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  • Zips Soccer Makes Sixth Trip to College Cup

    Zips Soccer Makes Sixth Trip to College Cup

    By Jake Herron, Online Editor

    December 6, 2018

    The Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team is heading to its sixth College Cup appearance after toppling defending national champion Stanford in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. This is a comeback against a team that previously squashed Akron’s championship dreams last season and in 2015. Akron will travel west to Santa Barbara, Calif. to face Michigan State in the College Cup semifinal on Friday, Dec. 7. The Zips previously beat the Spartans, 2-1, during t...

    The Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team celebrates their 3-2 victory over Stanford.

    (Image via Akron Zips)

  • Terry Bowden Fired, Search for New Football Coach Begins

    Terry Bowden Fired, Search for New Football Coach Begins

    By Jake Herron, Online Editor

    December 6, 2018

    Hours after a 28-3 loss to South Carolina to end the season, The University of Akron announced that football head coach Terry Bowden was relieved of his duties as the Zips finished the season with a 4-8 record. In his seven seasons with the Zips, Bowden, maintained a 35-52 record while also establishing several signature achievements for the team, including a 5-2 record over arch-rival Kent State during his tenure. Bowden led the Zips to two bowl...

    Former Zips Football head coach Terry Bowden.

    (Image via ESPN)

  • Kaitlin Bennett Visits UA, Vows Open Carry Return

    Kaitlin Bennett Visits UA, Vows Open Carry Return

    By Jake Herron, Online Editor

    December 6, 2018

    A visit to The University of Akron by Kaitlin Bennett, better known as the Kent State “gun girl,” drew reactions from a small crowd that formed around her at the center of the UA campus on Thursday, Nov. 29. Initially armed with a microphone and video camera, Bennett said she originally intended to interview UA students about immigration, but soon found herself defending her stance on the Second Amendment instead. “I came to do a man-on-the-...

    Kaitlin Bennett, commonly known as the Kent State “gun girl” speaks during her visit to The University of Akron on Thursday.

    Jake Herron

  • Third Annual ‘Wild Lights’ at Akron Zoo

    Third Annual ‘Wild Lights’ at Akron Zoo

    By Amanda Piekarz, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    December 5, 2018

    On Nov. 22, the Akron Zoo kicked off their third annual holiday lights show, Wild Lights. The lights show is separate from general zoo admission and will run 20 dates between Nov. 23 and Dec. 30 from 5-9 p.m. Douglas Piekarz, President and CEO of the zoo, said he is excited about the 2018 program and hopes families will “come and share the holiday joy.” According to the Akron Zoo’s website, pre-sale tickets for Akron Zoo members are $9 fo...

    The Welcome Center decorated for Wild Lights at the Akron Zoo.

    Amanda Piekarz

  • SEFA Grant Helps UA Students with Non-Academic Financial Needs

    SEFA Grant Helps UA Students with Non-Academic Financial Needs

    By Brooklyn Dennison and Sala Wier

    December 4, 2018

    Sarah Hamilton, assistant director of ZipAssist, describes a student from The University of Akron who was suddenly kicked out of her home in October when she began having trouble academically since she was focused on finding a new place to live for her and her son. When ZipAssist received the referral for this student, Hamilton worked with her for over three weeks to help her find an apartment and pay her first month’s rent through Student Fina...

    Sarah Hamilton helping a student at ZipAssist.

    (Image via The University of Akron)

  • Champions of Magic Set to Perform at E.J. Thomas Hall

    Champions of Magic Set to Perform at E.J. Thomas Hall

    By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

    December 3, 2018

    The Champions of Magic, a magic show featuring five world-class illusionists, will be performing at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. as part of their 2018 international tour. Tickets for the performance must be reserved in advance and can be purchased on Ticketmaster. Prices range from $30 to $100 with no listed discount for University of Akron students. According to the UA events website, the performance “features original magic that can’t be seen anywhere el...

    The illusionists include Fernando Velasco (left), Richard Young (left center), Alex McAleer (front center), Kayla Drescher (right center) and Sam Strange (right).

    (Image via Champions of Magic)

  • Holiday Gifts on Sale at Myers School of Art

    Holiday Gifts on Sale at Myers School of Art

    By Jake Herron, Online Editor

    November 28, 2018

    In time for the holiday season, the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron is once again featuring its annual Holiday Shop. An affordable alternative to looking for a store-bought gift, shoppers will be able to purchase genuine, handcrafted gifts for friends, loved ones or even themselves while supporting the many student artists at UA. The event also allows the public a chance to catch a glimpse of the student-made art showcased in t...

    “Let’s Talk About Art School,” a series by painting and drawing major Elise Radzialowski is displayed in the Projects Gallery at the Myers School of Art. The art school will be hosting its annual Holiday Shop where students like Radzialowski will be able to offer their creative works for sale as gifts for the holidays.

    Jake Herron

  • Music Defined

    Music Defined

    By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

    November 28, 2018

    Sounds cascade my mind; Through my ears they reach, Music’s beauty is one of a kind. Comfort in them I find, The noise never bleak, Sounds cascade my mind. Skillfully written notes in line, Illiterate I am to read, Music’s beauty is one of a kind. With words that are behind, Feelings full of mystique; Sounds cascade my mind. This song impossibly confined, Unable to envision minute three; Music’s beauty is one of a kind. ...

    (Image via Pexels)

  • Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry: Volume 3

    Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry: Volume 3

    By Dave Lucas, Syndicated Poet Laureate

    November 28, 2018

    “I never got poetry,” someone says to me again. And I sigh. Because I never got it either—at least, not until I learned to stop worrying about “getting it.” In fact, “get”—with its connotation of acquisition and possession—is the wrong word for what we do with poetry. It suggests that a poem is something we take in order to have or keep it. As if a poem were a half-gallon of 2 percent milk to be picked up on the way hom...

    (Image via Pixabay)

  • MakerStudio at UA Offers Free 3D Printing for Students

    MakerStudio at UA Offers Free 3D Printing for Students

    By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

    November 28, 2018

    The University of Akron offers free 3D printing for students through MakerStudio, found on the ground floor of Bierce Library. Students are limited to 10 personal prints or 30 print hours, the University Libraries website said. However, students have access to unlimited academic prints, which include assignments and projects for classes. In order for a student’s design to be compatible for the 3D printer, the MakerBot fifth Generation, file formats must...

    (Image via Pixabay)

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SEFA Grant Helps UA Students with Non-Academic Financial Needs
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  • Saturday, November 3

    Swimming and Diving

    Akron 176 - Ball State 121

  • Saturday, November 3

    Volleyball

    Akron 2 - Kent State 3

  • Saturday, November 3

    Mens Soccer

    Akron CANCELED - Western Michigan CANCELED

  • Friday, November 2

    Volleyball

    Akron 1 - Ohio 3

  • Friday, November 2

    Swimming and Diving

    Akron 124.5 - Ohio State 174.5

  • Friday, November 2

    Swimming and Diving

    Akron 223 - Denison 75

  • Thursday, November 1

    Football

    Akron 26 - Northern Illinois 36

  • Saturday, October 27

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Miami (Ohio) 3

  • Saturday, October 27

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 3rd

  • Saturday, October 27

    Womens Cross Country

    Akron 8th

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