The Buchtelite

Social media abuse

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer

October 28, 2015

Social media has become somewhat of an epidemic in the last few years, as its presence has grown significantly. From the very beginning, social media has been a great channel for individuals to get in contact with nearly anyone they wanted, whether it was with family or friends or even companies that ...

Maps in motion

Maps in motion

By Donald Jeffries, Writer

September 30, 2015

Graphic designer and animator Caitlin Cadieux visited Folk Hall on Sept. 29 to debut her first lecture titled, “The Cartography of Motion Design.” The lecture started with Cadieux showing pictures of her favorite examples of motion graphics and animation, including the stop-motion animated film...

Social media: another window to climb into

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

March 5, 2015

Social media use is growing every day, and with it comes a new tool for potential burglars. Around 78 percent of former burglars use Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare to find empty houses, according to a study from Credit Sesame in the United Kingdom. These social media sites allow users to share...

Respectfully disagree

April 5, 2012

Written by: David Sickels It seems to me that this super social networking world where everyone is everyone else’s friend (whether they’ve met or not) can be a really great thing. After all, as any entrepreneur knows, successful marketing leads to a successful business, and Facebook or Twitter can b...

Twitter uniting students: @UofAprobs entertains by posting UA problems

February 7, 2012

By: Emily Schultz Approximately 2,000 followers and growing, there has been another University of Akron Twitter account created, @UofAProbs. This account, however, is not your average college representation.  This client utilizes its account in order to portray the “real life happenings” on this campus. ...