The Buchtelite

2,997 lives, 2,997 flags: remembering 9/11

The flags were put into the ground in Coleman Common last week.

By Keli Geers and Kate Uhelsky

September 15, 2016

In remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, employees of the UA Center for Service and Leadership placed miniature American flags in the grass of Coleman Common last week. Each of the 2,997 American flags memorialized the life of someone who died the day when 19 members of al-Qaeda seized four...

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

UA senior Eric Leak gives a speech in front of the Student Union.

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns over similar — but not as severe — conditions at The University of Akron. “Fuck racism,...