The Buchtelite

Swider comes to campus to promote her new book

By Sara Syed, writer

February 1, 2016

Within 24 hours of her book’s release, Sarah Swider, an alumna and assistant professor of Wayne State University, came to UA on Jan. 29 to discuss the conditions that millions of informal workers and laborers endure due to authoritarianism and morbid working conditions in China. Swider promoted he...

A look at gender violence

March 4, 2014

Gender violence expert Jackson Katz will speak next week at The University of Akron about why some men abuse women and how sexual violence can be prevented. Katz will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Quaker Station. Admission is free for students and $10 for faculty, staff and members of the...

Domestic violence across America and in Akron

March 19, 2013

Clare McKee Every nine seconds, a woman is assaulted or beaten in the United States, according to In addition, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends every single day in the United States. Domestic violence is an undeniable and prevalent is...