The Buchtelite

Springing into service

By Erica Cantrell

March 7, 2016

Many students spend their spring break watching Netflix or catching up on all the sleep they sacrificed to study. This semester, however, a group of students has decided to be more generous with their free time. Every spring break for the last five years, Campus Focus, a college ministry through The...

UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

By John Rachal, Writer

February 17, 2016

Zips for St. Jude celebrates 10 years of collectively raising more than $300,000 for the children of St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For their main 2016 event, Zips for St. Jude held an all-nighter in the Student Union Ballrooms to raise funds from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Zips for St. Jude is a student...

UA students volunteer abroad; Zips for Haiti raises $4,000

UA students volunteer abroad; Zips for Haiti raises $4,000

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

January 25, 2016

Rather than spending their winter breaks relaxing, a group of 25 University of Akron students ventured abroad on a service trip to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU) from Jan. 10-17. The study abroad program, part of a Leadership Experience Project, occurred for...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015

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...

New beginnings in 2015

New beginnings in 2015

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2015

Needless to say, 2015 brings many new beginnings. Make every day count and take advantage of every break. 2015 has arrived and been here for several weeks now. If you’ve managed not to write 2014 on any papers yet, kudos to you. With this being said, the spring semester has begun, working a part-time...