The Buchtelite

Away from the main

Away from the main

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Archive

Not since eight years ago has The University of Akron Board of Trustees held a meeting anywhere other than main campus. Yet the Board’s next meeting, slated for this Wednesday, April 13 at 10 a.m., will be at UA’s Wayne College, which is a 40-minute drive from downtown Akron. The last time a Board ...

Remembering first Zippy

Remembering first Zippy

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2015


Filed under Campus News

UA alumnus Perry “Pete” Thomas Demming died on Wednesday, Oct. 7, after an illness at the age of 81. Sporting a paper-mache head and a brown furry uniform, Demming became UA’s first Zippy at the inaugural Acme-Zip game in 1955. The kangaroo was officially declared the mascot a year before on...