The Buchtelite

Blue defeats White in Akron Spring Game, 20-17

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

April 19, 2016

Football made a brief appearance at The University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field this past Saturday where the football team held their annual spring game.   The Blue Squad, led by offensive coordinator A.J. Milwee, jumped out to an early lead and then had to come back to ...

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

April 11, 2016

Megan Bodenschatz has won the the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Government presidential election, USG announced at its weekly senate meeting last Thursday, April 7. Bodenschatz and her vice president Sterling Galehouse received 57.6 percent of the vote, beating out Isaac Lampner and running-mate C...

Pot falls short, Horrigan wins mayoral election

By Logan Lane and Sofia Syed

November 4, 2015

A day after the Nov 3. ballot, the unofficial results are in After a long and expensive path to the ballot, a legal battle over ambiguous wording, and a slew of commercials, ResponsibleOhio’s ballot initiative to legalize recreational and medicinal marijuana failed to pass. According to the un...

Attacked by cash

Students played game similar to 'Deal or No Deal' in attempts to win gift cards.

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 ...

Softball brings home the win

April 18, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Lady Zips softball team brought home a win Tuesday afternoon after defeating the Niagara Purple Eagles 4-1. The Zips were originally scheduled to face the Purple Eagles in a double-header Tuesday, but game one of the contest was delayed. This caused game two to be pushed back a...


March 12, 2013

Matthew Balsinger On Saturday, Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal published a rather forceful article to describe the possible impact of Alex Abreu’s actions on the Zips’ remarkable season. Ridenour is a respected voice on the Zips; however, I do not believe it is beneficial for this publica...

Winning streak continues

February 12, 2013

D.J. Johnson After a gritty 54-50 win over the Miami RedHawks on Saturday afternoon, the Zips 15 consecutive wins is not only their longest in over 50 years but the longest active streak in the nation. The victory over Miami was not pretty by any stretch of the imagination, at least by head coach Ke...

Akron wins big

Akron wins big

February 5, 2013

D.J. Johnson Twitter handles featured on the Zips’ new uniforms were the center of discussion leading up to the matchup between the top two teams in the Mid-American Conference. Once the game started, it was the Zips that did the handling in the sold-out James A. Rhodes Arena, as five players in ...

The comeback kids

The comeback kids

January 29, 2013

DJ Johnson On Saturday night, 5,403 fans filled the James A. Rhodes Arena. Most of them sat silently as they watched the Akron Zips trailing 32-12 with 8:30 remaining in the first half. However, by the end of the game, that same crowd was standing in an uproar of cheers. The celebration was the result of two different comebacks pieced together by the Zips (15-4, 6...