The Buchtelite

Acapella in the spring

Acapella in the spring

By Preston Davis, Writer

April 25, 2016

The all-female acapella group called Kanga Blue attracted nearly 300 people to its annual free spring concert at Leigh Hall auditorium on Friday evening. The group took the stage at 7 p.m and, over the course of two hours, performed 13 songs. Kanga Blue holds concert during both the fall and spring...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

April 13, 2016

Twelve University of Akron sororities and fraternities sang and danced to raise money for children with cancer by competing at the 83rd annual Songfest competition last Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall. Hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and a committee of chapter representatives,...

First Open Mic Night at Union

First Open Mic Night at Union

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 7, 2016

Students were given the chance to perform songs, skits, dances, poetry, and stand-up comedy for Open Mic Night in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge last Wednesday, March 2. This event was hosted by Z-TV, a multiple Emmy Award winning producer of broadcast television programming at UA. This is...

Diversity event not a drag

Diversity event not a drag

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2015

With over 90 students in attendance, The University of Akron held a drag show on Tuesday, March 10 in the Student Union Theatre from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show was a way to engage and for UA to promote diversity on campus. Each of the drag queens put a unique spin on their individual acts. The goal...

UA a cappella groups are pitch perfect

UA a cappella groups are pitch perfect

January 24, 2013

Bianca Tan The audience at Nuance’s Holiday Concert in December could do nothing but laugh when the group’s members ran onstage dressed as their favorite cartoon characters from their childhood. While Spongebob and a Mutant Ninja Turtle were beat boxing, various cartoon characters such as Steve fr...