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This was the first time ZPN played a movie outside.

Find Dory in Coleman Common

By Preston Davis , [email protected] 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...

Shires just released her new album,

Amanda Shires at Musica

By Preston Davis , [email protected] 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....

Make the Career Fair work for you

Make the Career Fair work for you

By Preston Davis , [email protected] 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...

ZR16 unveiled

ZR16 unveiled

Zips Racing reveals new 2015-2016 formula car
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...

Left to right: Chelsea Davis, Ashley Niznik, Justin Chapman and Julia Mallinak.

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...

From right to left on yesterday's panel: Michael Strong, dean of students; sociology professor Kathryn Feltey;  trustee Olivia Demas; student trustee Darnell Davis; and trustee Warren Woolford.

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...

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...

Seal of The University of Akron in front of Buchtel Hall.

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...

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