• International mural site No. 34: Akron

    International mural site No. 34: Akron

    By Grant Morgan , Arts & Life Editor

    January 28, 2015

    With an 8-by-4-foot brushstroke of its own, UA joined the international venture to paint a “Mural of the World.” “Mural of the World” will become one massive public piece of art—built piece-by-piece by thousands of smaller murals, each designed and painted by any institution, organization,... READ MORE »»

    Katie Schneider (left) and Ursulla Jefferson (right) are first to paint on UA's mural.

    Grant Morgan

  • Tutoring ensures continued student success

    Tutoring ensures continued student success

    By Grant Morgan, Arts & Life Editor

    January 26, 2015

    With the start of a new semester, UA’s tutoring services are here to ensure that students achieve and maintain success in their studies. Tutoring is free for all current UA students; this contrasts with many nearby universities who make students pay out-of-pocket for tutoring. “They really... READ MORE »»

    Writing and Math Lab open to students on ground floor of Bierce Library and in Polsky Building.

    Grant Morgan

  • Ballroom with a Twist

    Ballroom with a Twist

    By Grant Morgan, Arts & Life Editor

    January 26, 2015

    The live show “Ballroom with a Twist” is making its rounds across the country and stopped at UA’s E.J. Thomas Hall on Saturday, Jan. 24. The cast combines the talents of some of America’s most notable entertainers from popular TV series like ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, Fox’s So... READ MORE »»

    The performers took one final bow before the end of their performance.

    Grant Morgan

  • Law clinic starts year strong

    Law clinic starts year strong

    By Grant Morgan , Arts & Life Editor

    January 26, 2015

    UA’s School of Law held their first reentry clinic of 2015 on Saturday, Jan. 24 in the gymnasium room of Mount Calvary Baptist Church near downtown Akron. At the close of the Fall 2014 semester, UA’s reentry clinic program was ranked by PreLaw Magazine as one of the most innovative in the nation. The... READ MORE »»

    A current UA law student helps client fill out CQE forms.

    Suzanne Brittain

News

St. Jude finale keeps students ‘Up ’til Dawn’

St. Jude finale keeps students ‘Up ’til Dawn’

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

Up ‘til Dawn welcomes students to give up a night of sleep to support St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital with the all-night fundraiser full of games, prizes, food,...  Read More »

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Ice Fest 2015 brings warmth during winter season

Ice Fest 2015 brings warmth during winter season

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Writer

Amidst the usual snowy, freezing conditions this winter, students and alumni embraced the cold and gathered outside the Student Union to carve sculptures out of ice at UA’s...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

New app tracks the Roo in real-time

New app tracks the Roo in real-time

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

The University of Akron’s main campus has adopted a new app in the spring semester of 2015 to help students keep track of The Roo bussing system. DoubleMap is an app that...  Read More »

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Arts & Life

Artist of the Week 1/26/15

Artist of the Week 1/26/15

By Nicholas Summers , Copy Editor

Ryan Sandy is a Junior in The Myers School of Art who is working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with a major in Painting and Drawing. Sandy has been working with the theme of “information overload.” “I...  Read More »

January 28, 2015 • 0 comments

Free HIV testing

By Courtney Powell , Writer

UA Student Health Services is partnering with The Community AIDS Network (CANAPI) to bring free HIV testing to all current students. On Feb. 4, 2015, Health Services will be giving free and confidential...  Read More »

January 28, 2015 • 0 comments

UA professor honored for book

By Nick Jordan , Writer

Walter L. Hixson, a history professor at UA, was recently recognized for his book “American Settler Colonialism: A History.” The book, a historical analysis of the impact of the growth of young...  Read More »

January 28, 2015 • 0 comments

Rec offers healthy services

January 28, 2015

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How to Pay back Student Loans

January 26, 2015

Students of Strongsville, Hilliard Bradley and Gahanna Lincoln High School performing in choir.

UA hosts Vocal Choral Festival

January 26, 2015

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Scoreboard

  • Tuesday, January 27

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 59 - Ball State 47

  • Saturday, January 24

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 74 - Central Michigan 72

  • Saturday, January 24

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 71 - Western Michigan 69

  • Saturday, January 24

    Womens Tennis

    Akron 6 - Butler 1

  • Saturday, January 24

    Womens Tennis

    Akron 7 - Valparaiso 0

  • Friday, January 23

    Womens Swimming and Diving

    Akron 132 - Bowling Green 167

  • Wednesday, January 21

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 61 - Northern Illinois 64

  • Wednesday, January 21

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 73 - Ball State 77

Sports

Zips tie up the MAC

Zips tie up the MAC

By Haley Gaines, Sports Writer

Last week, the men’s basketball team went 2-0, beating Bowling Green on Wednesday and Central Michigan on Saturday. After a week of wins, Reggie McAdams received the honor...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Loss to Falcons bring new records

Loss to Falcons bring new records

By Forrest Dukes , Sports Editor

The Zips fared well against the undefeated Bowling Green Falcons but came up short in their last road meet of the season, falling 167-132 Friday night at Cooper Pool. The...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Zips serve big on the road

Zips serve big on the road

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

The Zips earned their first two victories of the season on the road Saturday during the tournament, Butler Bubble. UA improves to a 2-1 record overall as they destroyed the...  Read More »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Nyles Evan goes up for shot against Central Michigan.

Men’s bounce back with road win

January 26, 2015

Sina King attacks the ball to the basket

Zips makes history looks to Athens

January 26, 2015

Anita Brown taking a layup against the Eagles of EMU.

Zips continue to shine in MAC

January 26, 2015

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Fri, Jan 30 All DayAway
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Fri, Jan 30 All DayAway
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Sat, Jan 31 5:00 pmHome

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