The Buchtelite

Hawaiian Festival to end semester

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

May 2, 2016

Some University of Akron students decided to end their semester with tiki torches, hula skirts, and a giant beach ball. These students attended the Zips Programming Network’s (ZPN) Hawaiian Festival in the Student Union on April 29. The event, ZPN’s last of the semester, featured Hawaiian-themed...

Students win big at Bingo Night

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

February 1, 2016

  UA students had a fun opportunity to get out of their dorms to win free stuff on Jan. 21. Bingo Night was held by the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), which is an event they hold annually. With more than 380 participants, NRHH stated that this was one of the best bingo nights they ...

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by his tweet.

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to, Hoodie Allen puts a little more pop music into his rap.  Allen began working with a producer in 2009 that he met at a college...