The Buchtelite

Lab accident sends student to hospital

By Brooke Griffin, Writer

September 21, 2015

An explosion sent one student to Akron General Medical Center last Tuesday evening. The explosion occurred in the lab of Judit E. Puskas, located in the Akron Engineering Research Center. During the accident, a flask containing distilled alloocimene, a hydrocarbon, exploded in the graduate student’s...

Infected Dallas nurse visits Akron, Ebola panic follows

Infected Dallas nurse visits Akron, Ebola panic follows

By William Singer, News Editor

October 16, 2014

A Texas nurse who traveled through Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport and spent time in the Akron area tested positive for the Ebola virus Tuesday night. According to a press release from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Amber Joy Vinson traveled to Dallas/Fort Worth on Oct. 13, the day before...