• ‘Let’s Grow Akron’ receives $850 donation at Impact Luncheon

    ‘Let’s Grow Akron’ receives $850 donation at Impact Luncheon

    By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer

    April 15, 2015

    As part of National Volunteer Week, UA’s Department of Student Life hosted the UA Impact Luncheon. Faculty and students gathered for the event on Tuesday, April 14 in the Union. Alison Doehring, assistant director of Student Life, organized the event to engage students, staff, and faculty in service... READ MORE »»

    The faculty who attended the luncheon socialize on the topic of the day before the food is served.

    Kristina Aiad-Toss

  • Black Male Summit

    Black Male Summit

    By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer

    April 13, 2015

    UA hosted the eighth annual Black Male Summit last weekend, which sought to “improve and increase retention and graduation of African-American males in higher education,” according to the Summit’s webpage. This year’s event focused on the influences of media, culture and sports on black males’... READ MORE »»

    The audience gave Michael Dyson a standing ovation at the conclusion of his speech about the stereotyping of black males.

    Kristina Aiad-Toss

  • Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

    Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

    By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

    April 13, 2015

    UA’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life presented the 83rd annual Songfest. This year, Songfest raised a record breaking $8,059.75 for the children of Camp Quality and their families. It was an afternoon of Greek pride and unity at E.J. Thomas on Sunday, April 12. Songfest is a fundraiser... READ MORE »»

    Tau Kappa Epsilon gives a fun performance to summer songs of the 90's.

    Jaclyn Scarborough

  • Animal testing at UA

    Animal testing at UA

    By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

    April 8, 2015

      Unknown to many students, there is a three-story, 14,600 square-foot animal research vivarium in UA’s Auburn Science and Engineering Center. It will soon undergo a $1 million renovation; bid information for the project was placed online two weeks ago. Multiple disciplines and colleges... READ MORE »»

    Students in a Biology ll lab inject hormones into a crayfish to manipulate stress levels in an experiment.

    Kristina Aiad-Toss

Video

Kristina Aiad-Toss

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

MSNBC speaker confronts race

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor

Racial injustice has been an ongoing problem for centuries. Melissa Harris-Perry confronted the issues regarding race at E.J. Thomas Hall on April 12, which ended in a standing...  Read More »

April 15, 2015 • 0 comments

General education prices slashed

By Grant Morgan and Courtney Powell

A cheaper general education program, a free college program for junior high and high school students, new Learning Communities, changes to the USG constitution—such topics...  Read More »

April 15, 2015 • 0 comments

Ballroom dance team weekend results

By Grant Morgan , News Editor

The UA Ballroom Dance Competition Team returned from a tournament last weekend yielding impressive results. The team competed in the University of Michigan Ballroom Competition...  Read More »

April 14, 2015 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Sexual Assault Awareness Month clothing drive

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

When their clothes are taken for evidence, sexual assault victims could use a new outfit. A clothing drive for victims of sexual assault, a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Volunteer...  Read More »

April 20, 2015 • 0 comments

UA strives for success

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

Among the many surveys given to students at the end of the school year, one stands out. It is a national survey that aims to assess students’ undergraduate experience. Lee Gill, associate vice president...  Read More »

April 15, 2015 • 0 comments

Student receives engagement award

Student receives engagement award

By Tyler Coventry , Copy Editor

UA’s Kevin J. Karas has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a “coalition of college and university presidents, committed to fulfilling the public purposes of higher education”...  Read More »

April 15, 2015 • 0 comments

Women donate hair to women batting cancer treatment

‘Cuts for a Cause’

April 15, 2015

Hower House holds artisan fair

April 13, 2015

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Buchtelite Archive

Scoreboard

  • Sunday, April 19

    Baseball

    Akron 7 - Miami (Ohio) 8

  • Saturday, April 18

    Baseball

    Akron 9 - Miami (Ohio) 11

  • Saturday, April 18

    Softball

    Akron 6 - Bowling Green 1

  • Saturday, April 18

    Softball

    Akron 8 - Bowling Green 0

  • Friday, April 17

    Softball

    Akron 2 - Toledo 1

  • Friday, April 17

    Womens Tennis

    Akron 6 - Northern Illinois 1

  • Friday, April 17

    Softball

    Akron 2 - Toledo 3

  • Friday, April 17

    Baseball

    Akron 7 - Miami (Ohio) 4

  • Wednesday, April 15

    Baseball

    Akron 1 - Dayton 2

Sports

Akron quarterbacks set for competition for starting spot

Akron quarterbacks set for competition for starting spot

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

What do Ohio State and Akron have in common as they begin spring football practice? Quarterbacks, or rather, both teams have too many. Before either team gets set for their debut in late summer,...  Read More »

April 9, 2015

Men’s Golf comes out swinging

Men’s Golf comes out swinging

By Haley Gaines , Sports Writer

After participating in the two-day Gary Koch Invitational held in Gastonia, N.C. on April 6 and 7, the Zips tied for 12th place out of 15 teams. The field of 15 colleges was full of talent and expectations...  Read More »

April 9, 2015

Baseball prepares to take Huskies out

Baseball prepares to take Huskies out

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

After their mid-week match against the Pittsburgh Panthers was canceled, the Zips baseball team looks to their weekend series against MAC foe Northern Illinois. UA is currently 13-16 for the season...  Read More »

April 9, 2015

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Baseball vs. Western Michigan
Tue, Apr 21 4:00 p.m.Away
Softball vs. Dayton
Wed, Apr 22 3:00 p.m.Home
Softball vs. Dayton
Wed, Apr 22 5:00 p.m.Home

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