The Buchtelite

The race to break down barriers of education

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2016

A brand new 5k race, organized by DreamAKRON, is raising money in order to establish scholarships for high school students on May 7. The race is a community event that involves people from the Akron community and beyond to raise awareness of the high school students involved in the DreamAKRON progr...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Volunteer organizations tabling at the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 11

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 11, 2015

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities ranged from food donation centers to building houses for the less fortunate to engaging...

Organization gunning to permit concealed weapons on campus

February 5, 2013

Heather Beyer After 16 reported mass shootings in 2012 that resulted in over 88 casualties, the questions of enhancing security measures and reforming gun control are becoming hot-button topics. Many firearm advocates believe that campus would be safer if students were permitted to carry concealed ...

Akron celebrates NA'AMAT

September 27, 2011

By: Heather Beyer The anniversary of NA'AMAT, the largest Jewish women’s organization in the world, was celebrated with a brunch Sept. 18th at the Akron Women's City Club. The anniversary marked the 85th year of partnership between NA'AMAT USA and NA’AMAT, its sister organization in Israel. NA’...