• New club rugby team on campus

    New club rugby team on campus

    By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

    September 30, 2014

    As a recent addition to the university’s collection of club sports, Akron has introduced an official Rugby team. Founded by second-year student and club President Zach Gilgenbach, with the assistance of Vice President Taylor Stephens. These rugby-enthusiasts formed a small group in the spring of... READ MORE »»

    UA's new rugby is looking for students to join their ranks.

    Akron Rugby Football Club

  • UA program helps international students

    UA program helps international students

    By Michelle DeShon, Writer

    September 30, 2014

    The Cultural Partner Program is an initiative at The University of Akron that pairs international students with english-speaking students. The goal is for each student to gain cultural awareness and build valuable communication skills. The program is designed to help international students succeed,... READ MORE »»

    UA's Cultural Partner Program allows students to make friendships that cross international borders.

    UA Office of International Programs

  • UA homecoming unites Zips

    UA homecoming unites Zips

    By Grant Morgan, Writer

    September 30, 2014

        It’s homecoming at The University of Akron, and the five days from Tuesday, Sept. 30 to Saturday, Oct. 4 brings UA students a promise to bring plenty of fun festivities. David Vale, Assistant Director of Campus Programs at UA, says that homecoming... READ MORE »»

    Photo via UA Student Life

  • Annual China Week returns

    Annual China Week returns

    By Mary C. Barrett, Writer

    September 30, 2014

    The University of Akron's China Week, sponsored by The Confucius Institute, invites the UA community to come and explore the many sides of Chinese culture. The many facets of Chinese culture will be represented in several events taking place starting Sept. 30 through Oct. 3. China Week has a lot to... READ MORE »»

    UA's annual China Week returns for a packed 2014 event.

    Photo via The University of Akron Confucius Institute

Video

ZPN brings henna to Akron

Zips Planning Network hosts Henna Night at The University of Akron.

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News

14th UA president dies

14th UA president dies

By William Singer, News Editor

Dr. Marion A. Ruebel, The University of Akron’s 14th president, died Sunday, Sept. 28 at the age of 81. Ruebel served as UA’s President from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Ruebel...  Read More »

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NBC Producer Dave Berg discusses Jay Leno

NBC Producer Dave Berg discusses Jay Leno

By Alicia Seitz, Editor-in-Chief

Everyone has heard of The Tonight Show and its iconic host, Jay Leno. Most people do not contemplate what is happening behind the...  Read More »

September 25, 2014 • 0 comments

Women Trailblazers to be honored at InfoCision Stadium

Women Trailblazers to be honored at InfoCision Stadium

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

The annual Women Trailblazers award ceremony, an event recognizing females who act as leaders in their area of studies, will be held in the InfoCision Stadium on Thursday,...  Read More »

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Arts & Life

Eastman Trombonist visits UA

Eastman Trombonist visits UA

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

Trombonist Mark Kellogg performed a set of beautifully composed works that dated across two centuries. Kellogg was accompanied by Joseph Werner on piano and James Albrecht on assistant trombone. Kellogg...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

The Nightlight Cinema in downtown Akron is bringing true cinema back to life. Ran by the Akron Film and Pixel organization, the cinema shows independent and other movies that might not be available to...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Nick Wilkinson and the Featured Players take to the Civic

Nick Wilkinson and the Featured Players take to the Civic

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

The Akron Civic Theater has hosted many top names in entertainment, and now Nick Wilkinson and the Featured Players (NWFP) are one of them, and gave a taste of the local talent that comes out of Akron. NWFP...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

The Brothers Band performs on their own porch

Porch Rokr jams out at Highland Square

September 24, 2014

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Mobile food comes to campus

September 23, 2014

Cuban sandwiches and fried plantains were available to students during Caribbean Day

Caribbean Day kicks off Diversity Week

September 17, 2014

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Splitting the weekend at home

Splitting the weekend at home

By Haley Gaines , Sports Writer

On Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27, the Zips (7-10) hosted both Miami (Ohio) (8-5) and Bowling Green State University (3-11) at James A. Rhodes Arena. In the match...  Read More »

September 30, 2014 • 0 comments

Streaking through the season

Streaking through the season

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

After dominating Big Ten Rival, Ohio State (2-2-3) with a commanding 3-1 defeat, Akron (4-2-1) will head on the road to North Carolina to visit Wake Forest on Tuesday, Sept....  Read More »

September 30, 2014 • 0 comments

Zippy falls again

Zippy falls again

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

In another tough matchup, Zippy failed to gain the last-minute support to put her over the top of Cocky the Gamecock from South Carolina University. The final score was 49-51...  Read More »

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Akron moving around the Panther's defense.

Zips tame the Pitt Panthers in the Panther’s Pit

September 30, 2014

Men's soccer squad after a goal.

Zips take the win again

September 26, 2014

Women's soccer squad before game.

Women’s soccer starts MACtion with rivals

September 26, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Womens Cross Country vs. All-Ohio Championships
Fri, Oct 03 TBACedarville, Ohio
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Tom Stubbs Relays
Fri, Oct 03 4:00 pmAway
Womens Golf vs. Nittany Lion Invitational
Fri, Oct 03 All DayState College, PA
Volleyball vs. Kent State
Fri, Oct 03 7:00 p.m.Away
Mens Cross Country vs. All-Ohio Championships
Fri, Oct 03 TBACedarville, Ohio

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