The Buchtelite

Welcome Back

By Staff

September 7, 2016


Filed under Archive

Hello everyone, and welcome back to fall semester at The University of Akron. We hope your classes have started smoothly and you are engaged in your work. We’d like to mention three things in this piece. First, who we are; second, what we’re like; third, some thoughts on the University.   Who w...

An apostrophe to Zak

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 21, 2016


Filed under Archive

Under the tender remembrance and hopeful charity of yesterday’s food-packaging event held in memory of Zak Husein, the UA student arbitrarily shot and killed last December, lies the quiet disclosure of a lesson to us all: to realize what we have. In the hustle of a University life, in the never-ending...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and administration resolved their disagreements over contract negotiations, and two new members were appointed to th...

Professionalism in the workplace

By MaTisha Steele, News Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus News

“Strive to be your best, most professional self when you are in your working life,” stated Tony Alexander, executive-in-residence of UA’s College of Business Administration (CBA), during his Tuesday presentation titled “Professionalism: What Not to Do.” As part of the CBA’s Suit Up Week, “Prof...

Class conundrums

Class conundrums

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Imagine being in college, but a class cancellation threatens to keep you in school longer than expected.   This is the situation that Dani Jackson, a sophomore majoring in French, found herself in when in mid-December her upper-level special topic French course was cancelled. Being far enough away from ...

What you might have missed

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Campus News

Finals week is demanding, and it’s often difficult for students to keep up with anything other than studying, finishing final projects, and taking tests. Then, when winter break comes, many take full advantage of the respite from classes by directing all their focus to other aspects of their lives...

What to consider when renting or leasing

What to consider when renting or leasing

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Students confronted for the first time with finding a place to live have many things to take into account, both when looking for and at a potential residence. Rentals and leases are nearly the same; however, rental properties operate on a monthly basis, while leases have a specified term length. Affordability...