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President Scarborough’s first 100 days

Tyler Coventry and Aubrey Barto sit down with President Scott Scarborough to talk about his plans for the university.

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College of Engineering celebrates 100 years

College of Engineering celebrates 100 years

By Grant Morgan, Writer

The College of Engineering is celebrating its 100th anniversary at The University of Akron. What began with 28 enrolled students now has nearly 3,200. The College opened...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

Leadership seminar incorporates meditation

Leadership seminar incorporates meditation

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

Holistic Leaders and Mindful Meditation hosted the Mass Meditation and Mindful Leadership Workshop featuring Eden Kozlowski on Thursday, Oct 23. Participants learned how...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

Clean water organization springs up

Clean water organization springs up

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

A new Akron organization has been launched to ensure local water quality. The Akron Global Water Alliance will be holding an event this Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday,...  Read More »

October 22, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Food Day comes to Akron

Food Day comes to Akron

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

Food Day, which was hosted by The University of Akron School of Law at the Akron Public Library auditorium on Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m., focused on the American food epidemic. This is the fourth year that UA...  Read More »

October 27, 2014 • 0 comments

Akron native comes back to perform, and brings her fiancé

Akron native comes back to perform, and brings her fiancé

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

Musica in downtown Akron held a comedy night featuring Rhea Butcher and Cameron Esposito. Butcher is an Akron native who grew up in Kenmore and this was her first performance in her hometown on Monday,...  Read More »

October 23, 2014 • 0 comments

Grabowski gives students a laugh

Grabowski gives students a laugh

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

Over 400 students filled the Student Union Ballrooms  to see comedian Adam Grabowski. Grabowski has been highest-rated comedian and the youngest to win 2013 Comedian of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine. His...  Read More »

October 23, 2014 • 0 comments

Raising of America premiering at the Student Union Theater

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

October 23, 2014

UA Concert Choir performing at Guzzetta Recital Hall

UA Choirs put on “Roots and Wings” performance

October 23, 2014

SOuRCe hosts Leadership Luncheon

October 23, 2014

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Sports

Disappointing ending for the UA seniors

Disappointing ending for the UA seniors

By Haley Gaines, Sports Writer

The women’s soccer team finished their home games in a disappointing fashion this weekend, falling to both Miami (OH) and Ball State. The Zips came ready to play the...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Broncos stun Zips, end home unbeaten streak

Broncos stun Zips, end home unbeaten streak

By Tyler Novak, Sports Writer

The University of Akron’s men’s soccer team lost it’s first home game in 13 games Saturday Oct. 25, as the Broncos of Western Michigan stunned the Zips with a 1-0 victory. Akron...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

WVU Mountaineers overpower Akron Rifle

WVU Mountaineers overpower Akron Rifle

By Marling Engle , Rifle Writer

The No. 1 ranked West Virginia University team traveled to UA this weekend to face off against the No. 14 ranked Akron Zips.   Even...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Zippy looking to continue her run as she face up against OSU.

Zippy hammers the gophers, looks to defeat OSU

October 28, 2014

Zips football driving the ball up the field against BSU.

Second half woes for the Zips

October 28, 2014

Zips playing defense in their match against UT.

Visitors sweep volleyball in JAR

October 28, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Womens Tennis vs. W. Va. Invitational
Fri, Oct 31 9:00 amAway
Volleyball vs. Bowling Green
Fri, Oct 31 5:00 p.m.Away
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Eastern Michigan
Fri, Oct 31 5:00 pmAway
Womens Cross Country vs. MAC Championships
Sat, Nov 01 TBAMount Pleasant, Mich.
Volleyball vs. Miami (Ohio)
Sat, Nov 01 7:00 p.m.Away
Womens Tennis vs. W. Va. Invitational
Sat, Nov 01 9:00 amAway
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Ball State
Sat, Nov 01 1:00 pmAway

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