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The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

The 2019 Red Dress Gala raised over $9,000 for the Alpha Phi Foundation.

Alpha Phi Hosting Annual Red Dress Gala for Women’s Heart Health

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor February 18, 2020

The Eta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi at The University of Akron will be hosting its annual Red Dress Gala on Feb. 29 to benefit the Alpha Phi Foundation in support of women’s heart health and cardiac care. Alpha...

Phi Gamma Delta parties with puppies

By Julian Curet, [email protected] October 12, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 28, 261 Spicer Street will be an animal house. Here, just behind the Student Wellness and Recreation Center, is where the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta will celebrate “The Puppy Party”...

University of Akron welcomes new sorority

University of Akron welcomes new sorority

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor October 3, 2016

With the fall recruitment coming to an end for Greek life chapters, the newest sorority on campus, Delta Zeta, is only beginning the search for potential members. Founded in 1902, the sorority’s...

Cram with Greek life

Cram with Greek life

By Rebecca Schaming, Writer May 4, 2016

Concerned about the library being packed for finals week? Join The University of Akron’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council for Cram Jam, which is a 45-minute study session with 15-minute breaks...

Insiders perspective: Greek life

Insider’s perspective: Greek life

By Corinne Bittner January 31, 2015

Greek life has a different connotation to everyone. To some, it may be the parties so often emphasized in movies, to others, an outlet for volunteering, and to the rest, a family. College years are full...

Graphic by Ted Boyer

Connected to campus

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor November 18, 2014

No matter the time of the semester, whether the beginning or nearing the end, it is never too late to be even more connected to campus than simply being a student. Whether it is attending recruitment for...

Greek Life is good and fun

April 25, 2012

Written by: Zackary Betscher Greek is good: Being a part of Greek Life in college makes one’s college experience far better than not participating in Greek life. As I began college, I did not find...

Greek Week benefits troops in the Middle-East

October 6, 2011
Every year the UA Greeks participate in an event called Greek Week which not only creates a unity among the diverse chapters but helps raise money for a good cause. This year the money raised by the event went to the Adopt-a- Platoon efforts where the Greek community committed to adopting a platoon in Iraq or Afghanistan. The adopted platoon will receive care packages every month for a year from the items and money raised by the participating National Pan-Hellenic Council, Pan-Hellenic Council, and the Inter-fraternal Council chapters.
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