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President Scarborough will fill seven administrative positions for next fall semester.

Scarborough looks to round out his team

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor April 25, 2016

“There’s still a few more pieces of the puzzle that I have left to place,” said University of Akron President Scott Scarborough regarding the seven vacant positions on his management team for next...

Black Male Summit empowers young men

By Dylan Reynolds April 11, 2016

Empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement. Those were four goals of the ninth annual Black Male Summit, which was held this past weekend at the John S. Knight Convention Center and the...

Black Male Summit scheduled for this weekend

By Logan Lane , Copy Editor April 6, 2016

The University of Akron will host its 9th annual Black Male Summit this Friday and Saturday, focusing on how media affects black male identity. The two-day event features more than 60 panel discussions,...

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch award

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

By Mylor Acquaah, Writer March 16, 2016

Yesterday, University of Akron senior Tyeal Howell was honored with the Woman to Watch Award by the Women’s History Project (WHP) of Akron, which is a program of the Summit County Historical Society. Howell...

‘We Will Be Heard and Understood’

By Angel Poole, President of Black Students United November 24, 2015

As a student leader on campus of Black Students United (BSU), I feel it is my obligation to help provide a social, educational, and a cultural setting that will serve to enrich and enhance the collegiate...

The Black Students United rally was held on Monday, Nov. 16, outside of the Union.

Campuses confront race issues

Black student leaders disapprove of way UA rally was portrayed in headline
By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor November 23, 2015

Last week, The Buchtelite published a story about UA Black Students United’s rally in support of the protesters’ cause at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), held on Nov. 16 outside of the Student...

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

More than 120 gather in support of University of Missouri students
By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor November 16, 2015

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns...

The audience gave Michael Dyson a standing ovation at the conclusion of his speech about the stereotyping of black males.

Black Male Summit

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer April 13, 2015

UA hosted the eighth annual Black Male Summit last weekend, which sought to “improve and increase retention and graduation of African-American males in higher education,” according to the Summit’s...

Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, as part of the eighth annual Black Male Summit.

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

By Ian Vanek , News Writer March 30, 2015

The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national...

The John Brown memorial at the Akron City Zoo.

Trolley tours for black history

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Writer February 9, 2015

Some people may not be aware of the famous speech delivered by Sojourner Truth at Akron’s Women’s Rights Convention Center in 1851. “If women want any rights more than they‘s got, why don’t’...

Running the race

February 12, 2013

Bridget Linton Perseverance, resilience, resourcefulness and hard work are a few of the key factors that have guided African American University of Akron student Bianca Gomez on her journey to success....

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