The Buchtelite

Third floor of Kolbe Hall: Hidden Gem of (U)Akron 10-11-16

The third floor of Kolbe Hall needs to be your new study spot.

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

October 10, 2016

With midterms and exams in full swing, students can be found cramming in every campus building. I’m sharing one of my favorite spots with you. For the past few semesters, all of my classes have been in two buildings, one of them being Kolbe Hall. I’ve spent hours on the third floor of this hall....

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...