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Difference between PC and politeness

December 8

Filed under Letters to the Editor

In a recent guest viewpoint, it was argued that political correctness is not ruining our country but is critical to our nation’s progress. It is imperative to note the difference between political correctness and mere...

Letter to the editor 10-13-16

October 12

Filed under Letters to the Editor

In the past weeks I have been thoroughly disgusted by some of the grotesque images and regressive messages I have seen and heard on campus. I completely agree with anyone who is offended by them, however, I do not agree (as for...

What you might have missed

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

January 25

Filed under Campus News

Finals week is demanding, and it’s often difficult for students to keep up with anything other than studying, finishing final projects, and taking tests. Then, when winter break comes, many take full advantage of the respite f...

An open letter: USG to President Scarborough

July 13

Filed under Letters to the Editor

The following is an letter addressed to The University of Akron President Scott Scarborough,  written and signed by the UA Undergraduate Student Government's president and vice president Taylor Swift and Richard Angeletti. Dear...

MSNBC speaker confronts race

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 15

Filed under News

Racial injustice has been an ongoing problem for centuries. Melissa Harris-Perry confronted the issues regarding race at E.J. Thomas Hall on April 12, which ended in a standing ovation.  Harris-Perry has a Ph.D. in political science,...

General education prices slashed

By Grant Morgan and Courtney Powell

April 15

Filed under News

A cheaper general education program, a free college program for junior high and high school students, new Learning Communities, changes to the USG constitution—such topics were discussed at yesterday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Ohio...

Letter to the Editor: A reflection

By Robert Scherer

April 4

Filed under Opinion

In response to the March 21 article “Thinking of the future, remembering the past.” I have spent my whole life in the business of science, engineering and technology. I even recently returned to take some courses leading ...

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