The Buchtelite

Speech team travels to Eastern Michigan, brings home awards

By Abby Zerull, Writer

February 8, 2016

Last weekend, The University of Akron Speech and Debate team took on Eastern Michigan University’s two-day forensics tournament in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The hard work of both the students and coaching staff paid off, as most members returned with awards in hand. Forensics events are public ...

Ballroom dance team weekend results

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 14, 2015

The UA Ballroom Dance Competition Team returned from a tournament last weekend yielding impressive results. The team competed in the University of Michigan Ballroom Competition on Saturday, April 11. Each event in this tournament was called a "heat," which comprised three rounds, quarterfinals,...

Sympson's sports view

November 20, 2012

Written by: Matt Sympson The University of Akron men’s soccer team defeated Michigan on Sunday 2-1 to advance to the NCAA Round of 16, the basketball team got on a two-game winning streak over the weekend, and the Browns and Steelers get set to face off as they renew their rivalry. Men’s soccer Congratulations ...

On to the Round of 16

November 20, 2012

Written by: Zack West The University of Akron men’s soccer team advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA tournament for the fifth straight year on Sunday when they took down Michigan 2-1. With most of the campus and the scoreboard without power, the lights at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field stay...

Bring on Niagara

November 15, 2012

Written by: Zach West The University of Akron men’s soccer team will have their eyes set on the first round of the NCAA tournament tonight when Michigan takes on Niagara. “We’re excited to start the most important part of the season,” head coach Caleb Porter said of the NCAA tournament. By ...

Zips hope to chip away central Michigan

October 25, 2012

Written by: D.J. Johnson Zips in search of another victory. It’s all about getting that second win. Since 2009, Zips fans have been patiently waiting for a two-win season: something that could be fulfilled on Saturday afternoon, when the Zips travel to Central Michigan. “Eventually, you want to see ...

Men's soccer team ready to take it to the MAC

September 20, 2012

Written by: Zach West The UA men's soccer team has gathered tremendous momentum going into their first conference match this weekend. The Zips recorded two shutouts in The University of Akron Tournament after recording their first loss of the season to No. 4 Notre Dame. With two starters out, Ao...