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Enhance health, life through new Campus Wellness website

Enhance health, life through new Campus Wellness website

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

The University of Akron is providing a Campus Wellness website for students, staff and faculty members. The site is a collection of health and wellness resource services on...  Read More »

October 21, 2014 • 0 comments

UA awarded $5 million in funding

UA awarded $5 million in funding

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

  The Ohio Third Frontier Commission awarded The University of Akron over $5 million to support research and technology development. UA was awarded more than any other...  Read More »

October 20, 2014 • 0 comments

Pizza brings political-minded students together

Pizza brings political-minded students together

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

  The Voters Mobilization Team (VMT), a committee of students and faculty members, has come together to form “Politics and Pizza.” “Politics and Pizza”...  Read More »

October 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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Arts & Life

Author of ‘Orange is the New Black’ visits Akron

Author of ‘Orange is the New Black’ visits Akron

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

The excitement was palpable as Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman’s Prison, walked onto the stage of EJ Thomas Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Kerman’s...  Read More »

October 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Morning Tai’ Chi celebrates China Week

Morning Tai’ Chi celebrates China Week

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

One of the events China Week has to offer is morning Tai' Chi. On the mornings of Monday, Sept. 30 through Thursday, Oct. 2. Tai' Chi takes place at Buchtel Commons by Instructor Shifu Gary Harris. "It's...  Read More »

October 1, 2014 • 0 comments

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

The 2380 Film Club at The University of Akron isn’t very well known among students, but Logan Metcalf, president of the club, has been working diligently to change that. The club has been available...  Read More »

October 1, 2014 • 0 comments

The cappella group puts on an amazing performance and gets the crowd on their feet

Pentatonix wows E.J.

October 1, 2014

Members of the Orchid Ensemble play an original for the students and faculty attending the workshop

Orchid Ensemble holds workshop for China Week

October 1, 2014

Donovan Laughlin and Teresa Bellamy pose for a photo after the evenings performance

UA Symphony Orchestra performs at First Congregational Church

October 1, 2014

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Scoreboard

  • Tuesday, October 21

    Mens Golf

    Akron 8th of 11 (903, +39)

  • Monday, October 20

    Mens Golf

    Akron 9th of 11 (606, +30)

  • Sunday, October 19

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Central Michigan 3

  • Saturday, October 18

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 26th of 46

  • Saturday, October 18

    Womens Cross Country

    Akron 28th of 33

  • Saturday, October 18

    Football

    Akron 20 - Ohio 23

  • Saturday, October 18

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Western Michigan 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - West Virginia 2

  • Friday, October 17

    Womens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Toledo 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Northern Illinois 3

  • Friday, October 17

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Doubles, 1-1

  • Thursday, October 16

    Womens Tennis

    Akron Singles, 1-2

  • Tuesday, October 14

    Womens Golf

    Akron 5th of 13 (961, +97)

  • Tuesday, October 14

    Mens Golf

    Akron Rained out

  • Tuesday, October 14

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - Michigan 0

Sports

Zips ground the Falcons, ready to end the Wolverines streak

Zips ground the Falcons, ready to end the Wolverines streak

By Tyler Novak , Sports Writer

The Akron Zips opened MAC play in Bowling Green on Saturday, Oct. 11 as they defeated Bowling Green State University in a 1-0 shutout. The Zips improve to 6-4-1, 1-0 in...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Setting up to gain ground

Setting up to gain ground

By Haley Gaines , Sports Writer

The Zips volleyball brought about two more MAC matches for the Zips. On Thursday, Oct. 4, the team faced Buffalo, now 13-7 after their win against Akron and a loss to Ball...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Coming up short in the bluegrass state

Coming up short in the bluegrass state

By Marling Engle, Rifle Writer

The 12th-ranked Akron Gold squad took to the road to visit the third-ranked The University of Kentucky Wildcats. Proving the No. 3 ranking was well deserved, the UK team defeated...  Read More »

October 14, 2014 • 0 comments

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Zips avoid upset to stay perfect in MAC

October 14, 2014

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Winning in pink

October 14, 2014

The mascots of the 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge.

Zippy cruising to give a bROOsing

October 14, 2014

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Upcoming Games

Volleyball vs. Central Michigan
Fri, Oct 24 7:00 p.m.Home
Womens Swimming and Diving vs. Buffalo
Fri, Oct 24 5:00 pmHome
Womens Soccer vs. Miami (Ohio)
Fri, Oct 24 7:00 p.m.Home
Volleyball vs. Central Michigan
Fri, Oct 24 7:00 p.m.Home
Rifle vs. West Virginia
Sat, Oct 25 9:00 amHome
Football vs. Ball State
Sat, Oct 25 TBAAway
Mens Soccer vs. Western Michigan
Sat, Oct 25 7:00 p.m.Home

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