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Taste of Colombia

Taste of Colombia

February 29, 2016

UA’s Taking Care Week

UA’s Taking Care Week

February 29, 2016

Career Fair employers advise students

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

For the past several weeks, students of all majors have been preparing for the various career fairs offered at The University of Akron this semester, from the Engineering, Science, and Technology Career Fair, All Campus Internship...

UA’s Next Top Pizza

UA’s Next Top Pizza

February 22, 2016

Prepare for the Career Fair

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

Henry Hartman once said, “Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity,” and last week students at The University of Akron prepared themselves for opportunities within the College of Arts and Sciences. On Feb....

Empowering through poetry

Empowering through poetry

February 17, 2016

Mardi Gras Celebration

Mardi Gras Celebration

February 17, 2016

The year of the monkey

The year of the monkey

February 10, 2016

Students win big at Bingo Night

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

  UA students had a fun opportunity to get out of their dorms to win free stuff on Jan. 21. Bingo Night was held by the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), which is an event they hold annually. With more than 38...

Inside the ice

Inside the ice

January 27, 2016

Game-Changer: Tyler Schwartz

By Samantha Hickey, Assistant Online Sports Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

As students returned to classes last week, UA’s fifth “game-changer” was announced. Tyler Schwartz, the fifth of eight “game-changers” and a campus resident assistant (RA), is a junior pursuing a degree in electrical...

Rethinking Race preview

Rethinking Race preview

January 27, 2016

The Welcome Back Bash

The Welcome Back Bash

January 25, 2016

‘By The Kids For The Kids’ fundraiser for the Akron Children’s Hospital

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

In the holiday spirit of sharing and caring, Dance Marathon UAkron is holding a fundraiser called “By The Kids, For The Kids Silent Art Auction and Benefit Concert,” for Akron Children’s Hospital. “By The Kids, For...

World AIDS Day 2015

World AIDS Day 2015

November 30, 2015

Donation drive to give back to Akron community

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

The winter holiday season is considered to be the most giving season of all. One way to help out this season is by participating in ServeAkron’s Winter Wishes Donation Drive. This annual donation drive offers two ways for stu...

UA students take SNAP challenge

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Most people associate being broke as part of being a college student. Students sometimes have to be creative when trying to make ends meet, and sacrifices are often made with the hope of not having to struggle financially once st...

An art event for everyone

An art event for everyone

November 23, 2015

Graduate student gives lecture on low-wage work

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

The concept of minimum wage among college students is a hot topic for debate, but so is minimum wage for a single-parent matriarchal household that relies solely on a biweekly paycheck and public benefits. The University of...

Public relations students to participate in Pro Bono day

By Keirsten Heckel

November 16, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Members of The University of Akron Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America will assist in the seventh annual PRSA Pro Bono Day on Thursday, Nov. 19  from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Held at the Akron Community Foundati...

UA Music Ensemble performs at Guzzetta

By Ashlee Fields, Page Designer

November 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Kevin Wilson, a graduate of The University of Akron School of Music, had his “Twilight Resound” premiere performance that was composed for the UA Music Ensemble on Nov. 10 at Guzzetta Recital Hall. He was one of six com...

Counseling Center helps students cope with loss

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Death and loss of a loved one is a tragic experience that one may not know how to fully deal with. The University of Akron Testing and Counseling Center presented a “Coping with Grief” workshop on Nov. 9. to help students. ...

Don’t stress … stretch

Don’t stress … stretch

November 11, 2015

Octubafest comes to Akron

Octubafest comes to Akron

October 28, 2015

Oddmall craft show and Geek Exposition to present free show in Akron

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Weird is the new normal this fall. Come check out a conglomeration of artsy, geeky, and crafty madness that is none other than Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird. The free event at the John S. Knight Center is on Oct. 31, 2015 from...

Zips to make a difference

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Lifestyles

From cleaning train windows to creating holiday ornaments, more than 800 student volunteers from The University of Akron are expected to participate in the 11th annual “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, Oct. 24. “Ma...

UA gets jazzed up

By Julie Mullet, Writer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Guzzetta Recital Hall was filled with relaxing sounds of the saxophone, bass, guitar, and many more instruments on Oct. 13. This past Tuesday marked the night of UA’s School of Music small jazz group performances. The ...

The struggle of addiction

The struggle of addiction

October 14, 2015

Author of “Beautiful Boy” to speak at UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Addiction is an ongoing tragedy throughout the world; it can shake up someone’s life and take a toll on family and friends. David Sheff, author of “Beautiful Boy,” has first hand experience with seeing someone he loves transform int...

Don’t sweat it

Don’t sweat it

October 7, 2015

A walk to remember

A walk to remember

October 5, 2015

“Breaking the Mold’

“Breaking the Mold’

September 30, 2015

Welcome to China class

Welcome to China class

September 30, 2015

Maps in motion

Maps in motion

September 30, 2015

Exercise your mind

Exercise your mind

September 24, 2015

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

September 21, 2015

Students dive into diversity

Students dive into diversity

September 14, 2015

Attacked by cash

Attacked by cash

September 14, 2015

‘UA to Z’ radio show welcomes Akron leaders

By Emily Maher, Writer

September 8, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

UA to Z, a radio show self-described as “all about Akron, our community, our university,” brings in commentators each week from all walks of Akron, highlighting events going on at The University of Akron campus and across...

Finals preparations

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

It’s that stressful time of the semester again where students are pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. The Union and the University Libraries are helping students alleviate their stress by giving them a series of...

UA’s school of music presents Woodwind Night

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Classical meets contemporary at UA’s School of Music’s Woodwind Night. Woodwind Night is a vast series of ensemble performances from students ranging from freshmen to seniors across the evening’s eight expertly-played...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month clothing drive

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

April 20, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

When their clothes are taken for evidence, sexual assault victims could use a new outfit. A clothing drive for victims of sexual assault, a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Volunteer Week, collected donations...

UA strives for success

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Among the many surveys given to students at the end of the school year, one stands out. It is a national survey that aims to assess students’ undergraduate experience. Lee Gill, associate vice president for Inclusion and...

‘Cuts for a Cause’

‘Cuts for a Cause’

April 15, 2015

Hower House holds artisan fair

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 13, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

The Hower House Museum presented the Artisan Fair, which featured numerous vendors, many of whom are native to the Akron and Northeast Ohio area. The fair sold a wide range of artisan products including chocolates, jewelry,...

$500 award to be given for cultural criticism

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Students are invited to enter The Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism, an annual competition that recognizes students’ work and reviews of cultural criticism. The Honors College is hosting this award, and are requesting...

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