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 “Messages to survivors” tabling in the Student Union April 1, 2022.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campus Activities

Organizations at The University of Akron spread awareness of sexual assault issues and services around campus.
By Alyssa Alexsonshk, News Contributor April 26, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Several campus organizations have created events during this month to build awareness and provide resources to The University of Akron students, faculty, staff,...

Team BOLD Presents 2022 Senior Exhibition Showcase

Team BOLD Presents 2022 Senior Exhibition Showcase

“BOLD” Portfolio Exhibition is open to the public from April 22–29, 2022 at The Myers School of Art, Emily Davis Gallery.
By LeKesha Parkman, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2022

I first met graphic design major and marketing minor Kohl Spieker when I was a freshman at the University of Akron. Spieker’s skill in graphic design was immediately apparent to me, as was his kind...

One popular spot for students at UA is the Jean Hower Taber Student Union.

Q&A with Filmmaker Matthew Cherry February 21, Student Union

UA Alumnus Matthew A. Cherry will be featured on campus and in a live public streaming interview and Q&A session
By LeKesha Parkman, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2022

Feb. 21, 2022 at 7p.m. will mark the return of one of The University of Akron’s most famous alumni.  As part of Rethinking Race: Black, White, and Beyond, noted Writer, Director, Producer, and Editor...

“Scream” Review: The Franchise is Alive Again in a Killer Way

“Scream” Review: The Franchise is Alive Again in a Killer Way

Ghostface’s return opens the doors to a modern-day Scream franchise.
By Jaina Gedeon, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 24, 2022

Ghostface is back and more powerful than ever with the newest adaptation of “Scream”, now out in theaters.   “Scream” takes place 25 years after the original film. A new killer dons the mask...

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” Review: A Modern Masterpiece on a Classic Tale

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” Review: A Modern Masterpiece on a Classic Tale

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand perfect sophistication and horror in Joel Coen’s latest film
By Jaina Gedeon, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 24, 2022

When I heard that one of my favorite directors, Joel Coen, would be making a film version of the play with a star-studded cast including Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, I was all in. I was completely...

Making college more affordable with no tuition increase for the 2021-22 academic year, on-campus housing rates reduced by 30% and the ZAS, available to new students beginning fall 2021.

UA to Offer Free Tuition to Pell Grant Eligible New Students, Fall 2021

The Zips Affordability Scholarship is designed for incoming, first-time, full-time students eligible for the federal Pell-grant, attending The University of Akron.
By Stephanie Fairchild, Social Media Editor September 24, 2021

The University of Akron announced the creation of a scholarship that will enable Pell Grant-eligible students to receive four years of free tuition. The Zips Affordability Scholarship will cover the entire...

Photo of the marquee on opening weekend in early April of 2021

Drive-In Movie Theaters Offer A Safe Haven During COVID-19

Lynn Drive-In Movies is one of many drive-ins that is allowing a safe movie experience for families during COVID-19.
By Jaina Gedeon, Film Critic September 24, 2021

“Come as you are in the family car,” can be heard when pulling into Ohio’s oldest drive-in movie theater, Lynn Drive-In Movies. Lynn Drive-In has been a staple business in Strasburg, Ohio for nearly...

The Centers for Disease Control created this image to show the structure of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

UA Offering Free COVID-19 Vaccinations

By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 4, 2021

The University of Akron will be holding a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics starting on April 8 for all enrolled students to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

Danny Basone’s favorite grilled cheese on the menu, the number three.

Local Akron Grilled Cheese Restaurant Deals with COVID-19

Like many restaurants this year, The Lockview pushed through the pandemic.
By Summer Torok, Correspondent March 30, 2021

Everyone loves a good, comforting grilled cheese and a craft beer. The Lockview, a local Akron restaurant and craft beer bar kicks that up a notch with specialty gourmet grilled cheeses.   The Lockview...

Students State their Opinion about President Wilson Stepping Down

By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2018

Approximately 53 percent of students disagree that President Wilson stepping down is a good decision, a recent anonymous survey of 76 participants done by The Buchtelite showed. On March 22, The University...

President Matthew Wilson will step down this summer. (Buchtelite file photo)

President Wilson to Step Down

By Robert Barrett Jr., Copy Editor March 22, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, The University of Akron Board of Trustees Chair, Roland Bauer, announced that President Wilson will be stepping down as president of UA and will remain at as a faculty member of...

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