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Interim President Wilson talks to students during the Town Hall meeting at Starbucks on Sept. 7.

Coffee and chat with the president

By Grant Morgan, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2016

Around lunchtime yesterday, University of Akron interim President Matthew Wilson came to the Student Union Starbucks Lounge to introduce himself to students and answer their questions in an informal, town-hall-type...

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election

President Scarborough answers questions at same senate meeting
By Logan Lane , Copy Editor April 11, 2016

Megan Bodenschatz has won the the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Government presidential election, USG announced at its weekly senate meeting last Thursday, April 7. Bodenschatz and her vice president...

Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor April 6, 2016

There can be misconceptions associated with gender and how one identifies themselves. To educate students, The University of Akron is holding a Gender Diversity Week from April 11 through April 16. Sponsored...

Choose your leadership

Choose your leadership

By Logan Lane and Grant Morgan March 31, 2016

UA’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is now holding elections for next year’s president, vice president, and senate members. If you are an undergraduate, you should have received an email this...

USG should take action after survey

By Buchtelite Editorial Board March 17, 2016

Several weeks ago, at a time when tension ran high on campus after the Faculty Senate’s overwhelming no-confidence vote in President Scott Scarborough, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government issued...

Low-cost legal services for students

By Nicholas Golina February 24, 2016

Students in UA's Undergraduate Student Government are currently working to give students access to affordable legal counsel through a non-profit organization called Student Legal Services. USG requires...

USG seeks student attitudes toward UA leadership

By Nick Peterman, News Writer February 17, 2016

At the Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Feb. 11, USG President Taylor Swift announced plans to issue a campus-wide survey to all students in order to gather student sentiment toward campus...

Now in right direction, USG must use its voice

By Buchtelite Editorial Board February 17, 2016

On Monday, the Undergraduate Student Government emailed a survey to all undergraduate students. The questionnaire is meant to collect student opinion on the University’s leadership. In the past, USG...

Messina addresses USG senate

By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor October 12, 2015

A special guest came to last week’s Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting to talk about, and perhaps clarify, recent changes at The University of Akron. The guest was John Messina, associate...

Town Hall meeting leaves something to be desired

By Buchtelite Editorial Board October 7, 2015

Monday’s USG Town Hall meeting with Scott Scarborough held great promises, but left something to be desired. The idea of a town hall meeting carries a strong connotation of intimacy: guests openly...

USG adds 16 members, fills every position

By Michelle DeShon , News Writer September 30, 2015

“In the four years I’ve been here, I’ve never seen the room this full,” said USG President Taylor Swift while addressing the audience at last week's student government senate meeting. Sixteen...

Scarborough to speak at USG Town Hall forum

Scarborough to speak at USG Town Hall forum

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor September 30, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough will be fielding questions at a public forum on Monday, Oct. 5. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is hosting the event at 3 p.m. in the Student Union Theater....

USG seeks transparency with 'Town Hall' series

USG seeks transparency with ‘Town Hall’ series

Starts forum to connect students to administrators, explain recent changes
By Logan Lane, Copy Editor September 14, 2015

Last Thursday, Sept. 10, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government gathered at the Student Union Starbucks lounge to discuss a summer of radical changes, questionable cuts, and concerns over a lack of administrative...

USG election results: Swift and Angeletti

By Tyler Coventry , Copy Editor April 1, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections have concluded with the appointment of Taylor Swift as president and Ricky Angeletti as his vice president. Swift, a junior political science major...

The presidential candidates, Taylor Swift and Garrett Scherba, debate campus issues.

USG presidential, vice-presidential candidates debate in Starbucks lounge

By Grant Morgan , News Editor March 11, 2015

Students gathered in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge on Wednesday evening for USG’s presidential and vice-presidential candidate debate. The two candidates for president are Garrett Scherba and...

Chelsi King and Rachel Bodenschatz showing excitement for the up and coming year.

Students decide USG election

USG president and vice president have been sworn into office.
By Tyler Jordan, News Editor July 2, 2014

In the wake of the 2014 Spring Semester there were a large number of positions that were filled at The University of Akron for the 2014-2015 school year. The most publicized was the election of a new president...

USG candidates debate in midst of voting

March 19, 2013

Forrest Dukes Andrew P. White and Turner Anderson battled one another on topics of budget, safety, demand and more at The University Student Government (USG) Presidential Debate. “These two candidates...

Letter to the Editor: Dominic Donofrio

March 6, 2012

My name is Dominic Donofrio and I am running for USG President along with my running mate Tony Stratis Vice President. We’re running because we believe in you, The University of Akron students. We believe...

Undergraduate Student Government: recruit new members

September 22, 2011

By: Mary Beth Clemons The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is recruiting 18 individuals to serve on the nine committees that make up the UC standing committees, with two students per committee. ...

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