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  • Stan Hywet’s “Deck the Halls” 2018 to Host Winter Wonderland

    Stan Hywet’s “Deck the Halls” 2018 to Host Winter Wonderland

    By Sala Wier, Copy Editor

    November 21, 2018

    Starting on Nov. 23, Stan Hywet will be hosting their “Deck the Halls” event where on select nights, guests will be able to visit the grounds and view inside the manor house that will be decorated for the holiday season. According to Stan Hywet's website, ticket prices for non-members on Sunday through Thursday are $18 for adults (ages 18+) and $7 for children (ages 6-17). Friday and Saturday ticket prices for non-members will be $22 for adults and $9 ...

    (Image via Stan Hywet Hall)

  • Men’s Soccer Advances Again

    Men’s Soccer Advances Again

    By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

    November 21, 2018

    Sunday, Nov. 18, the Akron Zips Men’s Soccer team took a 3-1 win over Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on the campus of Colgate University. With this win, the Zips advance to the Sweet 16 of the tournament where they will play top-seeded Wake Forest. The Zips have now gone on a six-game winning streak. According to GoZips.com, Sophomore David Egbo (Enugu, Nigeria) and junior Marcel Zajac (Mississauga, Ontario) had the team...

    (Image via Sean Palchick)

  • Zips Come Up Short on Senior Night

    Zips Come Up Short on Senior Night

    November 21, 2018

    On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Akron Zips football team took on Bowling Green at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. Senior PK Nick Gasser (Liberty Township, Ohio) was able to score for the Zips in the first quarter with a 38-yard field goal and a 32-yard field goal in the second quarter. Also in the second quarter, senior DB Jordan George (Dayton, Ohio) intercepted the ball and returned 53 yards. This was George’s seventh career interception and the fir...

    Van Edwards, Jr., (Cape Coral, Fla.) UA senior and RB for the Zips team. (Image via Jeff Harwell)

  • World AIDS Day at UA: Increase Awareness, Offer Free HIV Testing

    World AIDS Day at UA: Increase Awareness, Offer Free HIV Testing

    By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

    November 21, 2018

    In honor of the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day and to increase awareness towards AIDS/HIV, the Zips Programming Network, serveAkron and Campus Programs will be tabling in the Taber Student Union Trapezoid Lounge on Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. HIV is an acronym for human immunodeficiency virus and can lead to AIDS, which stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome if left untreated, according to HIV.gov. These viruses attack the body’s immune system and cause difficulty fighting off other infection...

    According to worldaidsday.org, the red awareness ribbon was created in 1991 by twelve artists in New York. (Image via NIAID on Flickr)

  • Remembering Trans Lives

    Remembering Trans Lives

    By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

    November 20, 2018

    Nov. 20 marks Transgender Day of Remembrance, an event started in 1999 to honor people whose lives have been lost to anti-trans violence. According to GLAAD, a non-governmental LGBTQ organization, the day was started by Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to Rita Hester. The vigil commemorated all the trans people that were killed since Hester’s death. Since then, the tradition is carried on by cities who host their own vigils, such as Cleveland, ...

    Image via Ted Eytan.

  • UADC Fall Dance Concert: A Mixture of Individual Styles

    UADC Fall Dance Concert: A Mixture of Individual Styles

    By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

    November 13, 2018

    The University of Akron Dance Company will be performing its Fall 2018 Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Kolbe Hall Daum Theatre on Nov. 15,16 and 17. Tickets for this event can be purchased by calling 330-972-7895. General admission is $12, student admission is $6 and seniors, UA alumni, faculty and staff admission is $10. According to the UADC website, the faculty choreographer is visiting professor Nick Carlisle with guest choreographers ...

    A banner promotes the performance across campus. (Image via UADC)

  • 5 Stars for “Assassin’s Heart” by Sarah Ahiers

    5 Stars for “Assassin’s Heart” by Sarah Ahiers

    By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

    November 13, 2018

    “Assassin’s Heart” by Sarah Ahiers was a very pleasant surprise since I found this book in my local library during one of their annual sales and bought it on a whim. We follow 17-year-old Lea Saldana, who has been trained her whole life as an assassin and worships the God of murder. Her professional title is a Clipper, which are lawfully sponsored murderers. I know, seems strange at first, but you get used to it. In Lea’s world, Family ...

  • Men’s Soccer Wins MAC Championship

    Men’s Soccer Wins MAC Championship

    By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor

    November 13, 2018

    The Akron Zips Men's Soccer Team captured its 15th Mid-American Conference Tournament title and seventh consecutive league tournament title win on Sunday, Nov. 11 against Western Michigan. According to GoZips.com, Akron has now won four consecutive games and outshot SIU Edwardsville, West Virginia and Western Michigan by a combined 52-20 margin, including 22-7 on goal, in three MAC Tournament contests. The win helped come about by junior Marcel Zajac (Mississauga...

    Men’s Soccer celebrates with an Akron Zips flag and the MAC Championship trophy. (Image via Akron Zips)

  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Not the Remake You Would Expect

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Not the Remake You Would Expect

    By Sala Wier, Copy Editor

    November 12, 2018

    Two weeks ago on Oct. 26, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” debuted on Netflix. This is a live-action version of the eight-issue comic published by Archie Horror in 2014. This comic series is a spin-off from another comic by Archie Comics called “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” which ran from 1971 to 2009. Many people are probably familiar with the television adaptation of this comic which aired in 1996 and ran until 2003. This Netflix Origin...

    “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” (image via Netflix)

  • One Injured, One Arrested in UA Residence Hall Shooting

    One Injured, One Arrested in UA Residence Hall Shooting

    By Jake Herron, Online Editor

    November 10, 2018

    One person was injured and one was arrested following an “accidental weapon discharge” inside Exchange Residence Hall during the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 10. At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Akron Police Department and The University of Akron Police Department responded to reports of shots fired within the dormitory. At 12:54 a.m., University officials activated the Z-Alert emergency messenger system to warn students o...

    (Image via Pixabay)

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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

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    Akron 8th

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