The Buchtelite

Akron students to take first ride on record-breaking coaster at Cedar Point

Mentor Reese March with his Family Foundation mentees.
May 2, 2016

A lucky group of students from The University of Akron will get to experience the very first ride on Cedar Point’s new record-breaking roller coaster thanks to the LeBron James Family Foundation. On...

Ice Fest 2016

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to watch the competitors create frozen masterpieces during this year's Ice Fest.
January 27, 2016

As signs of winter have begun appearing on campus, the annual Ice Fest returned to the University of Akron. Students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Buchtel Commons on Tuesday to watch as competitors...

Naming the Honors College

A student walking into the Honors College.
October 28, 2015

In the Oct. 29 printed version of this article, UA's rebranding was incorrectly written as "Ohio's Polytechnic Institute." The rebranding is to "Ohio's Polytechnic University," not "Ohio's Polytechnic...

Terminal parenthood

March 22, 2012

Written by: Russ Friend In this day of conservative fervor, we need to take a hard look at the effects that illegitimate pregnancies have on our families, our cities, our nation and our planet. Health...

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