jeffries, Writer

September 21, 2015

Artist Amos Paul Kennedy visited Folk Hall on September 15 to give a lecture and display his work for his one man exhibition, “Puttin’ Ink on Paper.” In his lecture, Kennedy gave insight into how he started printing. It started out as a hobby for Kennedy until he discovered Artist Book Works in Chicago, where he took cla...

Mitzi Sinnott visits UA for Women’s History Month

Mitzi Sinnott visits UA for Women’s History Month

By Sara Syed, News Writer

March 11, 2015

Mitzi Sinnott is an award-winning actress and arts educator who has traveled all over the world—including South Africa and Europe—to perform her solo show: “Snapshot: a true story of love interrupted by invasion.” Sinnott shared some of the events and prejudices she faced growing up as a mixed...

Relationships: make it or break it

Relationships: make it or break it

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Writer

February 4, 2015

On Feb. 4, UA Counselors Sara Rieder Bennett and Barry Brady offered solutions to relationship problems with their seminar, “Supersize your Relationships.” The interactive PowerPoint presentation was based around different types of relationships—relationships with professionals, friends, family...