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Speech team travels to Eastern Michigan, brings home awards

By Abby Zerull, Writer

Last weekend, The University of Akron Speech and Debate team took on Eastern Michigan University’s two-day forensics tournament in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The hard work of both the students and coa...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Faculty senate votes ‘no confidence’ in Scarborough

Faculty senate votes ‘no confidence’ in Scarborough

By Grant Morgan, Logan Lane, and Nick Peterman

By a count of 50-2, the UA faculty senate voted no confidence in President Scott Scarborough at its last meeting on Feb. 4, 2016. The no-confidence resolution cited reasons w...  Read More »

February 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Big gift, new name

Big gift, new name

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

Yesterday, UA announced plans to change the name of its Honors College after receiving a $3 million gift from alumni Gary and Pamela Williams. The gift expands the Williamses’ $7 millio...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Choral Fest hits all the right notes

Choral Fest hits all the right notes

By John Rachal, Writer

Several local high school choirs were invited to The University of Akron to participate in the annual Vocal-Choral Festival on Feb. 3 at E.J. Thomas Hall. The Vocal-Choral Festival allowed over 200...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Nationally-exhibited photographer lectures at Akron Art Museum

Nationally-exhibited photographer lectures at Akron Art Museum

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

“I live for photographing and its ability to transform what is in front of us,” said Andrea Modica, a nationally-exhibited photographer. On Feb. 4, Andrea Modica visited the Akron Art Museum to...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Turning trash into recycled beauty

Turning trash into recycled beauty

By Eric Trimble, Writer

“My pieces are completely organized chaos,” said sculptor Julie Schenkelberg while referring to her artwork. Schenkelberg visited the Akron Art Museum on Jan. 31 to showcase her art and to talk...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Paul Lewandowski and Jessie Repko promote their campus organization's event, Tunnel of Oppression.

Board games, Greek life, and Jesus Christ

February 3, 2016

Students win big at Bingo Night

February 1, 2016

Nicole Byer, Jamie Lee, and Annie Lederman (left to right) answer questions texted in by the audience at the end of the comedy show.

MTV’s Girl Code blows crowd away

February 1, 2016

Alyson Smith carves an award-winning- sculpture entitled "Jackalope."

Inside the ice

January 27, 2016

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Zips Coach Terry Bowden “Selling a Vision” to 2016 Recruiting Class

By Katie King, kmk200@zips.uakron.edu

Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, University of Akron head football coach Terry Bowden announced the high school student-athletes of the 2016 recruiting class. Bowden invited students, athletes, faculty, and fans to a press ...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Plybon scores career point 1,000 as Zips beat Miami 77-65

Plybon scores career point 1,000 as Zips beat Miami 77-65

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Miami RedHawks 77-65 on Saturday, Feb. 6, at James A. Rhodes Arena. The Zips improved to 12-10 on the season and to 6-5 in the conference whil...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

Tennis The University of Akron women’s tennis team split a pair of matches over the weekend. On Friday, the team traveled to Wright State and finished the evening with another victory, 6-1, to push the...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips with a career-high of 22 points  Friday night.

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

February 8, 2016

Noah Robotham, shown here against Eastern Michigan, chipped in 14 points to help the Zips defeat Ohio 80-68

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

February 3, 2016

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