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  • Clean Sheet for Akron Against No. 12 Fighting Irish

    Clean Sheet for Akron Against No. 12 Fighting Irish

    By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor

    October 19, 2017

    The University of Akron men’s soccer team continues the season with a top ten national poll ranking following their 2-0 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Tuesday night at Cub Cadet Field. The Zips scored in the 35th and 88th minute of the game to secure Akron’s ninth win of this year’s campaign. Akron finished the game with a 13-6 edge in shots. Akron forward, Sam Gainford, scored the first goal of the game, after Ezana Kahsay was fo...

    Akron's Nick Hinds helps the Zips by grabbing the second goal of the night. (Photo Courtesy of The University of Akron Athletics)

  • Zips Football Lead the Mid-American Conference After Sunday’s Win Against WMU

    Zips Football Lead the Mid-American Conference After Sunday’s Win Against WMU

    By Robert Corts, Sports Contributor

    October 16, 2017

    The University of Akron football team solidified their place as the Mid-American Conference leaders after a close win against the Western Michigan Broncos this weekend. The Broncos homecoming game was postponed to Sunday after heavy rainfall flooded the field at Waldo Stadium, causing unsatisfactory conditions for play. Kalamazoo locals reported up four inches of rain fell on the field prior to the game.   Head Coach Terry Bowden ...

    Members of the Akron Football team celebrate during their game in Kalamazoo, MI Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Akron Athletics)

  • Zips Volley Battle Hard, But Return Home Without a Win

    Zips Volley Battle Hard, But Return Home Without a Win

    By A.J. Fagerlin

    October 16, 2017

    After spending two consecutive weekends on the road, the Akron Zips Volleyball team returned home to James A. Rhodes Arena to continue their MAC play against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois on Friday and Saturday for their annual “Dig for a Cure Weekend”. During the first match of the weekend, the Zips dropped a back-and-forth, four-set contest to the Western Michigan Broncos (16-25, 25-14, 23-25, 24-26). The Broncos jumped out to a quic...

    The Zips Volleyball team huddles prior to the start of their match against Northern Illinois on Saturday Oct. 14.

    A.J. Fagerlin

  • Akron Musician Finds Inspiration in Hometown Influence

    Akron Musician Finds Inspiration in Hometown Influence

    By Celeste Houmard

    October 16, 2017

    LuvAbstract, is a pop/rap artist who explores all types of genres including electro and R&B. He is an up and coming musician from Akron, Ohio. Not only is LuvAbstract from Akron himself, but the friend who pushed him into starting this career, his producers, and his videographers are all from Akron as well. His first shows were even right here in his hometown. “Akron has influenced virtually every aspect of my career so far,” LuvAbstract s...

    (Image courtesy of @LuvAbstract on Instagram)

  • Yappy Hour: Getting into the Halloween Spirit while Learning about the Humane Society of Summit County

    Yappy Hour: Getting into the Halloween Spirit while Learning about the Humane Society of Summit County

    By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

    October 12, 2017

    The Humane Society of Summit County will be hosting their annual Yappy Hour fundraiser on Oct. 26, where visitors will be able to tour and learn about the Humane Society’s facility while meeting adoptable animals. Tickets for the fundraiser are $20, and includes two beers from the Thirsty Dog Brewing Company and other refreshments. Tickets are presale only and can be purchased at the Humane Society of Summit County’s website. Yappy Hour wi...

    (Flyer courtesy of the Humane Society of Summit County)

  • Shield Yourself Against the Flu

    Shield Yourself Against the Flu

    By Meenakshi Kodati, Correspondent

    October 12, 2017

    The month of October means that flu season is just around the corner. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. We at The Buchtelite care about your health and well-being, so we’ve put together some precautions to help you keep the flu viruses at bay. The first thing you’d want to do to stay healthy this semester...

    (Photo courtesy of UPMC MyHealth Matters.)

Campus News

Teaching About Race: An Educational Forum

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, The University of Akron and The LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education held “Teaching About Racial Inequities in American Schools,” an educational forum. The purpose of the forum was to discuss how to talk about race-related issues in schools. The forum had a townhall format with a panel of a diverse group of educators and psychiatrists. The event was moder...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Alcohol Awareness Week at UA

By Erika Newcome and Celeste Houmard

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils will be hosting the “Know Your Impact: Under the Influence” event from 6 . to 9 p.m. in the Student Union, Ballrooms A and B. A variety of fun activities at the event are meant to simulate the effects of alcohol and how it impairs judgment. On Thursday, Oct. 19, UA’s Alcohol Awareness Trivia night will be taking place at 7 p....

October 17, 2017No Comments

A Chance to Speak with President Wilson

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

Students are encouraged to come and discuss recent changes at The University of Akron from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18. President Matthew Wilson and Undergraduate Student Government will be holding a town hall forum in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge. The town hall meeting is open to all students. During the meeting, students will be able to ask President Wilson questions about the Un...

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Scoreboard

  • Sunday, September 24

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 5 - UMass Lowell 0

  • Saturday, September 23

    Football

    Akron 17 - Troy 22

  • Saturday, September 16

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Saint Louis 0

  • Saturday, September 16

    Football

    Akron 14 - Iowa State 41

  • Saturday, September 9

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - UC Santa Barbara 1

  • Saturday, September 9

    Football

    Akron 52 - Arkansas - Pine Bluff 3

  • Saturday, September 2

    Football

    Akron 0 - Penn State 52

  • Friday, September 1

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 2 - Washington 0

  • Monday, August 28

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Denver 1

  • Friday, August 25

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Utah Valley 1

Upcoming Games

Mens Soccer vs. Bowling Green
Sat, Oct 21 7:00 PMHome
Football vs. Toledo
Sat, Oct 21 TBD@ Toledo
Mens Soccer vs. Pittsburgh
Tue, Oct 24 7:30 PM@ Pittsburgh
Mens Soccer vs. West Virginia
Fri, Oct 27 7:00 PM@ West Virginia
Football vs. Buffalo
Sat, Oct 28 11:30 AMHome
Mens Soccer vs. Marshall
Wed, Nov 01 7:00 PMHome
Mens Soccer vs. Northern Illinois
Sat, Nov 04 7:00 PMHome
Football vs. Miami (Ohio)
Tue, Nov 07 7:30 PM@ Miami (Ohio)

Arts & Lifestyle

Akron Musician Finds Inspiration in Hometown Influence

Akron Musician Finds Inspiration in Hometown Influence

By Celeste Houmard

LuvAbstract, is a pop/rap artist who explores all types of genres including e...

October 16, 2017

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science and Art

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science and Art

By Julian Curet, Reporter

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, students, faculty, and members of the general publ...

October 10, 2017

Kinky Boots Coming to E.J. Thomas Hall

Kinky Boots Coming to E.J. Thomas Hall

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

On its fifth year on Broadway, “Kinky Boots” will be making its way...

October 9, 2017

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