The Buchtelite

Students plan historical exhibition

By Dylan Reynolds

April 4, 2016


Filed under Archive

Students in The University of Akron’s new Museums and Archives certification program is planning to exhibit a collection of artifacts related to old buildings that the University has purchased and refurbished. Some of these buildings include the Polsky building, Quaker Square, The Cummings Center, an...

Z-Fit kicks off new program

Z-Fit kicks off new program

By John Rachal, Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

The most common New Year’s resolution is the classic “let’s get in shape for spring break” goal which, understandably, is thrown to the wayside as people get back into the swing of their usual school, work, and life schedules. With so much on one’s plate, it’s hard to even think about...

Inaugural media studies program

By Israa Eddeb and Julie Yockey

April 29, 2015


Filed under News

Rather than sitting in one of the buildings on campus and listening to a professor lecture, a group of students participated in a different type of instruction in mid-April. Their instructors were editors from National Public Radio, the Washington Post, and the exhibits at the Newseum, an interactive...

School of Law small business program honored

School of Law small business program honored

By Spencer DeVeau, News Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Gary Spring will receive the inaugural 2015 Legal Services Champion Award from the Cleveland District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Spring is the director of The University of Akron School of Law’s Clinic for Small Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED). “We are very...

General education prices slashed

By Grant Morgan and Courtney Powell

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

A cheaper general education program, a free college program for junior high and high school students, new Learning Communities, changes to the USG constitution—such topics were discussed at yesterday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Ohio Governor John Kasich has been pushing universities to maker...

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

The University of Akron Police Department launched a new public safety system that rewards those who report crimes. “See it. Report it. Get rewarded!” gives those who see illegal activity a chance to earn rewards for anonymously reporting information. All tips go directly to UA Police Department...