Laughter yoga lets students relax

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

Laughter Yoga to help bring joy during a time when it is easy to feel down due to finals. This is a type of yoga that is supposed to rekindle one’s child-like spirit to laugh hysterically for no reason at all in a group of complete... Read more »

OCSS lets students compete in lighting contest

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) will be hosting a Holiday Lights Competition for students living south of Exchange Street. The competition is available to all students living in the areas bounded by Exchange Street, Sherman... Read more »

Theater department hosting auditions for “Blood Wedding”

By Dianna Lu, Arts & Life Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Theater

The University of Akron is searching for cast members for their upcoming play, “Blood Wedding.” “Blood Wedding” is a tragedy by Federico Garcia Lorca, a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. Fate, deception... Read more »

Relaxation events held for students before finals week

By Alicia Seitz, Editor-in-chief

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

The University of Akron’s student organization, Holistic Leaders and Mindful Meditation, is hosting a week-long event that offers a different type of meditation, yoga, relaxation and healing opportunity for each day during the... Read more »

USG adopted new Constitution

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

December 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

Students voted until Wednesday, Nov. 19 on whether they would adopt the revised version of the Constitution of Undergraduate Student Government. The new constitutional clause now allows students to only serve on USG for a single... Read more »

Historic mansion open for self-guided tours

By Dianna Lu, Arts & Life Writer

November 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

The Hower House on Fir Hill is a piece of preserved history just off the grounds of The University of Akron. It is one of the city’s hidden gems with more than 3,500 pieces of decorative art objects. The extensive collection... Read more »

Miss Iowa 2013 visits UA

Miss Iowa 2013 visits UA

November 11, 2014

MEN hosts poetry slam

MEN hosts poetry slam

November 11, 2014

Zippy Multisport raises money in Tri-for-a-Cure

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

November 11, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

On Nov. 8th and 9th, Zippy Multisport (ZMS) hosted Tri-for-a-Cure in hopes of raising funds to help children and their families suffering from cancer. Tri-for-a-Cure is a charity triathlon for Akron Children’s Blood and Cancer... Read more »

Art History Colloquium held at Folk Hall

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

On Monday, Nov. 3, Myers School of Art hosted an Art History Colloquium that featured theses by Kelly Hartleib and Katherine Nikitin. Hartleib’s thesis looks at the model of French painter Edouard Manet, and the muse who... Read more »

Student Art League hosts Splatter Film Marathon

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

November 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Movies

In honor of Halloween, The University of Akron Student Art League hosted the Splatter Film Festival on Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Myers School of Art Auditorium. The entertainment for the evening consisted of two low-budget films... Read more »

November Akron Art Walk

November Akron Art Walk

November 3, 2014

Food Day comes to Akron

Food Day comes to Akron

October 27, 2014

SOuRCe hosts Leadership Luncheon

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

The Student Organization Research Center has luncheons to encourage students to be leaders and develop leadership skills. Students can come and enjoy a free lunch while listening to a variety of speakers address a certain topic... Read more »

Winter Wish Drive is giving back

By Ellep Papp, Arts & Life Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

Thanksgiving is coming up and brings a great reminder for all to be thankful for the blessings in life. Sometimes the simplest things are taken for granted and it’s the simplest things not missed until one day, it’s not there. The... Read more »

Humans vs. Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies

October 23, 2014

Pentatonix wows E.J.

Pentatonix wows E.J.

October 1, 2014

Mobile food comes to campus

Mobile food comes to campus

September 23, 2014

What Inspired That Look?

What Inspired That Look?

September 17, 2014

Sorority 101 gets UA women involved

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 8, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

The University of Akron’s nine sororities held a two-part event to answer any questions or curiosities of the new women at UA who are interested in joining a sorority. The first day of Sorority 101 was on Aug. 27 and the second... Read more »

5th Annual ZPN Fest

5th Annual ZPN Fest

September 8, 2014

Center for the History of Psychology expands

By Mary Menzemer , Opinions Editor

September 8, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

The University of Akron’s Center for the History of Psychology, now officially renamed the Drs. Nicholas A. and Dorothy M. Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary next year, and... Read more »

University Edge

University Edge

August 28, 2014

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

July 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

Featured at the Hower House was an exhibit named Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, a traveling exhibition of handmade books and printmaking. The exhibit was a collection of books, paper and small watercolor paintings rendered... Read more »

MythBusters delight, teach audience at EJ Thomas Hall

By Katelyn Freil, News Editor

December 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Discovery Channel’s long-running series “MythBusters” intrigued the audience of EJ Thomas Hall Thursday evening when they brought their “Behind the Myths” tour to Akron. The tour is... Read more »

“MythBusters” comes to EJ Thomas Hall

By Zaina Salem

December 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

EJ Thomas Hall is proud to present a show that is sure to knock your socks off —or bust the myth of it anyway. The hosts of “MythBusters,” Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, will be performing a live show on Thursday, Dec. 5. “Mythbusters:... Read more »

Play continues despite recent drama

By Alicia Seitz

December 5, 2013

Filed under Theater

Despite the recent drama in the UA Theatre Program, an entirely student-run program will be taking the stage for one last production of the semester on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. at Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall. The production... Read more »

Holiday memories abound in students

By Alizabeth Christian

November 26, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

The holidays are right around the corner and alongside the festivities are the memorable moments shared by friends and family. UA students, enthusiastic for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, decided to share some... Read more »

Black Friday stories

By Alizabeth Christian

November 26, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

To many, Black Friday is more than just a consumer trap to rope hungry shoppers into above average deals. To many, Black Friday is a holiday in itself. “I go Black Friday shopping every year with my family,” said UA freshman... Read more »

Choreographer’s Workshop wows

By Hillary Martter

November 12, 2013

Filed under Dance

This past weekend, The University of Akron Dance Program hosted their Choreographer’s Workshop at Daum Theater. The performance, which happens twice a year (once in the fall semester and again in the spring), is “a chance... Read more »

Event rewards creative costumes

By Alicia Seitz

October 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

EJ Thomas Hall transformed for a night of Halloween fun at The University of Akron’s Boo at the Roo Thursday night. Students got into the Halloween spirit and brought out their creativity while participating in the annual Halloween... Read more »

Bridal shows sweep into Northeast Ohio

By Hillary Martter

October 22, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

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Local theater group brings Shakespeare to UA campus

By Alicia Seitz

October 22, 2013

Filed under Theater

Rubber City Shakespeare Company is bringing classical theater alive around the UA campus this fall, led by UA alumnus and Producing Artistic Director Dane Leasure. Shakespeare’s classic shipwrecked comedy, “Twelfth Night,”... Read more »

Cyrus’ “Bangerz” is fairly awkward but vocally sound

By Beau Brown, Copy Editor

October 15, 2013

Filed under Music

2013 is a big year for the 20-year-old Miley Cyrus, whose drastic change in appearance and frivolous behavior has astonished fans all over the U.S. Truly, Cyrus wants to make a point to her audience that she is no longer the... Read more »

Apple pie and family traditions

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

Fall is officially here. The leaves are changing while spectators revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow captures spectators into the wonder of the autumn season as they enjoy their... Read more »

None Too Fragile’s ‘Nerve’ departs

By Paula Ramsey

October 1, 2013

Filed under Theater

The feelings of a first date are unmistakable — nerves are at an all-time high and the butterflies in a person’s stomach are hard at work, searching for a way to escape. Getting to spend time with someone of importance is... Read more »

Exhibit features Akron students

By Kara Hemphill

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Plenty of time was spent in the dark last Thursday at the annual... Read more »

Akron Film+Pixel preview

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 26, 2013

Filed under Movies

Sponsored by the New Media program at Myers School of Art and the Department of English, the annual Akron Film+Pixel Night will be held at the Akron Art Museum at 7 p.m. tonight. ... Read more »

Life inside the residence halls

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

On a campus of 30,000 students, only about 3,000 at The University of Akron live in campus housing. There are many pros and cons to living on campus; the biggest con being the cost. For those living on campus, the experience is... Read more »

Symphony heard on campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Music

Under the direction of Christopher Wilkins, the Akron Symphony Orchestra had their opening night on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at EJ Thomas Hall. Before the performance, every instrument section was tuned to the oboe because oboes... Read more »

A freshman’s guide to weekends on campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

RHPB Events The Residence Hall Programming Board’s main goal is to bring superb and free entertainment to The University of Akron’s students.  From comedians to illusionists, the entertainers RHPB brings to campus... Read more »

“Hypnotized” enthralls and leaves skeptics unskeptical

By Maria Macaluso

September 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

For most freshmen at Akron, seeing the great hypnotist Michael C. Anthony is a must for your first year. Being a freshman myself, I came to the show without the slightest idea what was going to happen. I only knew that I was about... Read more »

Civil War reenactor invades campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 10, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

Since the age of nine months, junior Daniel Slattery has been involved in Civil War reenactments alongside his family. In their 25 years of reenacting, the Slatterys have been in over 100 reenactments. They have travelled to... Read more »

Yoga in the park creates relaxing atmosphere

By Kara Hemphill, Copy Editor

September 5, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

“How lucky are we?” is a question often heard by Nancy Holland Myers’ students as they practice yoga outdoors in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) Ledges shelter. Myers connected with the CVNP through a program... Read more »

Country band rocks lunch

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2013

Filed under Music

The music of southern country rock band Parmalee resonated throughout the campus at The University of Akron on Wednesday afternoon for the first Rock the Roo Lunchtime Concert at the EJ Plaza. ... Read more »

The world should be “Tuning In”

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2013

Filed under Music

Composer/lyricist Larry Kass, a doctor who specializes in hematopathology and a professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, had a dream to compose a musical and see it come to life on stage. Kass began... Read more »

Retiring professors leave with a bang

April 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Bianca Tan The sound of horns and woodwinds filled the Student Union Ballroom this past Sunday as UA’s Symphonic Band tuned up for their Spring Concert. The atmosphere seemed extra sentimental, as it was the... Read more »

Lithgow presents at E.J. Thomas

April 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life, News

Zaina Salem Akron gave a warm welcome to award-winning actor John Lithgow on April 18. Raised in Akron, this was Lithgow’s first time visiting in 52 years. He addressed his audience at E.J. Thomas Hall as... Read more »

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

April 16, 2013

Doing your spring cleaning

By Johnathan Quinones

April 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Johnathan Quinones Although we are in the second month of spring, we have only experienced a glimpse of the type of weather this season can offer. The early months of the spring season remind me of helping... Read more »

Danger: Zombies Ahead

Danger: Zombies Ahead

April 11, 2013

Dear Miranda

By Miranda Roth

April 9, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Miranda Roth I try so hard to make things go perfectly but there are some things that I just can’t control and I need to know how I can better get ahold of things in my life. I’ve currently moved and I’ve... Read more »

Climbing the career ladder

April 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Kelsey Yanders As we get into the middle or end of our college career, the time comes to start searching for an internship. I am currently going through this process, and it can definitely be a stressful one.... Read more »

UA JazzFest kicks off

March 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Sydney Laubscher Whether you like the big band sound or smooth undertones, the premiere of the four-day JazzFest, held in the Guzzetta Recital Hall, was the place to be on Tuesday. Students, directors and professors... Read more »

‘AMW’ host visits UA campus

March 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Life

Lauren Simmers You could hear a pin drop in E.J. Thomas Hall last Tuesday night, as John Walsh told the audience about how he came to be known as the host of the television show “America’s Most Wanted.”... Read more »