The Buchtelite

An apostrophe to Zak

By Buchtelite Editorial Board April 21, 2016

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...

Family, friends, and community members work to package 40,000 meals that will be distributed to hungry people around the world in Zak Huseins name.

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

By Zaina Salem, Editor in chief April 20, 2016

“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...

Relay for Life took place in the UA Field House last weekend.

Survivors celebrated at Relay for Life event

By Kaitlin Erdman April 13, 2016

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...

Dance Marathon hosts Family Field Day

By Kelly Unger, Writer February 29, 2016

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...

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...

Prepare to be slimed for charity

Prepare to be slimed for charity

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor December 2, 2015

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....

On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by his tweet.

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor April 27, 2015

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...

Running for a chance to win the battle

By Kaitlin Erdman, Writer April 8, 2015

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...

Rudy Francisco exposes social problems through slam poetry

By Grant Morgan , News Editor February 11, 2015

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...

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