The Buchtelite

Speech and Debate Team places second at state championship

The Speech and Debate Team members pose at Bricco restaurant in downtown Akron after the OFA State Championship.

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

February 25, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (forensics) Team took second place at the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 21 and 22.  The tournament was held in Kolbe Hall, beginning Saturday and ending with the award ceremony in Paul A. Daum Theatre on Sunday evening.  Speech and Debate Team Captain Lauren Fowkes placed in the final round of ...

Sympson's sports view

December 6, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson It’s been such a fun semester, with both disappointing and exciting times. It was disappointing to see our football team not have the successful season that we were all hoping for, but I think they have stepped into the right direction. While they finished their third stra...

Zips take home first ever MAC championship

March 5, 2012

By: DJ Johnson Friday was a night of number ones for Akron men’s basketball program. Their 61-55 victory over Kent State gave the Zips their first Mid-American Conference regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament. “I think the one thing we have is that we know how...