The Buchtelite

The Jean Hower Taber Student Union “grab-and-go” location.

Campus Cupboard Provides Assistance for Students Facing Food Insecurity

Four locations on campus provide students with access to non-perishable food and hygiene items.
By Elizabeth Heckler, Social Media Editor March 13, 2020

According to a survey from The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, 45% of 86,000 college students described themselves as “food insecure.” ZipAssist is helping students at The University...

The Counseling & Testing Center and ZipAssist are based in Simmons Hall on campus.

Several Resources Available on Campus, in Community For Those in Need of Support

After the passing of a campus member, The University of Akron wants students to know that there are resources available dedicated to helping alleviate stress, depression and more.
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2019

All members of The Buchtelite would like to offer their condolences to the friends and family of the student and fellow Zip we all lost too soon. In light of this tragedy, The Buchtelite would like...

The ZipAssist desk located in the lobby of Simmons Hall.

ZipAssist is the Plug

By Réyna Pérez, Guest Writer October 3, 2018

“I wouldn’t have been able to keep driving without the necessary repairs made to my car that ZipAssist helped me with,” one student said about ZipAssist, preferring not to be named. “My axle was...

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