The Buchtelite

Panthers rain on Zips’ home opener

Panthers rain on Zips’ home opener

By Parker Smith, pds31@zips.uakron.edu

September 14, 2015

The University of Akron Men’s Football team lost their home opener against the Pitt Panthers, 24-7, in front of rain-soaked 23.425 fans Saturday evening. Pitt was able to avenge last September’s loss to the Zips at Heinz Field, as Qadree Ollison ran for 81 yards and a touchdown. One could have...

Women Trailblazers to be honored at InfoCision Stadium

Women Trailblazers to be honored at InfoCision Stadium

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

September 24, 2014

The annual Women Trailblazers award ceremony, an event recognizing females who act as leaders in their area of studies, will be held in the InfoCision Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 25. The event will open with a word from the UA’s president, Scott L. Scarborough, where he will laud the women in the...

New Roo Weekend

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 2, 2014

When New Roo Weekend started, the majority of incoming freshmen probably had no idea how much The University of Akron had to offer. Events were held all over campus during the weekend of move in week to make their first steps into college easier. It started with group exercises that helped the in...

Akron welcomes back James with celebration

Akron welcomes back James with celebration

By Tyler Jordan, Writer

August 15, 2014

Seven words struck the hearts of Cleveland Cavaliers fans in 2010 during LeBron James’ televised The Decision on ESPN: “I’m taking my talents to South Beach,” James said. James has returned. James has signed a 2-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James’ second coming...

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2014

The 1870 Victorian-era home, known as the Stitzlein Alumni Center, no longer stands at the corner of Fir Hill and East Buchtel Avenue. Demolition for the building began July 11. The university took preparations for the leveling of the building prior to the demolition starting in the 2014 spring semester. The...

Man commits suicide at Infocision Stadium

November 7, 2011

By: Lindsey Hudson Many students on campus complain about the campus mail, the crime alerts and other notifications that are sent automatically to our emails. How are we supposed to feel, then, when a crime takes place on campus and we aren’t alerted? Why, now, does the University choose to keep q...

Body found in Infocision Stadium Saturday morning

October 25, 2011

By: Molly Gase A discovery was made Saturday morning when a dead body was found in Infocision Stadium before that day's scheduled football game. The body was found at approximately 10 a.m. University spokesperson Laura Massie said that The University of Akron Police had told her the “body was a ma...