The Buchtelite

Amanda Shires at Musica

Amanda Shires at Musica

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, Musica hosted Texan singer, songwriter, and musician Amanda Shires and her country western band. An intimate crowd of fifty people paid the reasonable price of $18 to watch the performance. Opening for Amanda Shires was Ruston Kelly, a Nashville, Tennessee artist whose songwriti...

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

March 28, 2016

Fighting urban poverty with foam bricks, four University of Akron students formed one of the six teams that made it to the final round in the regional Hult Prize competition in Dubai on March 11 and 12. Now in its seventh year, the Hult Prize is the world's largest student case competition, which ...

Speech team wins first state title

Speech team wins first state title

By Natalie Orr, News Editor

February 22, 2016

Last weekend The University of Akron’s speech and debate team won its first state title since its rebirth in 2001 at the Ohio Forensics Association (OFA) state tournament in Columbus. Led by head coach Mark Rittenour and graduate assistant Amanda Layman, the team competed on both Friday and Saturday...