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The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

Santa Zippy and students.

Santa Zippy, hurry down the chimney tonight

By John Rachal, Writer December 9, 2015

UA’s beloved mascot Zippy helped spread holiday cheer around campus with the event “Pictures with Santa Zippy” on Dec. 8 during the afternoon in the Student Union. The event was hosted by the...

Celebrate the season without the stressors

By Natalyia Calhoun, Student Writer December 2, 2015

During the holiday season, many students are more prone to stress than any other time of the year. Stress could be the result of frantically getting the perfect gifts together for loved ones, friends,...

Quality over controversy

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer November 11, 2015

A red cup. Recently, this simple, inanimate object has created quite a bit of controversy in the news and social media. To most people, Starbucks’ infamous red cup creates feelings of warmth and comfort...

Holliday at the Hower House

December 6, 2012

Written by: Juliana Amir The Hower House was built in 1871, during the Victorian era. In those times, Christmas wasn't a simple holiday, but rather a grand event where warm gestures and elaborate decorations...

Our View: Christmas means something different to everyone

December 4, 2012

My favorite Christmas goes back to 1999, when I woke up to find that I had gotten a new sled and Pikachu slippers. I was eight years old at the time, and anything pertaining to Pokemon was like God’s...

Deck the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

December 4, 2012

Written by: Brenda Costarella With a cold snap in the air and the snowflakes making their debut this past weekend, the feeling of the holidays is certainly at hand. What could heighten those feelings...

Lighting ceremony kicks off the holiday season

November 27, 2012

Written by: Alicia Seitz As T.K. O’Grady from WONE radio station counted down, the lights in downtown Akron turned on, followed by Lock 3’s lights, and finally the Christmas tree covered in ribbons,...

Holiday Tree Festival lights up John S. Knight Center

November 27, 2012

Written by: Heather Beyer The Akron Children’s Holiday Tree festival holds a special significance to everyone who makes it a part of their holiday traditions. Since its inception in 1982, volunteers...

Thanks for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2012

Written by: Abigail Chaff With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it is easy to bypass the holiday altogether and simply say “It’s almost Christmas!” I am saddened to see Christmas lights already...

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