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Helping students stay in touch with their families

By Celeste Houmard, clh170@zips.uakron.edu

September 19, 2016

The University of Akron held a family weekend on Saturday and Sunday to help students stay close to their families. Family weekend was a great opportunity for any family member to visit the University and spend time with their loved ones —  and get to know the school’s campus. A UA grand...

Grad students unsatisfied with leadership

Grad students unsatisfied with leadership

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

May 4, 2016

University of Akron graduate students are not confident in President Scott Scarborough’s leadership, new survey results say. The Graduate Student Government (GSG) sent out the survey to 4,019 graduate students on Feb. 23 and garnered a 21 percent response rate (834 students). The survey’s...

Akron students to take first ride on record-breaking coaster at Cedar Point

Akron students to take first ride on record-breaking coaster at Cedar Point

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Online Editor

May 2, 2016

A lucky group of students from The University of Akron will get to experience the very first ride on Cedar Point’s new record-breaking roller coaster thanks to the LeBron James Family Foundation. On Thursday, May 5, the I PROMISE mentors and mentees will buckle up at a private event and speed off at...

Students use crowdfunding to pay for research

By Dylan Reynolds

May 2, 2016

Two innovative University of Akron graduate students recently decided to skip the typical methods of research funding, opting instead for a more modern approach: crowdfunding. The students, Angela M. Alicea-Serrano and Bor-Kai “Bill” Hsiung, took advantage of crowdfunding to pay for the fees ...

$2 million to attract new students

$2 million to attract new students

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

April 25, 2016

The University of Akron administration budgeted $3 million for marketing during the 2015-2016 school year. Approved by the Board of Trustees in June 2015, the annual budget of $480 million included a $1,075,000 allocation for marketing, unchanged from the 2014-2015 budget. This funding encompa...

Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 20, 2016

Enjoy spaghetti and support a good cause on Monday, April 25. The second annual Spaghetti Dinner, hosted by Zips for Haiti, is raising funds to bring Haitian students to The University of Akron. Money raised will benefit Haitian students in attending UA for a four-year term. The spaghetti dinner...

Students learn how to interact with employers

Students learn how to interact with employers

By Preston Davis, Writer

April 18, 2016

University of Akron students had the opportunity to gain helpful skills and engage with local businesses in a professional environment during Career Services’ Etiquette Dinner on April 13 in the Student Union Ballrooms. The etiquette dinner was a sold-out event with more than 190 students attending....

Marketing dinner features female speakers

Marketing dinner features female speakers

By Natalie Orr, News Editor

April 13, 2016

The National Sales and Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron-Canton chapter held their monthly dinner meeting at The Tangier in Akron on Tuesday, April 12. Three female members of NSME Norma Rist, Jane Vassas, and Jennifer Chernisky spoke about their experiences in entrepreneuring and business for the ...

Students attend largest marketing competition

Students attend largest marketing competition

By Kaitlin Erdman

April 11, 2016

This past weekend, The University of Akron’s Fisher Institute for Professional Selling sent four students to the largest sales competition in existence. The National Collegiate Sales competition (NCSC), held at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, is an 18-year-old competition for sales student...

Concerned students speak up

Concerned students speak up

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

April 6, 2016

At a unique event yesterday in Schrank Hall South, a group of about 20 students were given free rein to voice their concerns to select University representatives, including two members of the UA Board of Trustees. The event, called “Join the Conversation,” was put on by the Akron chapter of the Oh...

Students plan historical exhibition

By Dylan Reynolds

April 4, 2016

Students in The University of Akron’s new Museums and Archives certification program is planning to exhibit a collection of artifacts related to old buildings that the University has purchased and refurbished. Some of these buildings include the Polsky building, Quaker Square, The Cummings Center, an...

Choose your leadership

Choose your leadership

By Logan Lane and Grant Morgan

March 31, 2016

UA’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is now holding elections for next year’s president, vice president, and senate members. If you are an undergraduate, you should have received an email this morning explaining how to vote. There is also a link to the bio page of the candidates. Voting...

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

By Mylor Acquaah, Writer

March 16, 2016

Yesterday, University of Akron senior Tyeal Howell was honored with the Woman to Watch Award by the Women’s History Project (WHP) of Akron, which is a program of the Summit County Historical Society. Howell is 21 years old and studying mass media communications in TV and radio. She was nominated ...

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...

Off-Campus Housing Fair presents cheaper options

Off-Campus Housing Fair presents cheaper options

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 2, 2016

Students were given an opportunity to explore their living options with the Spring 2016 Off-Campus Housing Fair on Tuesday, March 1. Sponsored by Off-Campus Living, 12 off-campus properties, financial corporations, and on-campus options were presented in the Student Union. The housing fair allowed...

Career Fair employers advise students

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2016

For the past several weeks, students of all majors have been preparing for the various career fairs offered at The University of Akron this semester, from the Engineering, Science, and Technology Career Fair, All Campus Internship and Career Fair, Part-time/Seasonal Job Fairs, Education Major Fair to...

Faculty gather to reassure prospective students

Faculty gather to reassure prospective students

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2016

In an effort to show their support for a fair contract, and to send a positive message to prospective and current students, faculty members from the Akron American Association of University Professors (Akron-AAUP) handed out nearly 1,000 cards outside of the Student Union to those attending Senior Day o...

Happy holidays from The Buchtelite

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

December 9, 2015

Tomorrow marks the last day of fall classes. After the weekend, finals will try to claim our sanity. But once finals are over, the much-anticipated winter break begins. Before we know it, spring semester will be upon us, and the college cycle will continue. And we’ll be here. We promise to do ou...

Week of tribute and tips for graduating seniors

Week of tribute and tips for graduating seniors

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

December 7, 2015

With the fall semester coming to an end, soon-to-be graduating seniors have a chance to commemorate their school pride and take advantage of different workshops with UA’s Senior Week from Saturday, Dec. 5 until Friday, Dec. 11. “UA Fall 2015 graduates should take part in Senior Week to not only...

Campuses confront race issues

Campuses confront race issues

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 23, 2015

Last week, The Buchtelite published a story about UA Black Students United’s rally in support of the protesters’ cause at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), held on Nov. 16 outside of the Student Union entrance doors near Starbucks. The rally story appeared on the top of the front page of The...

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns over similar — but not as severe — conditions at The University of Akron. “Fuck racism,...

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

November 16, 2015

At the third meeting in the Undergraduate Student Government’s Town Hall series, students picked up the microphone to hurl questions — directly, this time — at UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns and new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams. “It makes it hard for [administrato...

Students as ‘customers’

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

November 11, 2015

  UA President Scott Scarborough recently appeared on the cover of the November issue of the Akron/Canton SmartBusiness magazine. A business magazine? Figures. But “smart” business? That’s questionable. Regardless, UA administrators have been far too fond of likening the Univ...

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

By Natalie Orr, News Writer

November 5, 2015

In most fields, taking risks is usually said to have a negative connotation, but in the eyes of Sandra Pianalto, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, it is the stepping stone to achieving greatness. Pianalto came to the university last Friday, Oct. 30, to speak to students at t...

Opportunity knocks at housing fair

Opportunity knocks at housing fair

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 4, 2015

Finding the right place to live can be a challenge. There are many different factors to consider before signing a lease. The University of Akron’s off-campus student services wanted to help ease the confusion by holding an off-campus housing fair in the Student Union on Nov. 4. There were a varie...

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

October 14, 2015

Sporting enlarged pictures and videos of aborted fetuses, along with posters and banners denouncing Planned Parenthood, pro-life advocacy group “Created Equal” caused discord outside of Bierce Library yesterday. “We’ve had people destroy or try to destroy our signs; we’ve had people try...

Putting your best foot forward

Putting your best foot forward

By Sofia Syed and Zaina Salem

October 7, 2015

Yesterday was the one day on campus when hearing the ubiquitous click and clack of dress shoes is not uncommon. The UA Internship and Career Fair was held in the Union Ballroom for students and alumni and provided the chance to showcase themselves to potential employers. The Internship Fair ran ear...

Late night swing dancing in Union

Late night swing dancing in Union

By Baylee Diedrich, writer

September 29, 2015

On Sept. 25, ZPN Late Night hosted the Ballroom Dance Club to teach students how to swing dance. At 10 p.m., a large number of students gathered in the Student Union, eager to learn. To start, the Ballroom Dance Club broke down the basics of swing dancing. After giving students a chance to lear...

UA students, alumni head east to see Pope Francis

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

September 28, 2015

A group of more than 100 University of Akron students and alumni witnessed Pope Francis this past weekend on his first official visit to the United States in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The individuals that took part in the trip are part of the Akron Newman Catholic group. After months of fundraising...

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

By Donald Jeffries, Writer

September 21, 2015

Artist Amos Paul Kennedy visited Folk Hall on September 15 to give a lecture and display his work for his one man exhibition, “Puttin’ Ink on Paper.” In his lecture, Kennedy gave insight into how he started printing. It started out as a hobby for Kennedy until he discovered Artist Book Works in Chicago, where he took cla...

When Subway leaves, where’s the healthy food?

When Subway leaves, where’s the healthy food?

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

September 21, 2015

The Student Union Subway will no longer be a dining option, Aramark district marketing Manager Eugene Walters confirmed in an interview on Friday, Sept. 18. The departure of the popular food chain is a result of the inability of Aramark and the local franchisee to make a deal. “The franchisee o...

Students dive into diversity

Students dive into diversity

By Sara Syed, Writer

September 14, 2015

More than 60 students attended UA student organization Wanderlust’s Dive into Diversity Night on Sept. 9, in the Student Union Ballroom.   The intention of the event was to provide students with an eye-opening experience that would help them realize that everyone is more alike than different, reg...

Attacked by cash

Attacked by cash

By Israa Eddeb, Online Editor

September 14, 2015

A handful of lucky students left the Student Union theatre a little bit richer last Friday, Sept. 11 during the Zips Programming Network’s Cash Attack event. Cash Attack is similar to the game show Deal or No Deal—it includes a set of numbered boxes that the contestants pick, trying to find the ...

USG seeks transparency with ‘Town Hall’ series

USG seeks transparency with ‘Town Hall’ series

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

September 14, 2015

Last Thursday, Sept. 10, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government gathered at the Student Union Starbucks lounge to discuss a summer of radical changes, questionable cuts, and concerns over a lack of administrative transparency. USG’s Facebook page described the event as “an open forum where st...

Zipping Into College With The Student Newspaper

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2015

Hello fellow Zips, and welcome to the beginning of a new semester at The University of Akron! It’s that time of year again. The hot days of summer will eventually cool to fall’s leaf-rustling chill, when the brick walkways that snake throughout campus are once again populated by bustling bodies hu...

The importance of college student voting

The importance of college student voting

By Zachary Jones, Student Writer

April 30, 2015

It’s about that time again. Politicians are announcing their candidacy for president, each one trying to convince the greatest number of Americans why they are worthy to lead this great nation. In the end, one candidate will take home the grand prize: the title of President of the United States of...

Zips Pantry provides students with essentials

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 9, 2015

The Zips Assistance Pantry returned this semester to help UA students by supplying them with basic essentials. The pantry was held in Polsky room 483 on April 8. The pantry is sponsored by the University Safety Consortium and Student Assistance Group, in partnership with the School of Social Work. The...

New positions posted

By Kelly Unger and Sofia Syed

April 8, 2015

Are you about to graduate in the spring, but unsure of how to find a job? Career Link, a website advocated by the Career Center, recently posted 106 new co-op, internship, and full-time job positions. This useful job e-board is free for students and faculty. Creating a profile on Career Link is...

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015

Students are still able to receive online tutoring for free through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative until the last day of classes on May 1. Started in 2010, the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative worked with 15 higher education institutions to more adequately reach and tutor the students among them. Now...

Student choreographed “Spring into Dance” performed

Student choreographed “Spring into Dance” performed

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 6, 2015

The Terpsichore Dance club presented “Spring into Dance” in the Paul A. Daum Theater in Kolbe Hall from April 2 through 4 at 7:30 p.m. “Spring into Dance” showcased a wide range of dance styles, costumes, and musical choices. The pieces varied from the Serbian inspired piece, “Exhibits:...

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

Internships: Worth or waste of time?

By Keirsten Heckel, Student Writer

April 6, 2015

There is one thing that seems to weigh on every student’s mind as they move further into their major: internships. Trying to find an internship is a stressful process for students and the “I” word seems to be a dark cloud that constantly hovers over the student body. College puts this idea in students’...

Fair helps students make major life decisions

Fair helps students make major life decisions

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 1, 2015

All college students face the challenge of choosing a major; to help with that decision, UA Student Success hosted a Majors Fair on Wednesday, April 1 in the Union Ballroom A. The event provided students with information on majors, minors, and certificates from department faculty, according to John...

UA students form charity after studying abroad

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

March 18, 2015

In December 2014, a group of fifteen students from The University of Akron traveled to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU). Zeke Isaac, who is originally from Haiti, created the project for his Honors Thesis with the help of Kevin Smith from the Institute of Leadership...

Women’s History Month events attract students

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 11, 2015

With March comes the beginning of spring and the arrival of warmer weather; but also the start of Women’s History Month, which celebrates women’s past and current impacts on the world.   UA commemorates Women’s History Month with programs and events organized by Campus Programs. Every March s...

Old moves taught to young students

Old moves taught to young students

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

March 9, 2015

Students got a taste of a classy past for two hours last Friday, March 6, as UA Campus Programs held a swing-dancing event in the Union Market. Experience wasn’t needed; officers of UA’s Ballroom Dance Club did the teaching, leaving the rest of the time for students to practice what they learned. “The...

Fair helps students get involved on campus

By Paula Ramsey, News Writer

March 9, 2015

The spring involvement fair transformed the Student Union into a hub of extracurricular opportunity last Thursday, March 5.   UA holds four involvement fairs a year to promote organizations’ upcoming activities that are occurring on campus within the semester.   “This allows student members of organizations, as well as organizations a...

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

February 25, 2015

  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...

Airborne virus threatens students

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 25, 2015

With the many recent measles outbreaks in the U.S., UA Student Health Services advises students to take precautions.   Typically uncommon in the U.S., measles is a disease still found in countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific, and other areas. When travelers from foreign countries visit the ...

Students’ chance to critique union

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 18, 2015

An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and if the hours of operation are flexible enough for students with busy schedules. The assessment hopes...

Award to be given to UA community

By Courtney Powell, Arts & Life Writer

February 18, 2015

The Life Awards are held annually to honor faculty, students, and student organizations that embody the LIFE values: legacy, integrity, fellowship, and excellence. There are 28 individual awards that anyone on campus can apply for. The large number of awards given is to ensure diversity—ensure that...

Students learn how to alleviate stress

Students learn how to alleviate stress

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2014

It is that time of the semester when students begin to realize that finals week is vastly approaching and winter break is around the corner. It also a time when many students begin to stress about balancing academics with their lives outside of the classroom. If students are aware of others in distress...

Education Abroad: Why students are staying in Akron

Education Abroad: Why students are staying in Akron

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor

November 5, 2014

Assistant director of international programs education abroad, David Black, is pushing to reorganize the Education Abroad Office to make it easier and more affordable for students to study abroad. Out of the over 25,000 students at The University of Akron, only an average of 150 students travel abroad...

Vote for Zippy in the Mascot Challenge

October 5, 2014

Visit capitalonemascots.com to vote for Zippy in the Capital One Mascots Challenge.

New Roo Weekend welcomes incoming freshmen

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor

August 25, 2014

New Roo Weekend was attended by new students this weekend. The Buchtelite Online caught up with freshmen to talk about their experiences.

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

By Elizabeth Fleagle, Writer

August 4, 2014

The University of Akron’s Shrank Hall was put to great use this summer, as it has become home to Akron’s own Rubber City Shakespeare Company. In its second season, Rubber City Shakespeare Company performed two classic Shakespeare plays. Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo and Juliet were performed by...

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

July 29, 2014

John Puglia created works of art from the beauty of everything around him. Inspired by the sights of everyday life, Puglia shaped a successful career for himself and motivated others to do the same along the way. The Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall will honor the life and work of Akron artist and...

UA performs patriotic celebration

UA performs patriotic celebration

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2014

This year marks the 200th anniversary of our nation’s national anthem, along with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The University of Akron threw a celebration of America’s history with a concert of patriotic favorites by the Summer Symphonic Band. “Born again to each genera...

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

July 2, 2014

Research in the Polymer building is making dreams reality with a new innovative attempt to create a shatterproof smartphone screen. Yu Zhu and a number of his colleagues published an academic paper titled, “A Tough and High-Performance Transparent Electrode from a Scalable and Transfer-Free Method.”...

Students decide USG election

Students decide USG election

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

July 2, 2014

In the wake of the 2014 Spring Semester there were a large number of positions that were filled at The University of Akron for the 2014-2015 school year. The most publicized was the election of a new president for the university. However, Undergraduate Student Government elected a variety of officials...

College of Engineering celebrates centennial

College of Engineering celebrates centennial

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

June 26, 2014

The centennial anniversary of the College of Engineering was a celebration of the past 100 years. The centennial was also an optimistic look at the next 100 years. The college that started with two professors and 28 students has grown over the century to 100 professors and 2,800 students. The college...

Students react to presidential transition

Students react to presidential transition

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

June 23, 2014

The Buchtelite spoke with students from around The University of Akron's campus about their hopes and wishes for the university. Students express their views as the shift from President Luis Proenza and new president Scott Scarborough occurs.  ...

Proenza gives final advice

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2014

Outgoing UA President Luis Proenza sat down with The Buchtelite May 20. Proenza spoke about his hopes for incoming President Scott L. Scarborough. Proenza gave insight to his upcoming plans for his sabbatical and new plans for his return to UA. Proenza will be leaving his job of 15 years as the President...

Athletic training goes beyond stereotypes

March 21, 2013

Matthew Balsinger buchtelitesportseditor@uakron.edu Think of the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of athletic trainers. You may have an image in your head of some sport you idolize, or some dumb jocks who are just interested in working out all day while trying to sell you some sort...

USG candidates debate in midst of voting

March 19, 2013

Forrest Dukes Andrew P. White and Turner Anderson battled one another on topics of budget, safety, demand and more at The University Student Government (USG) Presidential Debate. “These two candidates are great and have the potential to change this university,” Mary Beth Clemons, the current USG pre...

UA Music fills Guzzetta’s halls

UA Music fills Guzzetta’s halls

March 14, 2013

Patrick Stallings Musicians and composers presented unique styles of sounds this week as the School of Music held the 13th annual Akron New Music Festival over three nights at Guzzetta Recital Hall. The festival headlined the event with professor Lewis Nielson. Nielson, a well-travelled composer and professor at Oberlin Co...

UA women in power

UA women in power

March 14, 2013

Alexandra Didato With copious amounts of student organizations offered on campus, female students have the opportunity to experience and take on many diverse leadership roles. One student leader, Elizabeth Davis, the USG director of internal communications, has had a very positive experience in he...

Recession affects jobs for UA students

February 21, 2013

Clare McKee The Great Recession, which began in 2007, eliminated 7.9 million jobs in the United States, according to CNNMoney Online. This affected people of all ages and races nationwide, but it especially impacted the middle class, including hundreds of families in Akron. Such immense job loss highly ...

Mentoring program provides resources for new students

February 21, 2013

Victoria Teresko Having someone show all the resources available to students is often the key to success at The University of Akron, and the peer mentoring program is a vital part of implementing this success on campus. This program pairs underclassmen with upperclassmen who have a GPA of at least ...

Students make instructor’s wedding dreams come true

Students make instructor’s wedding dreams come true

February 14, 2013

Heather Beyer buchteliteeditor-in-cheif@uakron.edu UA theatre instructor Aubrey Caldwell Davis wanted to ring in the New Year with a special celebration: her wedding. “I always hated New Year’s Eve because I always had to work and watch everyone else have a good time,” Caldwell said. Caldwell Davis and her husband, Jeff Davis, decided they want...

UA students bombarded by weight loss ads

January 29, 2013

Kara Hemphill Unfortunately, January is a time when you can’t turn on a television without seeing a commercial for some ridiculous diet food. It goes without saying that the new year is one of the most popular times to lose weight, and companies take advantage of this frenzy by bombarding viewers with ads...

MLK Jr. Activity Fair provides learning opportunities for students of all ages

January 24, 2013

Marcus Nicholson Monday marked the 27th observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and The University of Akron celebrated with an activities fair and concert in his honor. “We want a campus commitment to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s life,” Dr. Rosa Githiora, a coordinator for the event, ...

Students use winter break to help others

Students use winter break to help others

January 24, 2013

Written by: Katelyn Freil While many students were using their Christmas break to catch up on sleep, a group of university students traveled to Oakridge, Tenn., to help people in need. The UA chapter of Habitat for Humanity visited its fellow affiliate in Anderson County for a week over winter brea...