The Buchtelite

UA’s Women’s Studies Program Offers a Presentation About the Pandemic’s Effects on Motherhood on Nov. 19
By Abigail Geiser, Correspondent • November 16, 2021

The Women’s Studies program at the University of Akron plans to host a presentation called “What the Pandemic Taught Us About Motherhood” as part of their November Rethinking Gender Series on Friday, Nov. 19 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in room 314 in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union. The presentation will focus on Dr. Pam Schulze’s research on mothers’ beliefs about infant and toddler...

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UA’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Competes with Kent State University in Canned Food Drive
By Elsa Veizis, Emily Price November 10, 2021

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) hosts a Canned Food Drive to collect resources for the University of Akron’s Campus Cupboard. All students and staff can donate to the NSCS Canned Food Drive until November 19, 2021 at 5pm. To participate in this event, simply locate the shopping carts placed in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Student Life office (located...

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American Red Cross Offers Lifeguard Course and Certifications for UA Students
By Emily Price , Contributor • October 25, 2021

This fall, the American Red Cross University of Akron provides the opportunity to take lifeguard courses for University of Akron full-time students. Those intending to fulfill lifeguard positions for the University of Akron are required to complete this program. Students must honor the online pre-course requirements as well as attend the in-person training sessions. The pre-course tests will gauge...

12 Incompetent Jurors performed by UA’s Theatre Guild Opens Nov. 11
'12 Incompetent Jurors' performed by UA’s Theatre Guild Opens Nov. 11
By LeKesha Parkman, Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

On Nov. 11, the University of Akron Theatre Guild will present their production of “12 Incompetent Jurors,” a parody of “12 Angry Men.”   Typically, the theatre guild presents one production during each semester and differs from The University of Akron’s theatre program.  Secretary/Co-Director of “12 Incompetent Jurors”   Jacen Conlan describes the student-led organization...

University of Akron School of Music Presents “Hallowinds” Concert on Sunday, October 31
University of Akron School of Music Presents “Hallowinds” Concert on Sunday, October 31
By Abigail Geiser, Correspondent • October 25, 2021

The University of Akron School of Music will present its annual “Hallowinds” concert at Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave. on Oct. 31, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The concert will feature spooky music performed by Roo Reeds, Clarinet Choir, Trombone Choir, Saxophone Quartets, Flute Choir, and BassoonaRoo. The musicians will all be dressed in costume, keeping with the Halloween theme.  Professor...

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Bierce Library Announced Winners of Two-Sentence Horror Story Contests for UA Students, Staff, and Faculty
By Emily Price , correspondent • November 22, 2021

The University of Akron Bierce Library announced the winners of their latest creative writing competition for students, faculty, and staff on...

The 2021 honorees of the Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala along with attendees from the event and the host of the event, Raphael Dixon.
Emerging Young Designers and Business Owners Honored During Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala 2021
By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor • November 16, 2021

The Akron Fashion Council hosted this year’s Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala at the El Patrón Tequilería and Cuisine restaurant with an audience...

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Bierce Library Announced Winners of Two-Sentence Horror Story Contests for UA Students, Staff, and Faculty
By Emily Price , correspondent • November 22, 2021

The University of Akron Bierce Library announced the winners of their latest creative writing competition for students, faculty, and staff on...

The 2021 honorees of the Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala along with attendees from the event and the host of the event, Raphael Dixon.
Emerging Young Designers and Business Owners Honored During Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala 2021
By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor • November 16, 2021

The Akron Fashion Council hosted this year’s Akron Fashion Week Awards Gala at the El Patrón Tequilería and Cuisine restaurant with an audience...

Where the Truth Lies
Where the Truth Lies
By Natalie Savage, Guest Writer • September 27, 2021

Fake news.  You would have to be living under a rock to be unfamiliar with the term, especially during the last few years. The phrase caused such a stir that people unfamiliar with the Twitter mob...

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Naomi Boyer, oil painting.
Lost & Gained
By LeKesha Parkman, Editor-in-Chief • May 28, 2021

March 10, 2020 was a day filled with disbelief and confusion. The rumor mill was rife with speculation at UA’s Myers School of Art of an eminent shut down because of the coronavirus(COVID-19). While...

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