• 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

  • Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

    Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

    By Ian Vanek , News Writer

    March 30, 2015

    The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national leaders, educators, policy makers, civic organizations, and... READ MORE »»

    Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, as part of the eighth annual Black Male Summit.

  • 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.

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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

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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 »

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Tunnel of Oppression shatters stigma

Tunnel of Oppression shatters stigma

By Zaina Salem , Managing Editor

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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 »

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

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Arts & Life

UA professor receives grant for Alzheimer’s research

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , Writer

A university professor has been granted $100,000 to continue his critical research on Alzheimer’s and other nerve diseases. Jie Zheng, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering...  Read More »

March 31, 2015 • 0 comments

Recent scams affecting students – What to watch out for in ads

By Sara Syed, Writer

In the past few months, there have been numerous reports of students falling victim to dishonest schemes that could possibly leave students in thousands of dollars in debt. These dishonest schemes,...  Read More »

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Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

The University of Akron’s assistant professor of Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Markus Vogl, presented his most recent work during a lunchtime lecture in Folk Hall on Friday, March 20. Vogl...  Read More »

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Matt Altiere interacts with a student after the lecture.

Sleep for grades

March 18, 2015

Giving back during break

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Scoreboard

  • Wednesday, April 1

    Baseball

    Akron 2 - Canisius 3

  • Tuesday, March 31

    Softball

    Akron 2 - St. Francis (Pa.) 9

  • Tuesday, March 31

    Softball

    Akron 2 - St. Francis (Pa.) 4

  • 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

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

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Upcoming Games

Womens Tennis vs. Western Michigan
Fri, Apr 03 1:00 pmAway
Softball vs. Eastern Michigan
Fri, Apr 03 1:00 p.m.Home
Softball vs. Eastern Michigan
Fri, Apr 03 3:00 p.m.Home

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