The Buchtelite

Zips pitch their way to sweep of Purple Eagles

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 21, 2016

Erin Seiler and Paige McMenemy’s strong pitching performances allowed UA’s women’s softball team to take a pair of non-conference games from the Niagara Purple Eagles Tuesday afternoon.   The Zips took game one by a 2-0 count, while the offense blasted 17 hits to win the nightcap 8-0...

Low-cost legal services for students

By Nicholas Golina

February 24, 2016

Students in UA's Undergraduate Student Government are currently working to give students access to affordable legal counsel through a non-profit organization called Student Legal Services. USG requires its members to partake in projects to better the University and provide students with convenient...

Speech team wins first state title

Speech team wins first state title

By Natalie Orr, News Editor

February 22, 2016

Last weekend The University of Akron’s speech and debate team won its first state title since its rebirth in 2001 at the Ohio Forensics Association (OFA) state tournament in Columbus. Led by head coach Mark Rittenour and graduate assistant Amanda Layman, the team competed on both Friday and Saturday...

Class conundrums

Class conundrums

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

Imagine being in college, but a class cancellation threatens to keep you in school longer than expected.   This is the situation that Dani Jackson, a sophomore majoring in French, found herself in when in mid-December her upper-level special topic French course was cancelled. Being far enough away from ...

Caught ‘green-handed’

By Ian Vanek, News Writer

April 27, 2015

  The Collegiate Clothing Drive will be taking place across UA until May 11, collecting gently used clothes and other textiles. The Collegiate Clothing Drive donates the clothing and other textiles to the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army then will sell these gently used clothes and other...

Students honor Earth Day

Students honor Earth Day

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2015

In honor of Earth Day, a tree was planted outside of the Union by the Honors Complex and Orr Hall Government from Residence Hall Council and Brian and Company from Tallmadge Landscaping Company. Travis Pero, president of Honors Complex and Orr Hall Government from RHC said, “Were hoping to do this...

Cari Miller—love Akron, love the environment

October 3, 2011

By: Qiu Jiang Cari Miller juggles the roles of being a mother of three children, a writer, an environmentalist and an artist all at once, and is now working in her studio in Summit Artspace. The first thing that many people see upon arriving at her studio is an array of suns, formed into divers...

Envision the Ohio of innovation

August 10, 2011

By Matthew Balsinger Anyone who has ever taken a trip through Ohio can discover one thing: Ohio is quite a depressing place.  Each of our major cities is plagued with unemployment, scarred with abandoned buildings and several have also made the Forbes list of most miserable cities. This may lead many t...