The Buchtelite

Spoiled second attempt to raise tuition

By Buchtelite Editorial Board March 5, 2016

The University of Akron will be refunding students up to $4.1 million for an improperly increased facilities fee included in UA’s 2015 - 2016 budget. This marks the second time state officials have...

Low-cost legal services for students

By Nicholas Golina February 24, 2016

Students in UA's Undergraduate Student Government are currently working to give students access to affordable legal counsel through a non-profit organization called Student Legal Services. USG requires...

Donald McIntyre

Remembering Donald McIntyre

By Megan Hanft, Writer February 22, 2016

On Feb. 14, Donald McIntyre of the Department of Polymer Science passed away at the age of 87. He attributed 30 years of service to The University of Akron in his field. McIntyre grew up in Detroit...

UA speech team poses for a photo after recieving awards last weekend at Capital University in Columbus.

Speech team wins first state title

By Natalie Orr, News Editor February 22, 2016

Last weekend The University of Akron’s speech and debate team won its first state title since its rebirth in 2001 at the Ohio Forensics Association (OFA) state tournament in Columbus. Led by head...

Students, faculty, and administrators waiting for the board meetings public session to begin.

Could Trustees’ meetings be more timely?

How other Ohio university boards run their meetings
By Logan Lane, Copy Editor February 10, 2016

Yesterday at The University of Akron’s Board of Trustees meeting, the public had to leave the room when the Board opted to resume its private executive session. The Board had already met in executive...

Swider comes to campus to promote her new book

By Sara Syed, writer February 1, 2016

Within 24 hours of her book’s release, Sarah Swider, an alumna and assistant professor of Wayne State University, came to UA on Jan. 29 to discuss the conditions that millions of informal workers and...

At his State of the University address, President Scott Scarborough read from retired UA professor George Kneppers book, Summits Glory, to illustrate how UAs financial troubles are nothing new.

Whose ‘State of the University’ is correct?

By Grant Morgan and Kristina Aiad-Toss October 21, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough was not the only one to give his thoughts on the state of the university on Tuesday. Faculty did, too. One hour before the president’s first “State of the University”...

The Speech and Debate Team members pose at Bricco restaurant in downtown Akron after the OFA State Championship.

Speech and Debate Team places second at state championship

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor February 25, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (forensics) Team took second place at the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 21 and 22.  The tournament was held in Kolbe Hall, beginning Saturday and ending...

University receives nearly $1 million from state

January 29, 2013

Forrest Dukes The University of Akron recently received nearly $1 million for a campus-wide plan to help the students before and after graduating. “The commitment we are making to significantly expand...

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