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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

Paralegal Program to be revised, improved

Paralegal Program to be revised, improved

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

The paralegal program held in the Polsky building is being suspended. Earlier this semester, paralegal students received a list of classes they need to complete and a letter...  Read More »

October 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Students, faculty set to give back on national Make a Difference Day

Students, faculty set to give back on national Make a Difference Day

By William Singer, News Editor

Make a Difference Day, a national event sponsored by USA Weekend Magazine, will bring volunteers together around the country in an effort to improve neighborhoods. This...  Read More »

October 22, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

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

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

A non-profit organization by the name of Bright Star Books, Inc. held a sneak preview screening of The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation on Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m....  Read More »

October 23, 2014 • 0 comments

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

Performers finishing Langston Hughes' work

Langston Hughes’ “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz”

October 23, 2014

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Scoreboard

  • Friday, October 24

    Womens Swimming and Diving

    Akron 145 - Buffalo 155

  • Friday, October 24

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Central Michigan 3

  • Friday, October 24

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Miami (Ohio) 1 (2 OT)

  • Tuesday, October 21

    Mens Golf

    Akron 8th of 11 (903, +39)

  • Monday, October 20

    Mens Golf

    Akron 9th of 11 (606, +30)

  • Sunday, October 19

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Central Michigan 3

  • Saturday, October 18

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 26th of 46

  • Saturday, October 18

    Womens Cross Country

    Akron 28th of 33

  • Saturday, October 18

    Football

    Akron 20 - Ohio 23

  • Saturday, October 18

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Western Michigan 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - West Virginia 2

  • Friday, October 17

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Toledo 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Northern Illinois 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Doubles, 1-1

  • Thursday, October 16

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Singles, 1-2

Sports

Zips ground the Falcons, ready to end the Wolverines streak

Zips ground the Falcons, ready to end the Wolverines streak

By Tyler Novak , Sports Writer

The Akron Zips opened MAC play in Bowling Green on Saturday, Oct. 11 as they defeated Bowling Green State University in a 1-0 shutout. The Zips improve to 6-4-1, 1-0 in...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Setting up to gain ground

Setting up to gain ground

By Haley Gaines , Sports Writer

The Zips volleyball brought about two more MAC matches for the Zips. On Thursday, Oct. 4, the team faced Buffalo, now 13-7 after their win against Akron and a loss to Ball...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Coming up short in the bluegrass state

Coming up short in the bluegrass state

By Marling Engle, Rifle Writer

The 12th-ranked Akron Gold squad took to the road to visit the third-ranked The University of Kentucky Wildcats. Proving the No. 3 ranking was well deserved, the UK team defeated...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

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Zips avoid upset to stay perfect in MAC

October 14, 2014

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Winning in pink

October 14, 2014

The mascots of the 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge.

Zippy cruising to give a bROOsing

October 14, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Rifle vs. West Virginia
Sat, Oct 25 9:00 amHome
Football vs. Ball State
Sat, Oct 25 TBAAway
Mens Soccer vs. Western Michigan
Sat, Oct 25 7:00 p.m.Home
Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan
Sat, Oct 25 5:00 p.m.Home
Womens Soccer vs. Ball State
Sun, Oct 26 12:00 p.m.Home
Mens Soccer vs. Cleveland State
Tue, Oct 28 7:00 p.m.Home
Womens Soccer vs. Buffalo
Thu, Oct 30 3:00 p.m.Away

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

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