The Buchtelite

Happy holidays from The Buchtelite

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

December 9, 2015


Filed under Editorials

Tomorrow marks the last day of fall classes. After the weekend, finals will try to claim our sanity. But once finals are over, the much-anticipated winter break begins. Before we know it, spring semester will be upon us, and the college cycle will continue. And we’ll be here. We promise to do ou...

UA students, alumni head east to see Pope Francis

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

A group of more than 100 University of Akron students and alumni witnessed Pope Francis this past weekend on his first official visit to the United States in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The individuals that took part in the trip are part of the Akron Newman Catholic group. After months of fundraising...

Music students perform finals at Guzzetta

Music students perform finals at Guzzetta

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As if taking an exam that your grade is dependent on isn’t anxiety provoking enough, imagine doing it in front of an audience full of people. The UA music students performed their end of semester pieces in front of a large audience at Guzzetta Recital Hall on April 28. The show was entitled “Jazz...

UA challenges students to encourage themselves and others

By Francis Schmidt, Writer

February 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s may be tough to brave the cold winter of Ohio without getting a little discouraged every once in a while. People may sometimes feel like staying inside, but according to Dr. Sarah Adams, a little bit of encouragement can go a long way. Dr. Adams held an interactive lecture in the honors commons...

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 1870 Victorian-era home, known as the Stitzlein Alumni Center, no longer stands at the corner of Fir Hill and East Buchtel Avenue. Demolition for the building began July 11. The university took preparations for the leveling of the building prior to the demolition starting in the 2014 spring semester. The...

Tressel inspires UA to dream big

September 5, 2012


Filed under News

Written by: Heather Beyer In 1977, Jim Tressel walked the campus of The University of Akron as a master’s student pursuing a degree in education. Thirty-five years later, Tressel has returned to The University of Akron — the birthplace of his teaching and coaching career — but is now wearing a...