The Buchtelite

Songfest’s “A Red Carpet Affair” to Commence Sunday

The ladies of Alpha Gamma Delta perform

By José Suárez, Reporter

April 12, 2019

Since 1933, the fraternity and sorority community at The University of Akron has played a role in putting on annual performances with a certain theme while also raising money for charitable causes.   According to UA events, this year’s Songfest will follow the theme, “A Red Carpet Affair,”...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Ashley Trunik, a nursing major, raps

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,...

Greek life rocks out to Billboard hits

April 18, 2012

Written by: Tricia Cooke & Ashley Rastetter This year marked the 79th annual Songfest for the Greek community. This year’s Songfest theme was Billboard Hits by the Zips. The goal behind this event is to promote Greek unity and philanthropic excellence. This year, the Songfest philanthropy was once again Camp Qual...