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  • The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

    The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

    By Alexus Loze

    September 19, 2017

    Every year, universities across the U.S. embark on a journey called sorority recruitment.  A tradition that has survived for centuries for one very important reason: sisterhood.   The women in the Panhellenic community at The University of Akron show members what it means to have a sisterhood willing to withstand the test of time. Together, sororities look to lend a hand in academia and within the Akron community. Striving to uphold the values...

    Some of the 2017 recruitment guides who assisted in UA’s sorority recruitment. (Photo courtesy of The University of Akron Panhellenic Council)

  • Cardozo’s Julie Suk Spoke About an Image for an Equal Rights Amendment to Celebrate Constitution Day

    Cardozo’s Julie Suk Spoke About an Image for an Equal Rights Amendment to Celebrate Constitution Day

    By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

    September 19, 2017

    Julie Suk, a professor of law at the Cardozo School of Law, spoke in a lecture at The University of Akron’s School of Law Monday afternoon about how constitutional equality should go beyond gender equality and reach disadvantages faced by women. The lecture, which was titled, “The Constitution of Mothers: Gender Equality and Social Reproduction,” took place in the new Brennan Courtroom at the University’s law school. In the lecture, Pr...

    Suk lectures to a room full of students and staff in the Brennan Courtroom in the School of Law.

    Brooklyn Dennison

  • Lacklusterspace

    Lacklusterspace

    By Julian Curet, Contributor

    September 18, 2017

      Brightspace, the online learning tool formerly known as Springboard, has been up and running for over three weeks now. However, the much-hailed, feared, and discussed switch has come and gone without noticeable reaction. Perhaps, in this case, no news is good news. Many students and professors have few complaints in regards to Brightspace, created by software company, D2L. Answers to questions about the new system were usually accompanie...

    Photo courtesy of The University of Akron.

  • Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

    Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

    By Julian Curet, Contributor

    September 18, 2017

    The Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit is currently open to the public at Folk Hall until Wednesday, Sept. 20. The exhibit, which opened on Aug. 24 in the Emily Davis Gallery, features art from 26 full and part-time faculty members. The pieces represent the different areas of the school including painting, photography, ceramics, and other techniques and mediums. Arnold Tunstall, Director of University Galleries, described the almost yearly event ...

    “Fragmented” by Jenniffer Omaitz-Collier.

    Julian Curet

  • UA’s Bike Share Program Officially Launches

    UA’s Bike Share Program Officially Launches

    By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

    September 15, 2017

    The University of Akron celebrated bikes Wednesday morning during the official kick-off event of the University’s bike share program. The event, which took place in front of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, was  joined by the University’s president, Matthew J. Wilson. President Wilson took a spin on one of the bright red bikes more than once. The Akron program director of the Knight Foundation, Kyle Kutuchief, also attended the e...

    President Wilson taking one of the bikes on a test drive.

    Brooklyn Dennison

  • Tuesday Musical: Prelude! Opens September 16

    Tuesday Musical: Prelude! Opens September 16

    By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

    September 15, 2017

    Tuesday Musical is an Akron arts organization that presents concerts and performances created by some of the finest classical musicians and also provides meaningful education and engagement programs for the Akron community. “In addition to marking 130 years as a core arts organization in Northeast Ohio, Tuesday Musical is also one of the oldest and most-respected organizations of its kind in the United States,” said Jarrod Hartzler, executive a...

    UA composer, James Wilding. (Photo courtesy of Tuesday Musical)

The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

By Alexus Loze

Every year, universities across the U.S. embark on a journey called sorority recruitment.  A tradition that has survived for centuries for one very important reason: sisterhood.   The women in the Panhellenic community at The University of Akron show members what it means to have a sisterhood willing to withstand the test of time. Together, sororities look to lend a hand in academia and within ...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Cardozo’s Julie Suk Spoke About an Image for an Equal Rights Amendment to Celebrate Constitution Day

Cardozo’s Julie Suk Spoke About an Image for an Equal Rights Amendment to Celebrate Constitution Day

By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

Julie Suk, a professor of law at the Cardozo School of Law, spoke in a lecture at The University of Akron’s School of Law Monday afternoon about how constitutional equality should go beyond gender equality and reach disadvantages faced by women. The lecture, which was titled, “The Constitution of Mothers: Gender Equality and Social Reproduction,” took place in the new Brennan Courtroom at...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Lacklusterspace

Lacklusterspace

By Julian Curet, Contributor

  Brightspace, the online learning tool formerly known as Springboard, has been up and running for over three weeks now. However, the much-hailed, feared, and discussed switch has come and gone without noticeable reaction. Perhaps, in this case, no news is good news. Many students and professors have few complaints in regards to Brightspace, created by software company, D2L. Answers to q...

September 18, 2017No Comments

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Scoreboard

  • Saturday, September 9

    Football

    Akron 52 - Arkansas - Pine Bluff 3

  • Thursday, September 7

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 16 - Kent State 45

  • Thursday, September 7

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 17 - Malone 40

  • Thursday, September 7

    Mens Cross Country

    Akron 15 - Youngstown State 48

  • Saturday, September 2

    Football

    Akron 0 - Penn State 52

  • Friday, September 1

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 2 - Washington 0

  • Monday, August 28

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Denver 1

  • Friday, August 25

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Utah Valley 1

  • Saturday, August 19

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 0 - Loyola 1

  • Wednesday, August 16

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 1 - Penn State 0

Upcoming Games

Football vs. Troy
Sat, Sep 23 TBD@ Troy
Mens Soccer vs. UMass Lowell
Sun, Sep 24 12:00 PMHome
Mens Soccer vs. Michigan State
Wed, Sep 27 7:00 PMHome
Football vs. Bowling Green
Sat, Sep 30 TBD@ Bowling Green
Mens Soccer vs. Saint Mary's
Sat, Sep 30 7:00 PMHome
Mens Soccer vs. Western Michigan
Tue, Oct 03 7:00 PM@ Western Michigan
Football vs. Ball State
Sat, Oct 07 3:30 PMHome (Homecoming)
The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

The University of Akron Begins Sorority Recruitment Week

By Alexus Loze

Every year, universities across the U.S. embark on a journey called sorority recruitment.  A tradition that has survived for centuries for one very important reason: sist...

September 19, 2017

Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

By Julian Curet, Contributor

The Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit is currently open to the public at Folk Hall until Wednesday, Sept. 20. The exhibit, which opened on Aug. 24 in the Emily Davis Gall...

September 18, 2017

Tuesday Musical: Prelude! Opens September 16

Tuesday Musical: Prelude! Opens September 16

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

Tuesday Musical is an Akron arts organization that presents concerts and performances created by some of the finest classical musicians and also provides meaningful educat...

September 15, 2017

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