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The Buchtelite

ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
By Anthony Nichols, Contributor • February 29, 2024

Editors note: ZipsGuide.com is a community engaged collaboration between the Public Relations Writing course at The University of Akron and Downtown Akron Partnership. The stories on ZipsGuide.com are written by University of Akon students and permission is granted for other outlets to syndicate them and/or utilize them as a media kit. Click here to see the original story. During the month of...

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The 2024 Series on Reproductive Justice is This Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 28 and 29
By Sarah Burneson, Editor-in-Chief • February 27, 2024

The Spring 2024 Series on Reproductive Justice, part of the 2023-2024 Rethinking Gender Series at The University of Akron, comes to campus this week, with events on Wednesday, Feb. 28, and Feb. 29. Presented by The University of Akron Women’s Studies Program, Department of Sociology, and EX[L] Center, along with Elizabeth's Bookshop and Writing Center, the series seeks to offer insight into reproductive...

UA Students exploring the exhibition on February 16. Photographed by Philip Patnode
Time is running out to see UA’s Exhibition of Juried Student Art
By Shananne Lewis, Online Editor • February 20, 2024

Need a break from the grind of classes? The Myers School of Art is currently holding its must-see 88th Juried Student Exhibition. Located inside the Myers School of Art at 150 East Exchange Street, the exhibition is on view Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until March 1.   This year’s juror, who evaluated the student artwork and selected the winners, was Cleveland native, Wendy Earle....

Olivia Kurylo receiving the inaugural BCAS student-of-the-month award.
Buchtelite Editor-in-Chief Olivia Kurylo Named Inaugural “Student of the Month” by Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Dean
By Sarah Burneson, editor-in-chief • February 17, 2024

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Dean, Mitchell McKinney, presented Olivia Kurylo, a sophomore majoring in English, with the College's inaugural Student of the Month award at a meeting of The Buchtelite staff on Wednesday, Jan. 31.  This newly created award is to recognize exceptional Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences (BCAS) students who demonstrate dedication and go beyond in their...

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Downtown Akron Celebrates 2024 Lunar New Year at the Akron Civic Theater This Sunday
By Olivia Richardson, Layout Editor • February 16, 2024

Lunar New Year began on Feb. 10, kicking off a 15-day spring festival, celebrated worldwide. The 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac calendar points to this year as the Year of the Dragon. To celebrate the holiday in Akron, Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) and the Akron Civic Theater will be hosting a Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased online (fees...

Meet the Staff

Benjamin Pritchard works full time as a firmware engineer, while studying part time in the evenings at The University of Akron as an adult student. His interest in journalism began when he worked at the...

ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
By Anthony Nichols, Contributor • February 29, 2024
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Broadway in Akron set to finish its musical season with “The Cher Show” and “Clue”
By Taylor Lorence, Correspondent • November 27, 2023
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ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
ZipsGuide: Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black-owned businesses in Akron
By Anthony Nichols, Contributor • February 29, 2024

Editors note: ZipsGuide.com is a community engaged collaboration between the Public Relations Writing course at The University of Akron and Downtown...

UA Students exploring the exhibition on February 16. Photographed by Philip Patnode
Time is running out to see UA’s Exhibition of Juried Student Art
By Shananne Lewis, Online Editor • February 20, 2024

Need a break from the grind of classes? The Myers School of Art is currently holding its must-see 88th Juried Student Exhibition. Located inside...

A Dia De los Muertos display in a local Ohio pumpkin patch.
New Spanish Club holds Day of Dead skull decorating event on Nov. 2
By Shananne Lewis, Online Editor • October 30, 2023

The University of Akron has a new student organization this fall: The Spanish Club. The first meeting for the Spanish Club took place...

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Susie Frazier closing her retail showroom in Cleveland after twelve years
By News Release October 21, 2023

Cleveland, OH – On Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, from noon to 4:00 p.m., Susie Frazier will be closing her iconic retail showroom at 78th Street Studios...

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