Video

President Scarborough’s first 100 days

Tyler Coventry and Aubrey Barto sit down with President Scott Scarborough to talk about his plans for the university.

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News

Workshop illustrates advantages, pitfalls of introverted leadership

Workshop illustrates advantages, pitfalls of introverted leadership

By Grant Morgan, Writer

LeadAkron, a subdivision of The University of Akron’s Student Life, hosted a workshop on leading as an introvert on Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the Student Union. The seminar...  Read More »

October 31, 2014 • 0 comments

“Finish in Time” initiative aims to lower student debt

“Finish in Time” initiative aims to lower student debt

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

  Collaboration between academic advisors and the Communications and Marketing team continue the campaign, “Finish in Time” to encourage students to take 15 to...  Read More »

October 31, 2014 • 0 comments

College of Engineering celebrates 100 years

College of Engineering celebrates 100 years

By Grant Morgan, Writer

The College of Engineering is celebrating its 100th anniversary at The University of Akron. What began with 28 enrolled students now has nearly 3,200. The College opened...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Bastille gives lively performance at E.J. Thomas Hall

Bastille gives lively performance at E.J. Thomas Hall

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

Akron was booming with energy when the award-winning band, Bastille, took the stage of E.J. Thomas Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The English alternative rock band performed songs from their debut album,...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Rising band Grizfolk performs at Akron

Rising band Grizfolk performs at Akron

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

The up-and-coming band named Grizfolk sat down for an interview with The Buchtelite on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Grizfolk opened up for the award-winning band, Bastille when they performed at E.J. Thomas...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

Food Day comes to Akron

Food Day comes to Akron

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

Food Day, which was hosted by The University of Akron School of Law at the Akron Public Library auditorium on Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m., focused on the American food epidemic. This is the fourth year that UA...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

Akron native, Rhea Butcher, performing in Akron for the first time

Akron native comes back to perform, and brings her fiancé

October 23, 2014

Adam Grabowski performing in the Student Union ballrooms

Grabowski gives students a laugh

October 23, 2014

Raising of America premiering at the Student Union Theater

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

October 23, 2014

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Scoreboard

  • Friday, October 31

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Sngls 1-5, Dbls 1-1

  • Friday, October 31

    Womens Swimming and Diving

    Akron 77 - Eastern Michigan 223

  • Friday, October 31

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Bowling Green 3

  • Thursday, October 30

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 1 - Buffalo 2 (2OT)

  • Tuesday, October 28

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 5 - Cleveland State 0

  • Sunday, October 26

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 2 - Ball State 4

  • Saturday, October 25

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Eastern Michigan 3

  • Saturday, October 25

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Western Michigan 1

  • Saturday, October 25

    Football

    Akron 21 - Ball State 35

Sports

Disappointing ending for the UA seniors

Disappointing ending for the UA seniors

By Haley Gaines, Sports Writer

The women’s soccer team finished their home games in a disappointing fashion this weekend, falling to both Miami (OH) and Ball State. The Zips came ready to play the...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Broncos stun Zips, end home unbeaten streak

Broncos stun Zips, end home unbeaten streak

By Tyler Novak, Sports Writer

The University of Akron’s men’s soccer team lost it’s first home game in 13 games Saturday Oct. 25, as the Broncos of Western Michigan stunned the Zips with a 1-0 victory. Akron...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

WVU Mountaineers overpower Akron Rifle

WVU Mountaineers overpower Akron Rifle

By Marling Engle , Rifle Writer

The No. 1 ranked West Virginia University team traveled to UA this weekend to face off against the No. 14 ranked Akron Zips.   Even...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Zippy looking to continue her run as she face up against OSU.

Zippy hammers the gophers, looks to defeat OSU

October 28, 2014

Zips football driving the ball up the field against BSU.

Second half woes for the Zips

October 28, 2014

Zips playing defense in their match against UT.

Visitors sweep volleyball in JAR

October 28, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Womens Cross Country vs. MAC Championships
Sat, Nov 01 TBAMount Pleasant, Mich.
Volleyball vs. Miami (Ohio)
Sat, Nov 01 7:00 p.m.Away
Womens Tennis vs. W. Va. Invitational
Sat, Nov 01 9:00 amAway
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Ball State
Sat, Nov 01 1:00 pmAway
Rifle vs. USciences
Sat, Nov 01 9:00 amAway
Mens Cross Country vs. MAC Championships
Sat, Nov 01 TBAMount Pleasant, Mich.
Mens Soccer vs. Northern Illinois
Sat, Nov 01 8:00 p.m.Away

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

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