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“MythBusters” comes to EJ Thomas Hall

Zaina Salem Buchtelite News Editor EJ Thomas Hall is proud to present a show that is sure to knock your socks off —or bust the myth of it anyway. The hosts of “MythBusters,” Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, will be performing a live show on Thursday, Dec. 5. “Mythbusters: Behind the Myths” brings you into the world of […]

The most wonderful time of the year

Laura Stall Buchtelite Opinion Writer Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s time for peppermint-flavored coffee served in red coffee cups decorated with ornaments and reindeer. It’s time for the radio stations to switch from playing the same Katy Perry and Lorde songs and start playing multiple versions of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and “Winter Wonderland.” That’s […]

Akron athletics fall sports recap

The collegiate fall sports season has come to a close. The University of Akron’s athletics had its ups and downs. The football team had one of its most successful seasons in the last decade. The men’s soccer team had one of the better seasons when compared to the rest of the country, but an average […]

Annual Holiday Tree Festival lights up city

Alicia Seitz Buchtelite News Editor The halls were decked and the trees were shining bright in Akron at the John S. Knight Center, where people of all ages embraced the holiday spirit by joining in the 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival. The uniquely decorated tree donated by The University of Akron’s Society of Women Engineers caught the attention […]

Smoking and choking on campus

Ione Friess Buchtelite Opinion Writer I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one to say that I am absolutely sick and tired of people smoking on our campus.  After swimming competitively for two years, getting my health and lung capacity up, only to have a bunch of inconsiderate jerks blowing secondhand smoke down my throat, I’ve become more […]

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    Dear Readers, The Buchtelite, the University of Akron’s independent student newspaper since 1889, this year marks its 125th anniversary. And it so happens that 2014 is shaping up as one of the most important years in the publication’s long history. Like its counterparts in the professional print media, The Buchtelite is facing the challenge of […]

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