The Buchtelite

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 19, 2016

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field This past weekend saw both The University of Akron men’s and women’s track and field teams sweep their competition in the Northeast Ohio Quad held at the Lee R. Jackson Track and Field Complex.   The Akron men’s team defeated Youngstown State (1...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 11, 2016

Men’s Golf The University of Akron men’s golf team used a strong effort on Sunday to gain four places in the overall standings at The Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate. The Zips finished the 54-hole tournament in eighth place with a final team score of 885 (+33).   Wake Forest...

Black Male Summit empowers young men

By Dylan Reynolds

April 11, 2016

Empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement. Those were four goals of the ninth annual Black Male Summit, which was held this past weekend at the John S. Knight Convention Center and the Student Union. Over the course of two days – Friday and Saturday – participants attended a series...

Men in heels walk a mile

Men in heels walk a mile

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

April 27, 2015

Men strapped on stilettos and walked for a mile alongside women to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault. Last Friday, April 24, the Rape Crisis Center hosted the 10th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” in Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Men literally “walked a mile in her shoes,” or...

Zips baseball vs. NIU

April 2, 2013

Sartaj Auija This past weekend was filled with Easter cheer. However, Akron Baseball found it rough when they were swept by Mid-Amercian Conference division rivals Northern Illinois. With the three losses, Akron falls to 4-20 overall for the season, and falls in the division to 2-4. Northern Illinoi...

The comeback kids

The comeback kids

January 29, 2013

DJ Johnson On Saturday night, 5,403 fans filled the James A. Rhodes Arena. Most of them sat silently as they watched the Akron Zips trailing 32-12 with 8:30 remaining in the first half. However, by the end of the game, that same crowd was standing in an uproar of cheers. The celebration was the result of two different comebacks pieced together by the Zips (15-4, 6...