The Buchtelite

Find Dory in Coleman Common

Find Dory in Coleman Common

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2016

Nearly two hundred people gathered at the Coleman Common on Friday for an outdoor movie viewing, the first event of its kind. The Zips Programming Network (ZPN) showed “Finding Dory” — the sequel to the much-beloved “Finding Nemo” — on a giant inflatable screen and passed out popcorn. The f...

Amanda Shires at Musica

Amanda Shires at Musica

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, Musica hosted Texan singer, songwriter, and musician Amanda Shires and her country western band. An intimate crowd of fifty people paid the reasonable price of $18 to watch the performance. Opening for Amanda Shires was Ruston Kelly, a Nashville, Tennessee artist whose songwriti...

Make the Career Fair work for you

Make the Career Fair work for you

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

September 15, 2016

  Want to hire into a field that aligns with your major or area of study? The University of Akron’s upcoming Career Fairs, all taking place in the Student Union, will put students in direct contact with companies looking for internships or full-time employment. The Career Fairs cater to a...

ZR16 unveiled

ZR16 unveiled

By Preston Davis, Writer

May 2, 2016

Zips Racing unveiled its latest formula style racecar on Wednesday evening, April 27 to a crowded Student Union Ballroom. Friends, family, faculty, alumni and students attended the event to catch a glimpse of this year’s engineering masterpiece: the ZR16. The Society of Automotive Engineers Formula ...

Students attend largest marketing competition

Students attend largest marketing competition

By Kaitlin Erdman

April 11, 2016

This past weekend, The University of Akron’s Fisher Institute for Professional Selling sent four students to the largest sales competition in existence. The National Collegiate Sales competition (NCSC), held at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, is an 18-year-old competition for sales student...

Concerned students speak up

Concerned students speak up

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

April 6, 2016

At a unique event yesterday in Schrank Hall South, a group of about 20 students were given free rein to voice their concerns to select University representatives, including two members of the UA Board of Trustees. The event, called “Join the Conversation,” was put on by the Akron chapter of the Oh...

Amazon to open new location in Akron

Amazon to open new location in Akron

By Natalie Orr, News Editor

March 16, 2016

This summer, Amazon is opening a venue near UA’s campus where students, faculty, and the Akron public can pick up their packages and make returns. UA is one of seven schools in the U.S. to receive an Amazon location near or on campus, according to Amazon spokesperson Deborah Bass. Since 2015, ...

President says name won’t change

President says name won’t change

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

September 16, 2015

In the print version of this article, UA Student Trustee Darnell Davis' name is incorrectly written as Darnell Wilson. The Buchtelite acknowledges this mistake.  “There are no plans to change the name of The University of Akron— now or in the future. Period.” This statement came from a ...