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New interim chief diversity officer

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

The University of Akron has appointed Carl Wallace as its interim chief diversity officer, a press release announced yesterday, April 27. UA’s chief diversity officer directs outre...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Akron group wants to change election coverage

By Dylan Reynolds

With $174,990 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute is collaborating with the Jefferson Center and the Akron ...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Exceptional people honored with LIFE awards

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

Many exceptional students, staff and faculty members were recognized with 2016 UA LIFE awards last Wednesday evening, April 20, at a large ceremony in the Student Union b...  Read More »

April 25, 2016 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Ready, set, mark your calendars

Ready, set, mark your calendars

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

Get ready to deck out in glow sticks and black light material for The University of Akron’s third annual 5k Glow Run on Friday, April 29 at the Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex. The run begins...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Finals aren’t ‘ruff’ with WAGtime dogs

Finals aren’t ‘ruff’ with WAGtime dogs

By Jamie Coppers, Writer

As finals week quickly approaches, sleep-deprived students’ stress levels rise. To offer relief, Bierce Library is bringing back dogs for WAGtime. The animals are courtesy of Summa Health System....  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Tarantino’s revival weekend

By Preston Davis, Writer

The past week of the Zips Programming Network’s (ZPN) movie series featured two films from director Quentin Tarantino. Following its normal procedure of screening recently released films, ZPN aired “The...  Read More »

April 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Earth Day's featured band, Scenic Route, from Canton, Ohio.

A rockin’ Earth Day

April 25, 2016

Suicide prevention walk

April 25, 2016

Members of all-female acapella group Kanga Blue.

Acapella in the spring

April 25, 2016

Students learn more about sexual assault toward men in Student Union Ballroom.

Men talk about sexual assault

April 20, 2016

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Scoreboard

  • Sunday, April 24

    Womens Golf

    Akron 905, +41 (6th out of 10)

  • Saturday, April 23

    Softball

    Akron 3 - Bowling Green 5

  • Saturday, April 23

    Womens Golf

    Akron 602, +26 (5th out of 10)

  • Saturday, April 23

    Softball

    Akron 5 - Bowling Green 9

  • Friday, April 22

    Tennis

    Akron 7 - Bowling Green 0

  • Friday, April 22

    Womens Golf

    Akron 300, +12 (6th out of 10)

Sports

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

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer

Erin Seiler and Paige McMenemy’s strong pitching performances allowed UA’s women’s softball team to take a pair of non-conference games from the Niagara Purple Eagles Tuesday afternoon.   ...  Read More »

April 21, 2016

Blue defeats White in Akron Spring Game, 20-17

April 19, 2016

Sports Recap

April 19, 2016

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Mens Track and Field vs. Ashland Alumni Open
Sat, Apr 30 All DayAway
Womens Track and Field vs. Penn Relays
Sat, Apr 30 All DayAway
Mens Golf vs. MAC Championship
Sat, Apr 30 All DaySylvania, Ohio

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