The Buchtelite

Sophomore Celebration Week Includes Multiple Events, Activities

Sophomore Celebration Week started in 2017 at the main campus. ZipAssist plans to implement week-long celebrations for Juniors next spring. (Courtesy of The University of Akron)

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

April 8, 2018

Hosted by ZipAssist, Sophomore Celebration Week will include multiple events and activities to remind students of on-campus resources, to celebrate the halfway point of college and allow students to connect with one another. Sophomore Hannah Crawford, a Political Science major, was excited to hear about ...

Mardi Gras Celebration

Senior Amanda Palmer, left, and junior Lauaren Thompson, right, at last Wednesday's event.

By Preston Davis, Writer

February 17, 2016

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday,” is a celebration that occurs before the fasting of Lent. Traditionally, the festivities culminate on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Zips Programming Network hosted a Mardi Gras party for families of non-traditional students on Wednesday,...

Day of the Dead livens up the Union

Megan Grund and Alvaro Rodriguez, H.O.L.A. members, dress in traditional costumes to celebrate Day of the Dead.

By Israa Eddeb, Online Editor

November 2, 2015

Dead bread, sugar skulls, music, and more filled the SU piano lounge on Nov. 2 for Hispanic Organization Leading Akron’s, or H.O.L.A.’s, display of El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead). Four separate tables were set up to present the event’s activities and food. On the first table, students...

Celebrating faiths across UA

Celebrating faiths across UA

April 2, 2013

Rachel Brown Living in a predominantly Christian nation, we sometimes forget that not everyone associates the fall of snow with Christmas, or the coming of spring with fish on Fridays. As young adults, college is a great time to explore different religions, as we are exposed to people with different u...