The Buchtelite

Students participated in a preliminary round for the Hult Prize Competition on Nov. 23.

Students begin Hult Competition for $1 million

By Dylan Reynolds, Writer November 30, 2015

Last Monday, Nov. 23, around 30 students assembled in the Honors College Common Room for an opportunity to earn one million dollars. These students participated in the preliminary stages of the Hult...

John Buchtel's statue looms in front of Buchtel Hall, where Larry Burns' office is located.

Burns on branding, donors, education

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor November 2, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 30, UA Vice President of Advancement Lawrence “Larry” Burns was interviewed about the naming of the Honors College. After discussing details, Burns gave further comments on the University...

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor October 28, 2015

As traditional avenues for political engagement diminish, new means are required to get younger generations to participate in local civics. Around 50 University of Akron students gathered on Oct. 27...

A student walking into the Honors College.

Naming the Honors College

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor 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...

‘UA to Z’ radio show welcomes Akron leaders

By Emily Maher, Writer September 8, 2015

UA to Z, a radio show self-described as “all about Akron, our community, our university,” brings in commentators each week from all walks of Akron, highlighting events going on at The University of...

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