• Bierce to renovate, promote 3D printer

    Bierce to renovate, promote 3D printer

    By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

    March 2, 2015

    Many improvements are being made to Bierce Library to help students study more efficiently and to make the library more accessible. Stephanie Everett, manager of marketing communications at Bierce, provided exclusive details about new additions to the library. Bierce has had a 3D printer for more... READ MORE »»

    3D printer on the first floor of Bierce Library at the User Support Services desk.

    Kristina Aiad-Toss

  • Nile River basin cultures share traditions

    Nile River basin cultures share traditions

    By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer

    March 2, 2015

    The Nile Project’s members performed at E.J. Thomas Hall on Sunday, March 1, to educate Akron through its interactive musical performance.   This traveling group demonstrates the musical, dress, language and cultural differences among the countries within the... READ MORE »»

    Nile Project performers sing on stage at E.J. Thomas Hall.

    Spencer Skolnick

  • Classic game show sells out

    Classic game show sells out

    By Zaina Salem , Managing Editor

    March 2, 2015

    Television’s classic game show made its way to The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The Price is Right Live is an interactive stage version of the television show that allows audience members the chance to win big prizes. Playing to audiences around the country, The... READ MORE »»

    Rich Fields, the show's announcer, welcomes the audience on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

    Sofia Syed

  • Students win design awards

    Students win design awards

    By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

    March 2, 2015

    The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held its 70th annual American Advertising Awards at the Akron Civic Theater on Friday, Feb. 20. The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition and is considered to be the world’s largest advertising competition. “The mission of... READ MORE »»

    Scott Kessler, AAF-Akron, President and Jacob Thompson, of The University of Akron, receiving the Student Best of Show award for his Cleveland Cyclewerks branding project.

    Todd Biss Photography

News

Recycling gets better reception

Recycling gets better reception

The Summit County and Medina County Battered Women’s Shelter estimates that 1.5 million women and more than 800,000 men are raped or physically assaulted every year in the...  Read More »

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Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each...  Read More »

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Women taught self-defense

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor

A women’s self-defense class was offered in UA’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to teach women various ways to protect themselves if a situation...  Read More »

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Arts & Life

Jewelry workshop lets students relax

Jewelry workshop lets students relax

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

Sit down, relax, slow deep breaths in, slow deep breaths out, find that inner peace—and find that little jewelry bead that disappeared in the carpet. ZPN hosted a jewelry making class on Thursday,...  Read More »

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Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Writer

“Blood Wedding’s” Spanish drama provides a theatrical experience for UA students to attend. The play premiered at the Sandefur Theater in Guzzetta Hall on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Originally written...  Read More »

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Big Love festival promotes health

Big Love festival promotes health

By Sara Syed, Writer

Saturday, Feb. 28, more than 2,000 people gathered at Musica in downtown Akron to celebrate the 2nd annual Big Love Festival. Big Love Festival is a wintertime festival that Akron’s League of Creative...  Read More »

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UA challenges students to encourage themselves and others

February 25, 2015

The Speech and Debate Team members pose at Bricco restaurant in downtown Akron after the OFA State Championship.

Speech and Debate Team places second at state championship

February 25, 2015

New fraternity house under construction

February 24, 2015

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Scoreboard

  • Wednesday, March 4

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 67 - Miami (Ohio) 55

  • Tuesday, March 3

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 63 - Miami (Ohio) 70

  • Sunday, March 1

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Canceled

  • Sunday, March 1

    Softball

    Akron 5 - Dayton 6

  • Sunday, March 1

    Rifle

    Akron 4,608, 8th of 9

  • Saturday, February 28

    Baseball

    Akron 8 - Belmont 3

  • Saturday, February 28

    Baseball

    Akron 4 - Notre Dame 5

  • Saturday, February 28

    Womens Swimming and Diving

    Akron 650, 1st

  • Saturday, February 28

    Womens Track and Field

    Akron 107.75, 2nd

  • Saturday, February 28

    Mens Track and Field

    Akron 152, 1st

  • Saturday, February 28

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 80 - Buffalo 87

  • Saturday, February 28

    Softball

    Akron 0 - Western Kentucky 14

  • Saturday, February 28

    Softball

    Akron 2 - Lipscomb 3

  • Saturday, February 28

    Womens Tennis

    Akron 1 - East Tennessee St. 6

  • Saturday, February 28

    Rifle

    Akron 2,286, 5th of 9

Sports

LAX came up short against Spartans

LAX came up short against Spartans

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

Akron lacrosse came out excited and ready to play their second game of the season against the Spartans of Case Western. Unfortunately, the Zips didn’t have enough energy to go the distance and lost in...  Read More »

March 2, 2015

Akron takes Gold for MAC title

Akron takes Gold for MAC title

By Tyler Novak , Sports Writer

The second year as Akron’s Swimming and Diving coach, Brian Peresie has led the Zips to back to back MAC Championship seasons. Akron led the entire way through the four-day match at Eastern Michigan’s...  Read More »

March 2, 2015

Women’s hoops brace for final home game

Women’s hoops brace for final home game

By Joey Greathouse , Sports Writer

The Zips women’s basketball team (20-7, 10-6) coming off a loss on the road to Buffalo Saturday, Feb. 28 look to spring back into its winning ways as they host Miami (Ohio) this Wednesday night at the...  Read More »

March 2, 2015

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Upcoming Games

Softball vs. Sacred Heart
Fri, Mar 06 TBAAway
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. LESI Championships
Fri, Mar 06 All DayHome
Mens Basketball vs. Kent State
Fri, Mar 06 TBAAway

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