• Caribbean Day kicks off Diversity Week

    Caribbean Day kicks off Diversity Week

    By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

    September 17, 2014

    To kick off Diversity Week, the Multicultural Center organized Caribbean Day at the Student Union Starbucks. The event started on Monday Sept. 15, at 11:30 a.m and continued until 1 p.m., letting students mosey through the event during lunch. This was the first year that Caribbean Day has been held... READ MORE »»

    Cuban sandwiches and fried plantains were available to students during Caribbean Day

    Nicholas Summers

  • ServeAkron spends a Saturday getting Dirty

    ServeAkron spends a Saturday getting Dirty

    By Judy Nelson, Arts & Life Writer

    September 17, 2014

    Having registered for the ServeAkron’s Super Service Saturday event through OrgSync, nineteen UA student volunteers boarded the Roo Express shortly before 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Student Union. They headed for St. Mary’s Parish, located a few minutes away from campus. Super Service Saturday... READ MORE »»

    UAkron's ServeAkron volunteers pose for after a long day of yard work

    Judy Nelson

  • Bid Day Welcomes New Members

    Bid Day Welcomes New Members

    By Lauren Ferrito, Arts & Life Writer

    September 17, 2014

    The University of Akron’s five Panhellenic sororities gathered in Coleman Common early on Sunday, Sept. 14 to welcome home the newest members of their sororities. Bid Day is the day potential new members receive their bid to join a chapter. Bid Day follows a weeklong formal recruitment process where... READ MORE »»

    A Sorority member dances as they get new recruits

    Lauren Ferritto


What would you save during a storm?

What would you save during a storm? These students let us know!

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Student Union celebrates 10th anniversary

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

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September 18, 2014 • 0 comments

New UA president to be inducted Friday

By William Singer, News Editor

  The University of Akron’s new president, Scott Scarborough, will be officially introduced on Friday, Sept. 19. This will be the first time the university has inducted...  Read More »

September 18, 2014 • 0 comments

On-campus workshops aid in student success

By William SInger, News Editor

    The Counseling and Testing Center is offering several workshops this week to help students deal with the challenges that comes with college life. The...  Read More »

September 18, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

What Inspired That Look?

What Inspired That Look?

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

Looking for a casual but fashionable fall outfit on a guy can be difficult, but Brian Fernandez had the perfect look for a chilly day. Brian was wearing a white tee print tee with ”Hey Arnold!” characters...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Radio Romance brings E.J. a new twist to country

Radio Romance brings E.J. a new twist to country

By Nicholas Summers, Arts and Life Editor

In the second part of the Rock the Roo Lunchtime series, the up-and-coming band Radio Romance gave students a new spin on country music. The Nashville band...  Read More »

September 12, 2014 • 0 comments

Michael C. Anthony Amazes Students at E.J. Thomas

Michael C. Anthony Amazes Students at E.J. Thomas

By Ashlee Fields, Page Editor

“Focus on the center of my hand” was the command that placed 30 UA students into a hypnotic trance from Michael C. Anthony. This event every year has students at the edge of their seats ready for one...  Read More »

September 8, 2014 • 0 comments

Sorority 101 gets UA women involved

September 8, 2014

ZPN as they check students into the event

5th Annual ZPN Fest

September 8, 2014

Center for the History of Psychology expands

September 8, 2014

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Buchtelite Archive

Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, September 16


    Akron 3 - Robert Morris 0

  • Tuesday, September 16

    Womens Golf

    Akron 14 of 17 (+82)

  • Monday, September 15

    Womens Golf

    Akron 14th of 17 (+58)

  • Sunday, September 14

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 3 - Bryant 2 (2OT)

  • Sunday, September 14

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 2 - Hartford 0


Men’s soccer cruises to home victories

Men’s soccer cruises to home victories

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

After weeks of on the road matches, the Men’s soccer team returned home to a welcoming crowd and won their host tournament, the Akron Invitational. The Zips (2-2-1) came...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Undefeated no more

Undefeated no more

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

On Sunday, Sept. 14, Zippy lost her first matchup in the Capital One Mascot Challenge. Zippy had an undefeated record stretching back to when she first competed back in...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Volleyball looks to rally back from weekend of woes

Volleyball looks to rally back from weekend of woes

By Haley Gaines , writer

The University of Akron women’s volleyball team traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14 to participate in the Ameritas Players Challenge. The...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments


Overtime in New England

September 15, 2014

The 2013-2014 volleyball team and coaching staff.

Blocking out west

September 10, 2014


Zippy watch

September 10, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Volleyball vs. Rutgers
Fri, Sep 19 12:00 p.m.Away
Womens Soccer vs. Youngstown State
Fri, Sep 19 7:00 p.m.Home
Volleyball vs. James Madison
Fri, Sep 19 5:00 p.m.Away
Womens Tennis vs. Akron Shootout
Fri, Sep 19 9:00 amHome
Womens Tennis vs. Akron Shootout
Sat, Sep 20 9:00 amHome

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