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Image of local Akronites at weekly trivia.
Even more fun sh*t: Arkonym Brewing offers free trivia night near campus
By Christian Rhodes, Contributor • December 28, 2022

With inflation driving up the price of a night out and packed schedules for school and work, students may struggle to find an affordable option for fun with friends.  What they may not know is that they can put the stress of school on hold and decompress with a couple rounds of free, live trivia at Akronym Brewing.   Students don’t have to wait until the weekend to enjoy a night out, either....

UA Graduate and Horn Player Jordin Andrews used personal experience with cancer to help others
UA graduate and horn player Jordin Andrews used personal experience with cancer to help others
By Alexa Baumberger, Correspondent • December 22, 2022

During a 2018 scholarship competition, University of Akron horn player Jordin Andrews noticed his body trembling.   What would follow was nearly a year of frustration and questions after medicine prescribed by his doctor failed to stop his tremors.   On January 18, 2019, Andrews received a diagnosis. He had a tumor approximately the size of a ripe peach on his Thalamus, the area of the brain...

Current WZIP members and alumni work together at WQMX FM 94.9. From left to right: Jake Herron (alum), Joe Headley (current WZIP member), Abbie Stopka (current WZIP member), Owen Pinion (current WZIP member), Rachel Evans (alum).
WZIP Turns 60
By Savannah Johns and Owen Pinion, Managing Editor and Contributor • December 11, 2022

Akron’s #1 for Nonstop Hits, WZIP, has changed the lives of many students and alumni for decades – six decades to be exact. The station celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2022.   Since 1962, The University of Akron has been home to a radio station operated by current students.   When the station was first founded, it operated under the call sign “WAUP” which stands for Akron University...

Attending PRSA Student Day with other PRSSA officers. (L to R) Abigail Stopka, VP of Events; Natalie Mowad, President; Camryn Moore, Treasurer; and Savannah Johns, Secretary.
Opinion: Getting My Sh*t Together, Reflections of a 2022 Grad
By Savannah Johns, Managing Editor • December 10, 2022

I’m in my third year at The University of Akron, but it doesn’t really feel like it. I can name (maybe) three buildings on campus, and I can never remember how to get to the campus library. This isn’t quite how I imagined my college experience.  At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, I transferred to The University of Akron. In March 2020, I packed up my bags at a small private college...

Photo from the 2019 Made@Myers Holiday Shop.
[email protected] Holiday Shop 2022 Returns, Dec. 7 and 8
By Alexa Baumberger, Editor, Arts and Entertainment • December 5, 2022

A seasonal favorite event in the Akron community, the [email protected] Holiday Shop is returning from a pandemic pause just in time for holiday gifting season.   The University of Akron Mary Schiller Myers School of Art presents the [email protected] Holiday Shop 2022 on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   [email protected] Holiday Shop will be held in the Folk...

Current WZIP members and alumni work together at WQMX FM 94.9. From left to right: Jake Herron (alum), Joe Headley (current WZIP member), Abbie Stopka (current WZIP member), Owen Pinion (current WZIP member), Rachel Evans (alum).
WZIP Turns 60
By Savannah Johns and Owen Pinion, Managing Editor and Contributor • December 11, 2022
Photo from the 2019 Made@Myers Holiday Shop.
[email protected] Holiday Shop 2022 Returns, Dec. 7 and 8
By Alexa Baumberger, Editor, Arts and Entertainment • December 5, 2022
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Attending PRSA Student Day with other PRSSA officers. (L to R) Abigail Stopka, VP of Events; Natalie Mowad, President; Camryn Moore, Treasurer; and Savannah Johns, Secretary.
Opinion: Getting My Sh*t Together, Reflections of a 2022 Grad
By Savannah Johns, Managing Editor • December 10, 2022

I’m in my third year at The University of Akron, but it doesn’t really feel like it. I can name (maybe) three buildings on campus, and I...

Image of the Unpregnant movie poster.
Film Review: unpregnant (2020)
By Liv Ream, Film Critic • November 17, 2022

“Unpregnant” reminds me of a movie that would send one of my older relatives into a 30-minute rant about how young people want to push a...

Image of local Akronites at weekly trivia.
Even more fun sh*t: Arkonym Brewing offers free trivia night near campus
By Christian Rhodes, Contributor • December 28, 2022

With inflation driving up the price of a night out and packed schedules for school and work, students may struggle to find an affordable option...

UA Graduate and Horn Player Jordin Andrews used personal experience with cancer to help others
UA graduate and horn player Jordin Andrews used personal experience with cancer to help others
By Alexa Baumberger, Correspondent • December 22, 2022

During a 2018 scholarship competition, University of Akron horn player Jordin Andrews noticed his body trembling.   What would follow was...