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Students talk with EXL staff about their ideas in Beirce Library.

Founder, a director resign; EXL continues

By Benjamin Holda , [email protected] September 21, 2016

Ian Schwarber, the resource director at UA’s year-old Experiential Learning Center (EXL), announced his resignation from that position on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Schwarber’s last day is on Oct. 21,...

‘Thank-A-Donor Day’ at UA

By Julian Curet, [email protected] September 15, 2016

The tradition of donating, starting with John R. Buchtel and his wife’s donation of $500,000 to the founding of Buchtel College in 1870, has continued over the years and allowed UA to grow and expand...

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday

By Natalie Orr, News Editor April 4, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, The University of Akron is hosting Zippy tryouts at 2 p.m. in the James A. Rhodes Arena (Lab 4). To qualify for the position, one must be a full-time UA student and have registered...

In June, a ‘literal political campaign’ to change UA’s name by January 2016

By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor December 7, 2015

It started early this year as a post on a zipsnation.org forum. Since, the topic of a UA name-change — a rebranding, a new slogan, a marketing tagline, whatever one might call it now — has been...

A ‘normal meeting’

By Buchtelite Editorial Board November 18, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough began his Akron Press Club speech yesterday by pulling out the dry erase markers and telling the audience he was going to run it like he does “normal meetings” with “faculty,...

Lab accident sends student to hospital

By Brooke Griffin, Writer September 21, 2015

An explosion sent one student to Akron General Medical Center last Tuesday evening. The explosion occurred in the lab of Judit E. Puskas, located in the Akron Engineering Research Center. During...

Men emulated women's footwear during the walk for sexual assault victims, hosted by the Rape Crisis Center.

Men in heels walk a mile

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer April 27, 2015

Men strapped on stilettos and walked for a mile alongside women to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault. Last Friday, April 24, the Rape Crisis Center hosted the 10th annual “Walk a Mile...

Cloudy with a chance of emails

By Michelle DeShon , News Writer April 1, 2015

UA’s email system is changing; however, those affected might not even notice. The current “on-premise” system, Microsoft Exchange 2007, will change to a new “cloud-based” system, Exchange...

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