The Buchtelite

UA Alternative Spring Break

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Campus News

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering in UA’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. The Flor...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and administration resolved their disagreements over contract negotiations, and two new members were appointed to th...

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Last week on the first day of spring classes, Jan. 19, a few new and what are likely to be popular dining venues opened on campus. What was Ohio Burger in the Student Union is now a Chick-fil-A and a Panda Express, while in the Polsky Building, Summit Bistro and the Candy Bar are now a Chick-fil-A...

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to Billboard.com, Hoodie Allen puts a little more pop music into his rap.  Allen began working with a producer in 2009 that he met at a college...

Health Services warns of flu

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

April 9, 2015


Filed under News

Student Health Services has registered an increase in reports of flu cases this semester and has posted a list of advisements for students looking to protect themselves. The Center for Disease Control has also noticed an increase in cases on a national level. While flu related deaths have not significantly...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion, South Carolina; and Manteo, North Carol...

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each semester. Wednesday’s fair was for students of all majors, except students pursuing science and engineering degrees—their career fair took...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities ranged from food donation centers to building houses for the less fortunate to engaging...

School of Communication offers intensive media program

School of Communication offers intensive media program

By Mary C. Barrett, Writer

September 24, 2014


Filed under News

This past week, The University of Akron’s School of Communication held two open houses for a brand new program funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Grant. The Converged Media Immersion Program (CMIP) will be offered this spring and will allow students to learn and develop a wide range...

Doing your spring cleaning

By Johnathan Quinones

April 11, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Johnathan Quinones Although we are in the second month of spring, we have only experienced a glimpse of the type of weather this season can offer. The early months of the spring season remind me of helping my mother spring clean on Sunday mornings. Every year when the weather breaks, I reminisce of h...

The flowers of spring fashion bloom

The flowers of spring fashion bloom

By Rachel Brown

April 4, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Rachel Brown During these final winter months, it is easy to feel dazed and tired, not just with our classes, but our winter wardrobes. While it is quick and simple to put on the yoga/sweat pants followed by a warm heavy jacket every day, it does in fact get quite repetitive and boring. However, spring ...

Austin: not weird, smarter

Austin: not weird, smarter

By Abigail Chaff

April 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Abigail Chaff What exactly does everyone want out of Austin, Texas? Austin seems to be the new place to be. I feel geographical locations go through cycles just like everything else. Right now Austin is on trend, right up there with Tom’s Shoes and tattoos. A few years ago everyone wanted to be in Colorado. With legalized ...

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

March 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Beau Brown The winds around campus have been picking up as the students let out sighs of relief in honor of the upcoming Spring Break next week. Ah, Spring Break: A long-held tradition of universities across the nation, involving the mass emigration of students towards beacons of warm weather and stre...

Spring semester: UA students get a fresh start

January 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Kara Hemphill I hate to remind everyone, but 2013 has been upon us for several weeks, and that means new classes, breaking the habit of dating things “2012”, and resolutions hanging over your head. First of all, if you have not yet turned in a check, form, or assignment with “January 2012” written ...