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Tragic tales of injustice

By Dylan Reynolds, Writer

Professor Marge Koosed of the UA School of Law hosted a panel to discuss race and the death penalty this past Tuesday.  The event, titled “The Death Lottery: How Race ...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Fewer headed to UA?

Fewer headed to UA?

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

Freshman applications to UA were down 6 percent in mid-January from the same time last year, as the number of admitted students who had confirmed their intent to enroll in fall ...  Read More »

February 1, 2016 • 0 comments

EXL Center promises ‘experiential learning’

By Dylan Reynolds, Writer

A new initiative, led by Priceline.com co-founder Jeff Hoffman, is staking its claim in the Student Union and Bierce Library.                                  ...  Read More »

February 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

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

Board games, Greek life, and Jesus Christ

Board games, Greek life, and Jesus Christ

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

Board games, peer mentoring, engineering design, Greek life, and Jesus Christ — diverse interests filled the Student Union concourse on Monday, Feb. 1, during the spring 2016 Involvement Fair. Involvement...  Read More »

February 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Students win big at Bingo Night

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

  UA students had a fun opportunity to get out of their dorms to win free stuff on Jan. 21. Bingo Night was held by the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), which is an event they hold ann...  Read More »

February 1, 2016 • 0 comments

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

Game-Changer: Tyler Schwartz

January 27, 2016

diversity

Rethinking Race preview

January 27, 2016

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Sports

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

By Jacob Allen, Writer

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips in scoring for the second straight game as the University of Akron Zips men’s basketball team beat Central Michigan on Friday night, 92-87, at Rhodes Arena i...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Akron edged by Ball State

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

The University of Akron women’s basketball team dropped a tough decision on the road against the Ball State Cardinals, 78-71, in Muncie, Indiana Wednesday evening. Anita Brown led Akron (11-10, 5-5 MAC) with ...  Read More »

February 3, 2016

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

Rifle The University of Akron’s No. 16 rifle team struggled this past weekend while competing in the Palmyra Invitational. The Zips would manage to score 4,585 points but it was enough against oppon...  Read More »

February 3, 2016

Anita Brown led the Zips with 27 points and 9 rebounds on Saturday afternoon.

Zips hang on to beat Eagles, 75-72

January 31, 2016

Antino Jackson made four of his nine shots, including two 3-pointers, for a total of 14 points on Saturday  afternoon.

Balanced effort leads Zips to road win against Ball State

January 31, 2016

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