• No food for the soul

    No food for the soul

    By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

    July 23, 2014

    It’s 3:43 a.m. and I’m piling as much food into my stomach as I possibly can. I guzzle down a bottle of water as I try almost unsuccessfully to keep my heavy eyelids open. I contemplate making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich only to realize there is just two minutes left before sunrise. Once... READ MORE »»

    Verses from the holy Quran, the sacred book of Muslims.

    Zaina Salem

  • UA performs patriotic celebration

    UA performs patriotic celebration

    By Alicia Seitz, Editor-in-Chief

    July 9, 2014

    This year marks the 200th anniversary of our nation’s national anthem, along with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The University of Akron threw a celebration of America’s history with a concert... READ MORE »»

    Robert Jorgensen as he turned to the crowd during "The Star-Spangled Banner."

    Alicia Seitz

  • President’s first day on campus

    President’s first day on campus

    By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

    July 2, 2014

    On July 1, students guided new President Scott L. Scarborough around campus. Scarborough was excited to get the chance to talk to some students as well as meet some faculty members in what is now Scarborough’s new place of work. At James A. Rhodes Arena, the coach of the men’s basketball team... READ MORE »»

    Scarborough speaking with students at UA's Recreation Center.

    Zaina Salem

  • Zips gain ground nationally

    Zips gain ground nationally

    By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

    June 26, 2014

    The men’s track team continued their dominance in conference play by winning yet another MAC conference championship. This is the team’s second straight championship in outdoor track while also completing a sweep for the second time by winning both indoor and outdoor championships. Dennis Mitchell,... READ MORE »»

    UA's track team bring home the MAC Championship.

    Courtesy of The University of Akron

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Scarborough tours UA

The Buchtelite followed President Scott Scarborough on his first day on campus, July 1. The tour included the new president walking with students to get...  Read More »

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News

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

Research in the Polymer building is making dreams reality with a new innovative attempt to create a shatterproof smartphone screen. Yu Zhu and a number of his colleagues published an academic paper titled, “A Tough and...  Read More »

July 2, 2014 • 0 comments

Students decide USG election

Students decide USG election

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

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 for the university....  Read More »

July 2, 2014 • 0 comments

College of Engineering celebrates centennial

College of Engineering celebrates centennial

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

The centennial anniversary of the College of Engineering was a celebration of the past 100 years. The centennial was also an optimistic look at the next 100 years. The college that started with two professors and 28 students...  Read More »

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Arts & Life

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

Featured at the Hower House was an exhibit named Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, a traveling exhibition of handmade books and printmaking. The exhibit was a collection of books, paper and small watercolor...  Read More »

July 3, 2014 • 0 comments

The Coffee Pot Cafe opens door to students

The Coffee Pot Cafe opens door to students

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

On Monday, June 11 the doors of The Coffee Pot Cafe opened to serve as a haven for University of Akron college students. Scott Malensek, the owner of The Stew Pot Kitchen, opened up his new coffee shop...  Read More »

July 2, 2014 • 0 comments

MythBusters delight, teach audience at EJ Thomas Hall

By Katelyn Freil, News Editor

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Discovery Channel’s long-running series “MythBusters” intrigued the audience of EJ Thomas Hall Thursday evening when they brought their “Behind the Myths” tour...  Read More »

December 12, 2013 • Comments Off

“MythBusters” comes to EJ Thomas Hall

December 5, 2013

Play continues despite recent drama

December 5, 2013

Holiday memories abound in students

November 26, 2013

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Sports

World Cup brings diversity to UA

World Cup brings diversity to UA

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

The theatre in the Student Union was packed on June 12th as the Iranian and Nigerian national teams faced off in the World Cup. The University of Akron is a...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

The golden shot

The golden shot

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

Matt Chezem, a junior at The University of Akron, earned a gold medal for the rifle team in the 50-meter prone event at the USA Shooting National Championship at Fort Benning,...  Read More »

July 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Akron athletics fall sports recap

By Parker Perry, Sports Editor

The collegiate fall sports season has come to a close. The University of Akron’s athletics had its ups and downs. The football team had one of its most successful seasons...  Read More »

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Women’s basketball swept in California over weekend

By Parker Perry, Sports Editor

The Akron Zips women’s basketball team dropped contests over the weekend to Cal Poly and UC Davis. They competed in the Cal Poly Classic in California. In their first...  Read More »

December 3, 2013 • Comments Off

Akron football defeats Toledo

December 3, 2013

Tecca, Luburgh combine to score 47 points Friday

November 26, 2013

Zips soccer falls in the round of 32

November 26, 2013

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  • Texting and Walking

    We all are guilty of it.  We walk down the streets, in our malls, on our university campuses when all of a sudden, we feel our pockets vibrate.  Ou...

  • The threat of cyberattacks

    The recently released video game Watch Dogs, a game about remote hacking, has brought the topic of cybersecurity back into public view. The game conta...

  • Start your break without any stress

    The end is near! That’s right, another semester is over and it’s nothing but eggnog, long naps and freedom ahead. For some students, a well-deserv...

  • The most wonderful time of the year

    Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s time for peppermint-flavored coffee served in red coffee cups decorated with ornaments and reindeer. I...

  • UA could benefit from having a Men’s Studies program

    As a returning student to The University of Akron who graduated high school in 1983, I’m old enough to remember a time before there was AIDS. I’m ...

  • The cost of a living wage in America

    Our society is failing to provide a living wage for tens of millions of Americans. In 2012, according to the Social Security Administration, the total...

  • The drinking age is fine where it is

    Almost every teenager, at one point in his or her life, has questioned the drinking age. A common question is: If we’re old enough to smoke, vote an...

  • Smoking and choking on campus

    I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one to say that I am absolutely sick and tired of people smoking on our campus.  After swimming competitively fo...

  • From turkey to door-busters

    Thanksgiving is a wonderful day where families come together to feast, be thankful and spend time together. But as the pie tins get thrown away and ev...

  • Akron baseball: getting serious about silly

    “The Akron Aeros” decided they needed a new name. They wanted a name that reflected the city’s vast history in… well… rubber, and they wante...

Recent Sports Scores

  • Sunday, May 25

    Baseball

    Akron 0 - Kent State 3

  • Saturday, May 24

    Baseball

    Akron 5 - Buffalo 4

  • Thursday, May 22

    Baseball

    Akron 7 - Buffalo 1

  • Wednesday, May 21

    Baseball

    Akron 9 - Central Michigan 6

  • Saturday, May 17

    Baseball

    Akron 0 - Kent State 19

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  • Off-campus housing fair set for Thursday

    Off-campus housing fair set for Thursday

  • The law concerning security deposits

    Reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Legal Services Association. Q. What is a security deposit? A. A security deposit is a payment re...

  • When can you leave the lease early?

    Prepared by Columbus attorney Eric E. Willison of the Law Office of Eric E. Willison and reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Bar Associati...

  • Lease lingo

    Some terms commonly found in leases: Application fee: The fee charged to process your application. Some properties that cater to UA students will ...

  • Landlord can’t shut off utilities

    Reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Legal Services Association Q. What is a utility shutoff?
 A. A utility shut-off is like a lock...

  • What happens if my landlord locks me out?

    Reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Legal Services Association Q. What is a lockout? A. If a landlord has an unresolved problem with...

  • Landlord-tenant rights and obligations

    Reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Legal Services Association Q. What must my lease include? A. There are no minimum content requir...

  • Protect valuables with renter’s insurance

    Prepared by Mary Jo Hudson, former director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, and updated by William J. Reynolds, an attorney in private practice i...

  • Lease checklist

    What to look for in your lease: ✓ Listing of location and whether it is a room or an entire property: Make sure the lease lists whether you are r...

  • Resources for renters

    Off-Campus Student Services A one-stop resource for students who live off campus or plan to live off campus, their parents, and landlords. H...

  • Know your rights with respect to the eviction process

    Reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Legal Services Association Q. How does the eviction process start? A. All evictions in Ohio must...

  • What students should know about leasing

    Prepared by attorney Doug Holthus of Poling | Petrello’s Columbus office and reprinted with the permission of the Ohio State Bar Association. Q....