• PBS host speaks on innovation

    PBS host speaks on innovation

    By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

    January 29, 2015

    Named by Prospect magazine as one of the “top ten brains of the digital future,” author Steven Johnson spoke for an Akron Roundtable luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. in Quaker Station. Johnson is the host of the six-part PBS series “How We Got to Now,” which explores the history of... READ MORE »»

    Steven Johnson spoke at the Akron Roundtable luncheon.

    Zaina Salem

  • 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

News

UA Health Clinic expanding role in community

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

  The Nursing Center for Community Health at UA has received a $50,000 grant over 18 months from the National Nursing Centers Consortium. The grant will facilitate...  Read More »

January 29, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

Law clinic starts year strong

Law clinic starts year strong

By Grant Morgan , Arts & Life Editor

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...  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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Undergraduate Student Government wants to know how much of the fees we pay go toward athletics. What do you think is an appropriate percentage?

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Scoreboard

  • Wednesday, January 28

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 60 - Ohio 72

  • 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

Sports

Zips mid-way recap

Zips mid-way recap

By Sartaj Aujla, Sports Writer

The Akron Men’s Basketball program currently holds a 12-5 overall record, and currently are 3-1 so far in Mid American Conference play. Not only that, but the program...  Read More »

January 29, 2015 • 0 comments

Men’s basketball shines in purple

Men’s basketball shines in purple

By Feben Yeshak, Sports Writer

On Tuesday, the Second-Annual Purple Out game was celebrated as the Zips (14-6, 5-2) took on the Ball State Cardinals. The men’s basketball team defeated Ball State with...  Read More »

January 29, 2015 • 0 comments

Zips looking towards new beginnings

Zips looking towards new beginnings

By Forrest Dukes, Sports Editor

Exciting news is coming from the UA Athletic Department including information on new hires and an invitation from the head coach himself. The Zips have hired Darrell Funk...  Read More »

January 29, 2015 • 0 comments

Reggie McAdams taking a three point shot during their win against BGSU.

Zips tie up the MAC

January 26, 2015

Akron swimmer swimming the butterfly on her way to a top three finish.

Loss to Falcons bring new records

January 26, 2015

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Zips serve big on the road

January 26, 2015

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Upcoming Games

Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Xavier/Mount Union
Sat, Jan 31 5:00 pmHome
Womens Tennis vs. Oakland (Mich.)
Sat, Jan 31 4:30 pmAway
Mens Track and Field vs. Penn State National
Sat, Jan 31 All Day

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