The Buchtelite

Paintball team headed to nationals

From left to right: Jash Smith, Thomas Hoster, Matt Berger, Scott Michaud, Jackson St. Clair.

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

April 4, 2016

You might not have heard that The University of Akron’s paintball team is headed to the national championships this April. The team, which was founded in February of 2011 and now has 15 members, is ranked 15th out 46 teams nationally in the AA class. Its most recent finishes include getting third pl...

UA Alternative Spring Break

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Editor

March 30, 2016

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering in UA’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. The Flor...

Twin wins propel men's soccer team to No.7 in country

September 6, 2012

Written by: Zach West Sept. 4, 2012- The UA Men’s Soccer team started the 2012 regular season on a fast pace with a 2-0-1 start.  According to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll, put out on Aug. 28, the Zips moved from 10th to the seventh-ranked team in the country. The Zips h...

Are you ready for some Bowdenball?

September 5, 2012

Written by: DJ Johnson Dadgum. A word that now finds itself resonating in Akron, Ohio. It is a word that every Akron football fan first heard over eight months ago when Terry Bowden, and his southern roots, were announced as head coach. The word has played as the headliner for an important offseas...