The Buchtelite

Rescue operations training

Heavy rescue truck parked on student walkway between JAR parking lot and Kolbe Hall.

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

February 18, 2015

Students might have seen a dozen firetrucks and EMS vehicles between James A. Rhodes Arena and Kolbe Hall on Feb. 11 and 12. These drills were run by the Summit County Technical Rescue Operations whose abilities go beyond just firefighting and EMS.   The drills took place inside of a small tunn...

Major renovations made to the JAR

September 1, 2011

By: DJ Johnson James A. Rhodes Arena, home of the Akron Zips since 1983, went through a $650,000 renovation this summer. The facility, which houses the volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball teams, received renovations to player lounges and a state-of-the-art weight room. The space will be us...