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How Not to Drop Out

How Not to Drop Out

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

The transition into college is tough for just about everyone, but there is help everywhere to ensure your academic career proceeds and you don’t drop out. As a freshman, you have probably heard you don’t have to attend...  Read More »

September 2, 2014 • 0 comments

New Roo Weekend

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

When New Roo Weekend started, the majority of incoming freshman probably had no idea how much The University of Akron had to offer. Events were held all over campus...  Read More »

September 2, 2014 • 0 comments

Akron welcomes back James with celebration

Akron welcomes back James with celebration

By Tyler Jordan, Writer

Seven words struck the hearts of Cleveland Cavaliers fans in 2010 during LeBron James’ televised The Decision on ESPN: “I’m taking...  Read More »

August 15, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

University Edge

University Edge

By Lauren Thompson, Opinion Editor

It has been some time, but at last Penn Station has finally returned to the campus. Students can finally return to getting their deliciously toasted subs just a few steps away from class. The even bigger...  Read More »

August 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

By Elizabeth Fleagle, Writer

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...  Read More »

August 4, 2014 • 0 comments

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

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...  Read More »

July 29, 2014 • Comments Off

The Alumni Association building known as The Stitzlein stands no longer.

Stitzlein legacy lives on at UA

July 28, 2014

Robert Jorgensen as he turned to the crowd during "The Star-Spangled Banner."

UA performs patriotic celebration

July 9, 2014

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

July 3, 2014

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, August 30

    Volleyball

    Akron 3 - North Carolina A&T 0

  • Friday, August 29

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Virginia Tech 3

  • Friday, August 29

    Volleyball

    Akron 3 - Chicago State 1

  • Friday, August 29

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Indiana State 3

  • Friday, August 29

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - New Mexico 1

Sports

Zipping through the week

Zipping through the week

By Haley Gaines, Writer

This past weekend, the women’s volleyball team (2-1) competed in the Indiana State Holiday Inn Classic. They played two matches on Friday, Aug. 29th, where they...  Read More »

September 2, 2014 • 0 comments

Learning through the struggle

Learning through the struggle

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

Women’s soccer (1-2) come up empty in their home opener against Virginia Tech by a score of 3-0. “This was the fourth ranked team in the nation. A lot of people have...  Read More »

September 1, 2014 • 0 comments

Can you say GOOAAALLLL!!!

Can you say GOOAAALLLL!!!

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

With August disappearing it is time for one of Akron’s favorite sports to begin. Yes, Men’s Soccer, the 13th team in the nation is ready to start another season...  Read More »

August 29, 2014 • 0 comments

football

Football looks to shine

August 28, 2014

Volleyball

Volleyball ready to take serve!

August 28, 2014

Johnny Manziel stands in the pocket at InfoCision.

The Browns take InfoCision by Storm

August 6, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Womens Soccer vs. Cleveland State
Tue, Sep 02 7:00 p.m.Away
Volleyball vs. Cleveland State
Tue, Sep 02 7:00 p.m.Away
Mens Soccer vs. South Florida
Thu, Sep 04 7:30 p.m.Away
Mens Cross Country vs. Tommy Evans Invitational
Thu, Sep 04 TBAHome
Womens Cross Country vs. Tommy Evans Invitational
Thu, Sep 04 TBAHome

Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.

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