The Buchtelite

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...

Freshmen recount first semester of college

By Natalie Orr, News Editor

January 25, 2016

Think back to when you first started out in college. What are some of the things you remember? Dorms? Rob’s Dining Hall? New Roo Weekend? With their first semester out of the way and their second just begun, a few freshmen students were interviewed last week about their college experience so far. K...

PBS host speaks on innovation

PBS host speaks on innovation

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

January 29, 2015

Named by Prospect magazine as one of the “top ten brains of the digital future,” author Steven Johnson spoke for an Akron Roundtable luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. in Quaker Station. Johnson is the host of the six-part PBS series “How We Got to Now,” which explores the history of...