The Buchtelite

New Media: UA introduces a new interdisciplinary minor

November 10, 2011

By: Mahala Bloom A new minor, New Media, has surfaced at The University of Akron, tucked in a blanket of both great intrigue and slight confusion. What is this strange new discipline? How can it benefit students? Could it even affect tomorrow’s society? New Media is very difficult to define becaus...

Film fest adds new media class work

October 13, 2011

By: Heather Beyer Since Rob Lucas founded the Akron Independent Film and Video Festival in 2002, the event has gone through several transformations. “This was the first year that we incorporated video games," Alana Gustafson, director of Outreach for Akron Film, said. "I think it is going to be so...