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President names new chief of staff

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

On Tuesday, May 3, University of Akron President Scott Scarborough appointed William Lyons as his interim chief of staff. Lyons has been a political science professor at UA since 1996, b...  Read More »

May 4, 2016 • Comments Off

Akron students to take first ride on record-breaking coaster at Cedar Point

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Online Editor

A lucky group of students from The University of Akron will get to experience the very first ride on Cedar Point’s new record-breaking roller coaster thanks to the LeBron Ja...  Read More »

May 2, 2016 • Comments Off

Less confidence than before

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

The results of a survey released yesterday show that UA faculty have even less confidence in University leadership and direction than they did fall semester. “Appro...  Read More »

May 2, 2016 • Comments Off

  • ‘Unclass’ unanounced May 2, 2016
  • Students use crowdfunding to pay for research May 2, 2016
  • Fewer visiting, more full-time faculty April 27, 2016

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Arts & Life

Cram with Greek life

By Rebecca Schaming, Writer

Concerned about the library being packed for finals week? Join The University of Akron’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council for Cram Jam, which is a 45-minute study session with 15-minute breaks...  Read More »

May 4, 2016 • Comments Off

SpringFest 2016

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

It’s that time of year again – students are celebrating the end of another semester. What better way to do this than by attending SpringFest? SpringFest is on Friday, May 6 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. in...  Read More »

May 4, 2016 • Comments Off

Graphic design seniors showcase work

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

Last Friday, University of Akron senior graphic design students showcased their final portfolios at the The Myer’s Touch Exhibition in Folk Hall. The show consisted of two parts. From 4:30 p.m. until...  Read More »

May 2, 2016 • Comments Off

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

May 2, 2016

Hawaiian Festival to end semester

May 2, 2016

Ready, set, mark your calendars

April 27, 2016

Akron Hope takes the cake in Cupcake Wars

April 27, 2016

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  • Sunday, August 28

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 1 - Seattle 0

  • Sunday, August 28

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Butler 2

  • Saturday, August 27


    Akron 0 - Bradley 3


Sports Recap

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Sports Editor

Men’s Golf The Zips men’s golf team rounded out its season at the Mid-American Conference Championship at Highland Meadows Golf Club on April 30 with an overall fifth out of ninth place. Sophomor...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

Where are They Now: UA Baseball

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Sports Editor

As the University prepares to kick off a $2 million marketing campaign, one thing won’t be featured in its advertisements any time soon: a baseball team. Almost a year after the coaching staff and pl...  Read More »

April 28, 2016

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field The University of Akron men’s and women’s track and field teams split up over the weekend as some traveled to Columbus for the Jesse Owens Track and Field Cl...  Read More »

April 27, 2016

Zips pitch their way to sweep of Purple Eagles

April 21, 2016

Blue defeats White in Akron Spring Game, 20-17

April 19, 2016

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Upcoming Games

Volleyball vs. UMBC
Fri, Sep 02 10:30 a.m.UMBC Tournament
Volleyball vs. Delaware St.
Fri, Sep 02 5:00 p.m.UMBC Tournament
Mens Soccer vs. San Diego State
Fri, Sep 02 10:00 p.m.Away

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

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