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A unification of The University of Akron School of Law (left) and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law would be the only one in the U.S. to be part of two different urban public research universities.
UA, CSU Announce Potential Law School Merge through New Joint Exploratory Working Group
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief • September 21, 2020

The University of Akron (UA) and Cleveland State University announced a potential partnership between the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and UA’s School of Law through the formation of a Joint Exploratory Working Group. According to a UA and CSU press release, the group will be co-chaired by CSU Cleveland-Marshall Dean Lee Fisher and Akron Law Dean C.J. Peters. Members will include representatives...

Students’ desk setup look very different due to learning at home and COVID-19.
How is Online Education During a Pandemic Different for Students?
By Stephanie Fairchild, Social Media Editor & Assistant Copy Editor • September 21, 2020

In the midst of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many college students have found safety and peace of mind in having the option to work and study in the comfort of their own homes. A cup of coffee, pajamas and a Zoom meeting may not have been how students envisioned their future in higher education. Yet, more than halfway through 2020, this image has become a reality for many.   Although...

The Akronauts and their rocket in Amherst, Ohio, in February for the vehicle test launch and payload demonstration for the 2020 NASA Student Launch Competition.
UA Student Rocket-Design Team Places Fourth in Annual NASA Competition
By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor • September 21, 2020

The Akronauts, the student rocket-design team at The University of Akron, received fourth place overall in the 2020 NASA Student Launch Competition out of 54 total teams who participated this year. According to a UA press release, the Akronauts spent eight months building their rocket from start to finish. However, this year’s competition was different for the team as they left the rocket unnamed. “Instead,...

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Danny Lyon, “John Lewis in Cairo, Illinois,” 1963, Gelatin silver print, printed later, 11 x 14 inches.
Newest Exhibit in Emily Davis Gallery Explores Current Social Climate
By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor • September 22, 2020

The newest exhibit in the Emily Davis Gallery, “Bearing Witness: A Response to Current Events by Regional Photographers” opened on Aug. 24 and is available to the public until Oct. 9. Photographers...

As part of the museum
Cleveland Museum of Art “Home Is Where the Art Is” Provides Virtual Art During COVID-19
By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor • September 22, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is the first in a mini-series on interactive and safe activities people can participate in during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) launched the...

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Many members of the Women’s Swimming and Diving team broke pool records during the 2020 Mid-American Conference championship.
Women’s Swimming, Diving Wins Seventh Consecutive MAC Title
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief • March 9, 2020

The University of Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team, ranked No. 25 in the nation, won its seventh consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship title on Feb. 29. This year, the Zips...

The Akron Vulcans defeated Cadence on Feb. 22 with a final score of seven to four.
Akron Vulcans Futsal Offers Fast-Paced, Exciting Entertainment
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief • March 9, 2020

Looking for a new sport to follow with a local team and affordable ticket prices? Look no further, as the Akron Vulcans Futsal team, an affiliation of the FIFA National Futsal Premier League (NFPL),...

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Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020 due to metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Editorial: Remembering Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Impact on History
By Alyssa Alexsonshk, News Contributor • September 22, 2020

Who was Justice Ginsburg and what were her significant contributions that helped create the United States as it is today? To be honest, I didn't know much about Justice Ginsburg, until recently. I...

The members of The Buchtelite Staff during the Fall 2019 semester.
Letter to the Editor: Congratulations to The Buchtelite for Receiving the 2019-2020 Rupert Latture Memorial New Student Organization Award
By Julie Cajigas, Faculty Advisor • April 22, 2020

To the editor: As the Advisor of The Buchtelite, my voice is not published in the paper, but instead supports the voices of the students by helping them grow in their understanding and application of...

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