The Buchtelite

World Famous Psychologist Visits UA

Dr. Zimbado addresses 1100 audience members at Quaker Station Monday night.

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Writer

October 7, 2015

Those who have taken a psychology course have probably heard the name Philip Zimbardo at one time or another. On Monday, Oct. 5, he came to The University of Akron. Zimbardo is most famously known for his ethically-controversial social experiment conducted in 1971, known as the Stanford Prison Expe...

Schwab, Goldman Sachs leaders talk economics

Business professionals, staff members, and students gathered at Quaker Station for the 2015 Economic Summit.

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

October 7, 2015

Tuesday morning, the Department of Finance in UA’s College of Business Administration welcomed business professionals, staff members, and students to attend the 2015 Economic Summit at Quaker Station. This year’s summit theme was “The Economy 2016: 'The Election and its Monetary Impact.’” ...

Muslim speaker visits UA

Yusuf Estes spoke to an audience of over 800 people at Quaker Square.

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 16, 2015

The University of Akron’s Muslim Students Association presented a lecture by renowned preacher, Yusuf Estes. This event was held on Thursday, March 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Almost 800 people from the surrounding Akron area filled the Quaker Station to see Estes’ lecture. Estes centered his presentation...