New Roo Weekend welcomes incoming freshmen

New Roo Weekend was attended by new students this weekend. The Buchtelite Online caught up with freshmen to talk about their experiences.

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Akron welcomes back James with celebration

Akron welcomes back James with celebration

By Tyler Jordan, Writer

Seven words struck the hearts of Cleveland Cavaliers fans in 2010 during LeBron James’ televised The Decision on ESPN: “I’m taking...  Read More »

August 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Coke tour shares with UA campus

Coke tour shares with UA campus

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

On Friday, August 8 Coke came to The University of Akron for their Share-a-Coke Sampling Program. Students, faculty and staff alike were able to obtain free 7.5-ounce Coke cans with personalized names on them. The Share-a-Coke...  Read More »

August 11, 2014 • 0 comments

Scarborough appoints new positions

Scarborough appoints new positions

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

President Scarborough has taken no time in making changes around campus in his first couple months of taking office. He has taken the liberty of rearranging the people who answer directly to him, reducing the number from...  Read More »

August 5, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

University Edge

University Edge

By Lauren Thompson, Opinion Editor

It has been some time, but at last Penn Station has finally returned to the campus. Students can finally return to getting their deliciously toasted subs just a few steps away from class. The even bigger...  Read More »

August 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

By Elizabeth Fleagle, Writer

The University of Akron’s Shrank Hall was put to great use this summer, as it has become home to Akron’s own Rubber City Shakespeare Company. In its second season, Rubber City Shakespeare Company...  Read More »

August 4, 2014 • 0 comments

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

John Puglia created works of art from the beauty of everything around him. Inspired by the sights of everyday life, Puglia shaped a successful career for himself and motivated others to do the same along...  Read More »

July 29, 2014 • Comments Off

The Alumni Association building known as The Stitzlein stands no longer.

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

July 28, 2014

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

UA performs patriotic celebration

July 9, 2014

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

July 3, 2014

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, August 30


    Akron 3 - North Carolina A&T 0

  • Friday, August 29

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Virginia Tech 3

  • Friday, August 29


    Akron 3 - Chicago State 1

  • Friday, August 29


    Akron 0 - Indiana State 3

  • Friday, August 29

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - New Mexico 1


Can you say GOOAAALLLL!!!

Can you say GOOAAALLLL!!!

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

With August disappearing it is time for one of Akron’s favorite sports to begin. Yes, Men’s Soccer, the 13th team in the nation is ready to start another season...  Read More »

August 29, 2014 • 0 comments

Football looks to shine

Football looks to shine

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

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August 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Volleyball ready to take serve!

Volleyball ready to take serve!

By Haley Gaines , Writer

On Friday and Saturday, the Zips women’s volleyball team opened their season on the road in the Indiana State Tournament where they will play Chicago State, Indiana State,...  Read More »

August 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Johnny Manziel stands in the pocket at InfoCision.

The Browns take InfoCision by Storm

August 6, 2014


World Cup brings diversity to UA

July 22, 2014

Chezem brings home the gold for UA's rifle team.

The golden shot

July 15, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Womens Soccer vs. Cleveland State
Tue, Sep 02 7:00 p.m.Away
Volleyball vs. Cleveland State
Tue, Sep 02 7:00 p.m.Away
Mens Soccer vs. South Florida
Thu, Sep 04 7:30 p.m.Away

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

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