The Buchtelite

Inside the ice

Inside the ice

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

January 27, 2016

“The happiest part is when the time is up because while the time is running and everything is going wrong, it scares you to death,” senior Alyson Smith said while carving ice at UA’s Ice Fest competition, where she ended up winning third place and $100 worth of carving tools. This was her first...

Ice Fest 2016

Ice Fest 2016

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

January 27, 2016

As signs of winter have begun appearing on campus, the annual Ice Fest returned to the University of Akron. Students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Buchtel Commons on Tuesday to watch as competitors sculpted, sawed, and blowtorched their frozen creations. Sponsored by the Culinary Arts Club and the...

Main campus closes as weather worsens

Main campus closes as weather worsens

By William Singer, News Editor

February 2, 2015

UA’s main campus closed Monday morning as it became apparent that worsening conditions would make campus and its surrounding areas unsafe. There was some confusion however, after UA decided to close its Lakewood and Medina campuses for the entire day Sunday evening. “I think they should have...