The Buchtelite

Zips pitch their way to sweep of Purple Eagles

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 21, 2016

Erin Seiler and Paige McMenemy’s strong pitching performances allowed UA’s women’s softball team to take a pair of non-conference games from the Niagara Purple Eagles Tuesday afternoon.   The Zips took game one by a 2-0 count, while the offense blasted 17 hits to win the nightcap 8-0...

Low-cost legal services for students

By Nicholas Golina

February 24, 2016

Students in UA's Undergraduate Student Government are currently working to give students access to affordable legal counsel through a non-profit organization called Student Legal Services. USG requires its members to partake in projects to better the University and provide students with convenient...

Speech team wins first state title

UA speech team poses for a photo after recieving awards last weekend at Capital University in Columbus.

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...

Special recognition of bowling champions

March 14, 2013

Last week the Game Room in the Student Union held a campus-wide bowling championship. Many students competed, and the Buchtelite would like to extend a congratulations to the top three finalists of each division. In the women’s division, Kaleigh Bracht finished in first place overall with a three-game...

University students bowl for scholarships

November 1, 2012

Written by: Emily Beckwith Last Sunday, the Eddie Elias Scholarship Bowling Tournament took place, in which $7,000 in scholarships were awarded to students. The tournament, which took place in the Student Union Gameroom, was started three years ago by Peggy Elias, in memory of her late husband. It...

Elias Bowling Tournament results in student scholarships

November 10, 2011

The bowling lanes were oiled and the pins were standing at attention as the second annual Edward G. Elias Scholarship Bowling Tournament commenced this weekend in the Student Union game room. “I thought it’d be a really good way to represent the Bowling Club because I’m on the team,” said second-place...

Bowling for scholarships: Elias Scholarship Tournament returns to UA

November 3, 2011

By: Molly Gase Bowling pins will tumble and dollar signs will accumulate during the second annual Elias Scholarship Bowling Tournament. Being held Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. in the Student Union game room, the tournament is an opportunity for participants to win scholarship money while showing off their bowlin...