The Buchtelite

An apostrophe to Zak

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 21, 2016


Filed under Archive

Under the tender remembrance and hopeful charity of yesterday’s food-packaging event held in memory of Zak Husein, the UA student arbitrarily shot and killed last December, lies the quiet disclosure of a lesson to us all: to realize what we have. In the hustle of a University life, in the never-ending...

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

By Zaina Salem, Editor in chief

April 20, 2016


Filed under Archive

“Do not forget your loved ones. Please remember…. tell everybody all the good things you feel about them. Get straight to the point, because sometimes you will not have a chance.” These words came from Ammar Husein, who spoke in front of about 450 people at a charity event held in honor of his...

Survivors celebrated at Relay for Life event

Survivors celebrated at Relay for Life event

By Kaitlin Erdman

April 13, 2016


Filed under Archive

This past weekend, The University of Akron held its annual Relay for Life event in The Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House. This event is held to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who have passed. It also provides a support system for those who are currently battling cancer. This...

Dance Marathon hosts Family Field Day

By Kelly Unger, Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Campus News

Dance Marathon is hosting its first Family Field Day on Saturday, March 5 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Central Hower Gym. Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement across 250 schools. Its goal is to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. This marks Dance Marathon’s second year as...

Charity event to honor Zak Husein

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2016


Filed under Akron News, Campus News, Showcase

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 and friendships. The idea came about during a conversation between student Justin Cohen and Asso...

Prepare to be slimed for charity

Prepare to be slimed for charity

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Imagine seeing your favorite Zip covered in oozing slime in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge. Now it's a possibility with ZPN and Zips for St. Jude’s third annual slime event on Dec. 3 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Students, staff, and faculty get to choose from a list of people who will get sl...

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to Billboard.com, Hoodie Allen puts a little more pop music into his rap.  Allen began working with a producer in 2009 that he met at a college...

Running for a chance to win the battle

By Kaitlin Erdman, Writer

April 8, 2015


Filed under News

Whether directly or indirectly, cancer affects the lives of everyone. From Saturday, April 11 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, April 12 at 3 a.m., UA is hosting Relay for Life to celebrate those who have won their battle, remember those who have lost their battle, and fight with those who are currently battling...

Rudy Francisco exposes social problems through slam poetry

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

February 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Spoken Word Poet Rudy Francisco demonstrated his oratorical prowess for UA students in the Student Union piano lounge on Tuesday,  Feb. 10. UA’s Residence Hall Program Board collaborated with Sigma Lambda, an honorary student service organization, to host Francisco. This event was one of t...