• UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

    UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

    By Alicia Finch , Editor-in-Chief

    March 30, 2015

    The University of Akron Police Department launched a new public safety system that rewards those who report crimes. “See it. Report it. Get rewarded!” gives those who see illegal activity a chance to earn rewards for anonymously reporting information. All tips go directly to UA Police Department... READ MORE »»

    Graphic by Michael Schwartz

  • Forget relaxation, volunteer

    Forget relaxation, volunteer

    By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer

    March 30, 2015

    Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.   For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion,... READ MORE »»

    Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.

    Vince Consiglio

  • Akron to host first championship

    Akron to host first championship

    By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

    March 19, 2015

    The University of Akron will make history in their first hosting of the NCAA Championship in Rifle. Rifle will be the talk of the campus as student-athletes from across the nation aim their season to finish in Akron during the 2016 rifle season. As a team, the Zips have proven themselves to be... READ MORE »»

Video

Kristina Aiad-Toss

Video feature: Zips for Haiti

The Buchtelite sat down with the members from a study abroad group known as Zips for Haiti to get an insight into their experiences. ...  Read More »

March 18, 2015

View All »

News

UA students form charity after studying abroad

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer

In December 2014, a group of fifteen students from The University of Akron traveled to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU). Zeke Isaac,...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Tunnel of Oppression shatters stigma

Tunnel of Oppression shatters stigma

By Zaina Salem , Managing Editor

...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Student opinions on Dining Services, administrative response

By Grant Morgan , News Writer

Numerous students were asked about their opinions on UA Dining Services. Though their meal plans differ, their opinions often coincide. After each question and its student...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

View All »

Polls

President Scarborough says he is thinking about changing the name of The University of Akron. What do you think he should do?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Arts & Life

Sleep for grades

Sleep for grades

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

The Counseling and Testing Center hosted a guest lecture by Matt Altiere, which focused on the benefits of healthy sleeping habits. Good Sleep and Academic Performance was presented on Tuesday, March 17...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Giving back during break

By Francis Schmidt, Arts & Life Writer

Serve Akron is giving students the opportunity to go out for spring break and enjoy some warm weather destinations while doing good for the communities they visit. It's a program called “Alternative...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

On Wednesday, March 18, Doctor Kara Kvaran presented “Super Daddy Issues, Masculinity, Fatherhood, and Superhero Films” on the 4th floor of Leigh Hall. The roughly 40 minute lecture was part of a series...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Frank Warren reads secrets

Frank Warren, his chamber of secrets

March 18, 2015

Galen Karriker leads the arrangement in "Rhapsody in Blue."

Pianists strike UA chords

March 16, 2015

View All »

Email Updates

Enter your email address below to receive our daily email updates.

Scoreboard

  • Sunday, March 29

    Baseball

    Akron 10 - Toledo 1

  • Sunday, March 29

    Womens Tennis

    Akron 0 - Miami (Ohio) 7

  • Sunday, March 29

    Mens Golf

    Akron 892, +28 (T-10th of 18)

  • Sunday, March 29

    Baseball

    Akron 2 - Toledo 0

  • Saturday, March 28

    Baseball

    Akron 2 - Toledo 3

  • Saturday, March 28

    Softball

    Akron 1 - Northern Illinois 9

  • Saturday, March 28

    Mens Golf

    Akron 594, +18 (10th of 18)

  • Saturday, March 28

    Softball

    Akron 8 - Northern Illinois 9

  • Friday, March 27

    Mens Golf

    Akron 290, +2 (T4th of 18)

Sports

Senior continues to roll in recognition, honors, accolades

Senior continues to roll in recognition, honors, accolades

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

Sina King from The University of Akron women’s basketball team has been named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) as an All-Region nominee with the chance of earning an honor as the...  Read More »

March 30, 2015

Akron center earns national honor for year’s performance

Akron center earns national honor for year’s performance

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

Akron’s junior center Pat Forsythe has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District Second Team. This is the eighth time that an Akron player has been...  Read More »

March 30, 2015

Softball gets bit by Huskies

Softball gets bit by Huskies

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

Saturday, March 28, The lady Zips softball played a double header series against the Huskies of Northern Illinois. In both games the Huskies left as winners and increase their record to 15-13 while...  Read More »

March 30, 2015

View All »

Upcoming Games

Softball vs. St. Francis (Pa.)
Tue, Mar 31 5:00 p.m.Home
Softball vs. St. Francis (Pa.)
Tue, Mar 31 3:00 p.m.Home
Baseball vs. Canisius
Wed, Apr 01 3:00 p.m.Away

Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.