The Buchtelite

Family Night works out at the Rec

Family Night works out at the Rec

By George Dunlap, Writer

March 7, 2016

The University of Akron’s Taking Care Week finished off with a Family Night event last Friday in the Student Recreation and Wellness (Rec) Center. Zips Programming Network (ZPN) hosted the event in the Rec Center, allowing Zips and their families access to the rock wall, the swimming pool, and the...

Laser tag in Union draws 200

Laser tag in Union draws 200

By Eric Trimble, Writer

February 29, 2016

Pizza, snow cones, laser tag, and more than 200 students filled the Student Union Ballrooms last Friday, going head-to-head in laser tag in hopes of posting the highest score and winning some prizes. Hosted by the Zips Programming Network, a 50 foot by 70 foot inflatable laser tag arena was set up...

UA’s Next Top Pizza

UA’s Next Top Pizza

By Preston Davis, Writer

February 22, 2016

Over 90 students voted to decide The University of Akron’s Next Top Pizza at a fundraiser event on Feb. 18. The $1,000 raised will be donated to the Akron Canton Food Bank. UA’s Interfraternity Council hosted the event for the third year in the Student Union with pizza — lots of pizza. For 10...

The Welcome Back Bash

The Welcome Back Bash

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

January 25, 2016

It may be hard getting back into the swing of a new semester after a long break. To make the first week transition more enjoyable, ZPN hosted a Welcome Back Bash for students on Jan. 21. Upon entering the Student Union Ballroom, students were given a raffle ticket for a chance to win gift cards from...

Remembering Zakareia Husein

Remembering Zakareia Husein

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2015

A University of Akron student was shot to death around 11 p.m. on Monday when a robber gunned him down at a pizza parlor in Akron. Zakareia Husein, 21, was working at his family-owned New York Style Pizza on Glenwood Avenue. Surveillance cameras show Husein handing money to the masked robber, but the robber...

Akron meets Italy

September 27, 2012

Written by: Lois Elswick Luigi’s has been serving home-cooked Italian cuisine since 1949, making it one of the longest-running Italian restaurants in Akron. Such a legacy doesn't come easily to most restaurants, but Luigi’s has kept their recipes the same since day one, and their staff is so loya...