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Hawaiian Festival to end semester

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

May 2

Filed under Arts & Life

Some University of Akron students decided to end their semester with tiki torches, hula skirts, and a giant beach ball. These students attended the Zips Programming Network’s (ZPN) Hawaiian Festival in the Student Union on...

An apostrophe to Zak

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 21

Filed under Editorials

Under the tender remembrance and hopeful charity of yesterday’s food-packaging event held in memory of Zak Husein, the UA student arbitrarily shot and killed last December, lies the quiet disclosure of a lesson to us all: to...

CBA International Day connects students

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

April 18

Filed under Arts & Life

To learn more about different cultures, the College of Business Administration (CBA) held its annual International Day on April 13. Hosted by the CBA Graduate Cross Cultural Committee, International Day is an event where students...

Student opinions on Dining Services, administrative response

By Grant Morgan, News Writer

March 18

Filed under Campus News

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 responses is the response from Gary Goldberg, director...

Pita Pit opens another restaurant for local health “foodies”

January 31

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 in Akron is doin...

Dinner with Diane

November 27

Filed under Arts & Life

Written by: Diane Ferritto Two weeks ago I shared a little bit about my heritage and how my appreciation of food began.  I’m sure you know that just because your parents raise you a certain way, that doesn’t mean that you ma...

Dinner with Diane

November 20

Filed under Arts & Life

Written by: Diane Ferritto This past Thursday, I had the privilege of attending Goodwill's Taste of Vintage event. The annual event features a fashion show of all of the vintage attire that has been donated to Goodwill, along ...

Dinner with Diane

November 13

Filed under Arts & Life

Written by: Diane Ferritto When you think "Italian," there are a few things that come to mind. One of the first is likely to be food. I like to think that my heritage has significantly contributed to my love of food. However...

When hairy met sammie

October 23

Filed under Opinion

Written by: Abigail Chaff The face of someone who has just found a hair in their food may be the most priceless face to behold. It is inevitably going to happen to you. No one is immune to the horror that is a loose hair, or...

Thrilla in manila

October 16

Filed under Opinion

Written by: Ethan Robinson Featuring the global fried chicken king, weighing in at ten-piece bucket! Skinned, battered, deep-fried! They call him the colonel — you know his real name, folks: it’s KFC! (The crowd roars.) I...

Girl About Campus: My year in Roo Commons

October 4

Filed under Opinion

Written by: Helen Dauka I was in love with Roo Commons. It was the first time I’d ever lived off campus. I was five minutes away from campus, two minutes away from McDonald’s, and oh-so close to the bars on Exchange. Lif...

Akron meets Italy

September 27

Filed under News

Written by: Lois Elswick Luigi’s has been serving home-cooked Italian cuisine since 1949, making it one of the longest-running Italian restaurants in Akron. Such a legacy doesn't come easily to most restaurants, but Luigi’s ha...

Akron's meal plan: leaving us hungry?

September 5

Filed under Opinion

Written by: Gabrielle Glandorf According to UA Dining Services, “Residence hall students are required to participate in the University dining plan options.” For most people, this just means selecting a dining plan during the ...

For the late night cookie lover

September 5

Filed under Arts & Life

Written by: Miranda Santos Wandering freshmen students won’t be the only new addition to the downtown Akron scene. After one month, Insomnia Cookies has introduced themselves to the Main Street block in downtown Akron with...

The Golden Dragon restraunt; a cultural dining experience

March 29

Filed under Arts & Life

Written by: Lois Elswick Golden Dragon Restaurant, located on State Rd., truly offers their guests a unique dining experience. Serving both Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the restaurant not only offers the best of both countries, but als...

Diamond Delicatessen: A cut above the rest

January 24

Filed under Arts & Life

By: Kate Powell As college students, good food and good food ideas are always a top priority. Luckily for us, downtown Akron houses a variety of restaurants for all tastes. Recently, I stopped in for lunch at the Diamond Del...

Ohio Burger makes changes

October 10

Filed under News

By: Pamela Kellman Students who visit the Ohio Burger in the Student Union may have noticed some changes to the establishment made last week. The changes, which include a repositioning of the line and register, additional menu ...

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