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The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

The Editorially Independent Voice of The University of Akron

The Buchtelite

After finishing the Luminaria Ceremony lap at the 2018 Relay For Life, participants add glow sticks to the We Relay for... bowl.

Akron Against Cancer to Host Annual Relay For Life

By Abigail Schreiner, Guest Writer April 22, 2019

As a crowd holding glow sticks sits and listens to an Akron Against Cancer representative speak on stage, relationships between immediate family, extended family and friends are read.   Each time...

Running for a chance to win the battle

By Kaitlin Erdman, Writer April 8, 2015

Whether directly or indirectly, cancer affects the lives of everyone. From Saturday, April 11 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, April 12 at 3 a.m., UA is hosting Relay for Life to celebrate those who have won their...

Relay For Life 2012 results

April 24, 2012

Written by: Molly Gase Friday evening, students gathered in The University of Akron’s Field House for the 2012 Relay For Life all night event. According to Event Co-Chair Andrea Mazzocco, approximately...

Why support Relay?

April 17, 2012

Written by: Miranda Burbridge So you have some spare change or a large sum of money and you want to do some good.  What can you do? You could walk into the Student Union during lunchtime and throw it...

In support of Relay

April 16, 2012

Written by: Matthew Balsinger I know many students on campus have heard of Relay For life, but many have never attended the event before. If those students were anything like me, they’ve never looked...

Zombies invade Akron!

October 27, 2011
This is not a prediction of the apocalypse, but instead a Relay For Life fundraising event. The event, called “Undead For Life – An Oxymoron for a Cure” is a twist on the traditional walk for a cure fundraiser. Hosted by Akron CARES, the walk stemmed from member Miranda Burbridge. Burbridge is the co-chair for The University of Akron’s Relay For Life.

The State of Relay

August 10, 2011
In 2010, cancer became the leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, 1,500 people per day died from cancer. It is a devastating disease, affecting every race, ethnicity, gender, age and class.
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