The Buchtelite

Being the change: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicholas Smith, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Sexual assault is not only a prevalent problem in the United States military, but it also is a plague across college campuses everywhere.  This year at The University of Akron, the ROTC program decided to step up its commitment to conquering this endless epidemic by attending two events hosted by the Univer...

Corps of Cadets begins first semester on campus

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

September 21, 2015

A program both lauded and censured when revealed by President Scott Scarborough on July 2, 2015, the UA Corps of Cadets recently began its first semester as an organization on campus. Criticizers wondered why UA needed such a program when it already had an established Army ROTC program. And the $100,000 sa...

ROTC members visit Gettysburg

April 2, 2012

Written by: Jackie Lallo Seniors in The University of Akron’s Army ROTC took their yearly weekend getaway to Gettysburg, Pa., this past weekend. As it is every year, the trip was a requirement for these senior cadets to graduate and commission as second lieutenants in May. The trip is one of the la...

ROTC has strong start this semester

October 31, 2011

By: Jacqualyn Lallo The Reserve Officer Training Corps' on-campus program trains future military leaders. Throughout the semester, the cadets of the 42nd Ohio Volunteer Battalion have several training exercises they must complete every other Friday. One of these exercises, the Combat Water Survival Test, ...