The Buchtelite

Alyson Smith carves an award-winning- sculpture entitled

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,...

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to watch the competitors create frozen masterpieces during this year's Ice Fest.

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...

The usually busy Student Union was barren on Monday afternoon.

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...

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