Food Day comes to Akron

Food Day comes to Akron

October 27, 2014

SOuRCe hosts Leadership Luncheon

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

The Student Organization Research Center has luncheons to encourage students to be leaders and develop leadership skills. Students can come and enjoy a free lunch while listening to a variety of speakers address a certain topic... Read more »

Winter Wish Drive is giving back

By Ellep Papp, Arts & Life Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

Thanksgiving is coming up and brings a great reminder for all to be thankful for the blessings in life. Sometimes the simplest things are taken for granted and it’s the simplest things not missed until one day, it’s not there. The... Read more »

Humans vs. Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies

October 23, 2014

Pentatonix wows E.J.

Pentatonix wows E.J.

October 1, 2014

Mobile food comes to campus

Mobile food comes to campus

September 23, 2014

What Inspired That Look?

What Inspired That Look?

September 17, 2014

Sorority 101 gets UA women involved

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 8, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

The University of Akron’s nine sororities held a two-part event to answer any questions or curiosities of the new women at UA who are interested in joining a sorority. The first day of Sorority 101 was on Aug. 27 and the second... Read more »

5th Annual ZPN Fest

5th Annual ZPN Fest

September 8, 2014

Center for the History of Psychology expands

By Mary Menzemer , Opinions Editor

September 8, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

The University of Akron’s Center for the History of Psychology, now officially renamed the Drs. Nicholas A. and Dorothy M. Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary next year, and... Read more »

University Edge

University Edge

August 28, 2014

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

July 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

Featured at the Hower House was an exhibit named Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, a traveling exhibition of handmade books and printmaking. The exhibit was a collection of books, paper and small watercolor paintings rendered... Read more »

MythBusters delight, teach audience at EJ Thomas Hall

By Katelyn Freil, News Editor

December 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Discovery Channel’s long-running series “MythBusters” intrigued the audience of EJ Thomas Hall Thursday evening when they brought their “Behind the Myths” tour to Akron. The tour is... Read more »

“MythBusters” comes to EJ Thomas Hall

By Zaina Salem

December 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

EJ Thomas Hall is proud to present a show that is sure to knock your socks off —or bust the myth of it anyway. The hosts of “MythBusters,” Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, will be performing a live show on Thursday, Dec. 5. “Mythbusters:... Read more »

Play continues despite recent drama

By Alicia Seitz

December 5, 2013

Filed under Theater

Despite the recent drama in the UA Theatre Program, an entirely student-run program will be taking the stage for one last production of the semester on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. at Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall. The production... Read more »

Holiday memories abound in students

By Alizabeth Christian

November 26, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

The holidays are right around the corner and alongside the festivities are the memorable moments shared by friends and family. UA students, enthusiastic for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, decided to share some... Read more »

Black Friday stories

By Alizabeth Christian

November 26, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

To many, Black Friday is more than just a consumer trap to rope hungry shoppers into above average deals. To many, Black Friday is a holiday in itself. “I go Black Friday shopping every year with my family,” said UA freshman... Read more »

Choreographer’s Workshop wows

By Hillary Martter

November 12, 2013

Filed under Dance

This past weekend, The University of Akron Dance Program hosted their Choreographer’s Workshop at Daum Theater. The performance, which happens twice a year (once in the fall semester and again in the spring), is “a chance... Read more »

Event rewards creative costumes

By Alicia Seitz

October 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

EJ Thomas Hall transformed for a night of Halloween fun at The University of Akron’s Boo at the Roo Thursday night. Students got into the Halloween spirit and brought out their creativity while participating in the annual Halloween... Read more »

Bridal shows sweep into Northeast Ohio

By Hillary Martter

October 22, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

Buchtelite News ... Read more »

Local theater group brings Shakespeare to UA campus

By Alicia Seitz

October 22, 2013

Filed under Theater

Rubber City Shakespeare Company is bringing classical theater alive around the UA campus this fall, led by UA alumnus and Producing Artistic Director Dane Leasure. Shakespeare’s classic shipwrecked comedy, “Twelfth Night,”... Read more »

Cyrus’ “Bangerz” is fairly awkward but vocally sound

By Beau Brown, Copy Editor

October 15, 2013

Filed under Music

2013 is a big year for the 20-year-old Miley Cyrus, whose drastic change in appearance and frivolous behavior has astonished fans all over the U.S. Truly, Cyrus wants to make a point to her audience that she is no longer the... Read more »

Apple pie and family traditions

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

Fall is officially here. The leaves are changing while spectators revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow captures spectators into the wonder of the autumn season as they enjoy their... Read more »

None Too Fragile’s ‘Nerve’ departs

By Paula Ramsey

October 1, 2013

Filed under Theater

The feelings of a first date are unmistakable — nerves are at an all-time high and the butterflies in a person’s stomach are hard at work, searching for a way to escape. Getting to spend time with someone of importance is... Read more »

Exhibit features Akron students

By Kara Hemphill

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Plenty of time was spent in the dark last Thursday at the annual... Read more »

Akron Film+Pixel preview

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 26, 2013

Filed under Movies

Sponsored by the New Media program at Myers School of Art and the Department of English, the annual Akron Film+Pixel Night will be held at the Akron Art Museum at 7 p.m. tonight. ... Read more »

Life inside the residence halls

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

On a campus of 30,000 students, only about 3,000 at The University of Akron live in campus housing. There are many pros and cons to living on campus; the biggest con being the cost. For those living on campus, the experience is... Read more »

Symphony heard on campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Music

Under the direction of Christopher Wilkins, the Akron Symphony Orchestra had their opening night on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at EJ Thomas Hall. Before the performance, every instrument section was tuned to the oboe because oboes... Read more »

A freshman’s guide to weekends on campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

RHPB Events The Residence Hall Programming Board’s main goal is to bring superb and free entertainment to The University of Akron’s students.  From comedians to illusionists, the entertainers RHPB brings to campus... Read more »

“Hypnotized” enthralls and leaves skeptics unskeptical

By Maria Macaluso

September 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

For most freshmen at Akron, seeing the great hypnotist Michael C. Anthony is a must for your first year. Being a freshman myself, I came to the show without the slightest idea what was going to happen. I only knew that I was about... Read more »

Civil War reenactor invades campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 10, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

Since the age of nine months, junior Daniel Slattery has been involved in Civil War reenactments alongside his family. In their 25 years of reenacting, the Slatterys have been in over 100 reenactments. They have travelled to... Read more »

Country band rocks lunch

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2013

Filed under Music

The music of southern country rock band Parmalee resonated throughout the campus at The University of Akron on Wednesday afternoon for the first Rock the Roo Lunchtime Concert at the EJ Plaza. ... Read more »

Yoga in the park creates relaxing atmosphere

By Kara Hemphill, Copy Editor

September 5, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

“How lucky are we?” is a question often heard by Nancy Holland Myers’ students as they practice yoga outdoors in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) Ledges shelter. Myers connected with the CVNP through a program... Read more »

The world should be “Tuning In”

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2013

Filed under Music

Composer/lyricist Larry Kass, a doctor who specializes in hematopathology and a professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, had a dream to compose a musical and see it come to life on stage. Kass began... Read more »

Retiring professors leave with a bang

April 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Bianca Tan The sound of horns and woodwinds filled the Student Union Ballroom this past Sunday as UA’s Symphonic Band tuned up for their Spring Concert. The atmosphere seemed extra sentimental, as it was the... Read more »

Lithgow presents at E.J. Thomas

April 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, News

Zaina Salem Akron gave a warm welcome to award-winning actor John Lithgow on April 18. Raised in Akron, this was Lithgow’s first time visiting in 52 years. He addressed his audience at E.J. Thomas Hall as... Read more »

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

April 16, 2013

Doing your spring cleaning

By Johnathan Quinones

April 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Johnathan Quinones Although we are in the second month of spring, we have only experienced a glimpse of the type of weather this season can offer. The early months of the spring season remind me of helping... Read more »

Danger: Zombies Ahead

Danger: Zombies Ahead

April 11, 2013

Dear Miranda

By Miranda Roth

April 9, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Miranda Roth I try so hard to make things go perfectly but there are some things that I just can’t control and I need to know how I can better get ahold of things in my life. I’ve currently moved and I’ve... Read more »

Climbing the career ladder

April 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Kelsey Yanders As we get into the middle or end of our college career, the time comes to start searching for an internship. I am currently going through this process, and it can definitely be a stressful one.... Read more »

UA JazzFest kicks off

March 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Sydney Laubscher Whether you like the big band sound or smooth undertones, the premiere of the four-day JazzFest, held in the Guzzetta Recital Hall, was the place to be on Tuesday. Students, directors and professors... Read more »

‘AMW’ host visits UA campus

March 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Lauren Simmers You could hear a pin drop in E.J. Thomas Hall last Tuesday night, as John Walsh told the audience about how he came to be known as the host of the television show “America’s Most Wanted.”... Read more »

Akron’s Finest Brew

March 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Tylor Bennetts A troupe of step dancers might seem like a once-a-year spectacle for most St. Patrick’s Day revelers; but for Kevin O’Bryan’s, 1761 S. Main St., it’s just another day as an Irish pub.... Read more »

Dear Miranda: Not enough time

March 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Dear Miranda, I met this great guy recently and now we’re dating. My friends are telling me that they are angry because I’m spending a lot of time with him, even though I’ve only known him for a short time, and am not... Read more »

Bon Appétit, étudiants! Rob's Cafe

March 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Bianca Tan From good old American comfort food to healthy wraps and vegetable dishes, one can find almost anything at Rob’s. From french fries to spicy food that reminds you of Indian cuisine, one can find... Read more »

Taking Care Week Begins

February 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Patrick Stallings The second annual Taking Care Week started Monday, Feb. 25 as students approach midterms and begin losing sleep during those long nights of studying and paper writing. ... Read more »

Red Carpet Review

Red Carpet Review

February 26, 2013

Review: Django Unchained

February 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Beau Brown Unshackle the chains binding you to your living room couch, lace up your shoes, and plan to go see “Django Unchained” in theaters before time runs out. You won’t regret it.... Read more »

Academy Awards 2013: Silver Linings Playbook

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Bianca Tan “Silver Linings Playbook” is all-around entertaining, being comprised of two parts drama and one part romantic comedy. Going into the movie, don’t expect to laugh like you would when you watch... Read more »

Academy Awards 2013: Les Miserables

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Lauren Simmers How do you describe something that is almost indescribable? When I saw the motion picture version of “Les Misérables,” it was the first time I had ever seen the production and was almost... Read more »

Audition announcement: Tuning In

February 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Beau Brown Auditions for the original musical “Tuning In” will be held on Saturday, March 9. Singers, actors and dancers are all sought for the show, which will have its world premiere at E.J. Thomas Hall... Read more »

The allure of Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Beau Brown Another day, another dollar, or in the case of Valentine’s Day, another $30 spent on a cliché bouquet of roses, some type of delectably fattening chocolates and a romantic comedy featuring a chiseled,... Read more »

Dear Miranda

February 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Miranda Roth This guy and I have been hanging out and talking for about a month now. He’s never been in a relationship before, but I know we like each other. I keep expressing my feelings in small ways such... Read more »

Heather's Heavenly Desserts: Peanut Butter Pie

February 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Heather Beyer This is a recipe modeled from allrecipies.com that is sure to delight any peanut butter lover. For students wishing to escape from schoolwork or make a treat for that special someone, this dessert... Read more »

Check yourself, Before you Rec yourself

February 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Derek Daily For many students, working out provides a respite from an otherwise full schedule. Students drag themselves out of bed or away from their homework for hours of running, cycling or lifting weights.... Read more »

The circus is coming to Daum Theatre

February 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Beau Brown “Our director would always say, ‘Life is a disease with a 100 percent mortality rate; you’re either six feet under or six feet above,’” said Kristen Weibel, student choreographer of Cabaret... Read more »

Dinner with Diane: Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Lettuce Wraps

February 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Diane Ferritto After a rough holiday season of overeating and general sloth-like behavior, I want to get back on track with a healthier lifestyle. For some people, it’s easy to shift gears and refocus their... Read more »

Pita Pit opens another restaurant for local health “foodies”

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Heather Beyer Local entrepreneur John Cavileer, opened a second Pita Pit location in Akron on Wednesday.   Calvileer’s first location can be found at 325 S. Main St. in downtown Akron.  “The first store... Read more »

Introducing: Bethesda

Introducing: Bethesda

January 31, 2013

Dear Miranda: What is true love?

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Miranda Roth What is true love?   This is the question that drives everyone to either hide or go on the hunt. Honestly, true love doesn’t happen in a day and it isn’t something that you feel either. This... Read more »

Dinner with Diane: Shrimp Kabobs with Jerk Seasoning

January 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Diane Ferritto Welcome back! As you’ve been getting back into the routine of classes and school work, I’ve had some extra time off. I was fortunate enough to take a two-week vacation to the Caribbean Island... Read more »