The Buchtelite

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

April 13, 2015

UA’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life presented the 83rd annual Songfest. This year, Songfest raised a record breaking $8,059.75 for the children of Camp Quality and their families. It was an afternoon of Greek pride and unity at E.J. Thomas on Sunday, April 12. Songfest is a fundraiser in which...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion, South Carolina; and Manteo, North Carol...

UA Students named man and woman of the year

March 22, 2012

Written by: Amy Nelson The Greek community at The University of Akron has been working for the past year to achieve high standards, increase community service hours and donation dollars and improve leadership skills. Sororities and fraternities were acknowledged for their achievements at the 36th annu...

Greek festival makes annual visit

September 19, 2011

By: Lindsay Powely Akron's annual Greek festival took place over the weekend, attracting the usual large crowds. The festival, raises money for its host, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Akron. Visitors had the opportunity to listen to live music by The Fabulous Grecian Keys and Dimitri, wat...

Greek Myth

August 10, 2011

By Russ Friend Sitting in the back of a lecture hall gives me a great view of other students. Down in front of me a few rows sit some fraternity fellows. These poor schmucks are sure geek for the Greek. I never knew so many pieces of clothing could be emblazoned with Greek letters that most of tho...