The Buchtelite

Charity event to honor Zak Husein

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2016

Students are taking the initiative to honor Zak Husein — the UA International Business student who was killed over a month ago in an armed robbery — by planning a charity event to commemorate his life...

UA student Zach Kisor bonds with the Haitian students.

UA students volunteer abroad; Zips for Haiti raises $4,000

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor January 25, 2016

Rather than spending their winter breaks relaxing, a group of 25 University of Akron students ventured abroad on a service trip to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU)...

Volunteers package meals for the homeless

Raising awareness for homelessness

By Paul Clifford and Sofia Syed November 18, 2015

Financially supporting oneself can be a challenge — people may turn to the government for help, but is it really enough? One in seven individuals in the Akron-Canton area is food insecure, meaning...

Honors Complex and Orr Hall Government from RHC plant a tree.

Students honor Earth Day

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor April 23, 2015

In honor of Earth Day, a tree was planted outside of the Union by the Honors Complex and Orr Hall Government from Residence Hall Council and Brian and Company from Tallmadge Landscaping Company. Travis...

The faculty who attended the luncheon socialize on the topic of the day before the food is served.

‘Let’s Grow Akron’ receives $850 donation at Impact Luncheon

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer April 15, 2015

As part of National Volunteer Week, UA’s Department of Student Life hosted the UA Impact Luncheon. Faculty and students gathered for the event on Tuesday, April 14 in the Union. Alison Doehring, assistant...

Women donate hair to women batting cancer treatment

‘Cuts for a Cause’

By Kelly Unger, Writer April 15, 2015

Women take pride in how their hair looks; it is a statement of identity. But women who undergo treatment for cancer might lose their hair. On Tuesday, April 14, UA hosted "Cuts for a Cause,” an event...

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