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  • Zips Become Bowl Eligible, Take Control of Division

    Zips Become Bowl Eligible, Take Control of Division

    By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

    November 16, 2017

    Tuesday, Nov. 14, The University of Akron Zips defeated the Ohio University Bobcats 37-34. The Zips became bowl-eligible for the second time in three years and now control their path to the Mid-American Conference championship game. Tuesday’s game had all the elements of a great #MACtion game. The game was a high scoring and action-packed nationally televised game. The Zips found themselves in an early deficit when Bobcats QB Nathan Rourke...

    Kwadarrius Smith on the way to the endzone for a 71-yard receiving touchdown. (Photo courtesy of Zips Football)

  • Quest For the Second Star

    Quest For the Second Star

    By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

    November 14, 2017

    The 2017 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Selection took place Nov. 13 and it featured the Mid-American Conference champions, The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team. The Zips earned the No. 5 national seed and will host the winner of the Washington and Seattle match in the second-round on Sunday, Nov. 19 at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field. “You wanted a top four, you wanted the three home games but it’s a really good seed,” head coac...

    The Akron Men’s Soccer team gathers at the James A. Rhodes Arena for the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Selection Show with students and faculty. Photo Courtesy of The University of Akron Department of Athletics)

  • Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

    Zips Volleyball Ends Season in Battles Against Two Top Teams in MAC

    By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

    November 13, 2017

    As they have all season long, the Akron Volleyball team exhibited their incredible heart and fight, competing closely with the best teams that the Mid-American Conference has to offer. The Zips were unable to take a set in their two matches on the weekend against Bowling Green and Miami (OH) but gave them all they could handle in nearly each and every set. The Zips’ schedule ended up handing them the two teams atop the MAC standings as their fi...

    Akron Volleyball competes against Bowling Green at James A. Rhodes Arena in their penultimate match of the season on Friday, Nov. 10.

    A.J. Fagerlin

  • Zips Claim 14th MAC Tournament Title in Victory over Western Michigan

    Zips Claim 14th MAC Tournament Title in Victory over Western Michigan

    By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Correspondent

    November 13, 2017

    Akron Men’s Soccer entered the MAC Tournament as the second-seed after ending the regular season on an eight-game winning streak. The Zips seem to be peaking at the right time, as they continued to ride the winning wave all the way to the 2017 MAC Tournament title. The Zips opened tournament play on Friday against SIU Edwardsville. The Cougars did not make it easy for the Zips to advance to the title game, holding a 1-0 lead over Akron with ...

    The University of Akron Men’s Soccer team celebrate their 2017 MAC Championship after defeating Western Michigan in Kalamazoo on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy of Zips Men’s Soccer)

  • Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader Sees an Akron Comeback, Dominant Kent State

    Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader Sees an Akron Comeback, Dominant Kent State

    By Robert Corts, Sports Correspondent

    November 13, 2017

    The University of Akron had the honor of hosting this year’s third annual Northeast Ohio Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader on Saturday. Four teams competed in the tournament at the James A. Rhodes Arena; Akron and Cleveland State at 7 p.m. and Kent State and Youngstown State following at 9:30 p.m. Akron Rallies in Gritty Second Half The John Groce era of Zips basketball officially began during their season opener against the Cleveland State Vik...

    Head Coach John Groce Leads Akron to their first win of the season against the Cleveland State Vikings. (Photo Courtesy of The University of Akron Department of Athletics)

    Jeff Lange

Campus News

The University of Akron Press, Leslie Harrison Go to Big Apple

The University of Akron Press, Leslie Harrison Go to Big Apple

By Julian Curet, Reporter

November 15, 2017No Comments

Dr. Jon Miller and Dr. Mary Biddinger will be representing The University of Akron Press at the 2017 National Book Awards Ceremony in New York City on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The poetry book, “The Book of Endings”, written by Leslie Harrison and published by U of A Press, is one of five books in the poetry category listed as finalists for a National Book Award. This is the first time a publication...

Indian Student Association Hosts Another Successful Diwali Celebration

Indian Student Association Hosts Another Successful Diwali Celebration

By Emily Bower

November 9, 2017No Comments

This past Sunday, Nov. 5, the Indian Student Association hosted a Diwali celebration that was open to all of campus. The event was a marathon of traditional Indian dances, traditional Indian songs, Bollywood songs, Indian dancing mixed with modern day pop songs, and a fashion walk. Many typical Indian dishes were served to attendees and the evening ended in a huge dance party. Diwali is the Hindu c...

EX[L] Center, Environmental Conservation Club Recycle Shirts

EX[L] Center, Environmental Conservation Club Recycle Shirts

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

November 3, 2017No Comments

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the EX[L] Center and the Environmental Conservation Club held an event where students from The University of Akron made reusable grocery bags out of shirts they no longer wear. The event was organized by EbaNee Bond, a mechanical engineering major at UA. Bond said she felt bad using plastic and paper bags when buying groceries so she began to use reusable bags from grocery s...

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Scoreboard

  • Sunday, November 19

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - Seattle 0

  • Saturday, November 18

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 76 - UT Martin 59

  • Saturday, November 18

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 63 - Florida Gulf Coast 82

  • Friday, November 17

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 66 - Southern Louisiana 54

  • Tuesday, November 14

    Football

    Akron 37 - Ohio 34

  • Sunday, November 12

    Mens Soccer

    Akron 3 - Western Michigan 1

  • Sunday, November 12

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 52 - Bucknell 63

  • Saturday, November 11

    Mens Basketball

    Akron 67 - Cleveland State 57

  • Saturday, November 11

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Miami (Ohio) 3

  • Friday, November 10

    Volleyball

    Akron 0 - Bowling Green 3

Upcoming Games

Football vs. Kent State
Tue, Nov 21 7:00 PMHome
Womens Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky
Wed, Nov 22 7:00 PMHome
Mens Soccer vs. Wisconsin
Sat, Nov 25 4:00 PMHome
Mens Basketball vs. Dayton
Sat, Nov 25 7:00 PM@ Dayton
Womens Basketball vs. Winthrop
Tue, Nov 28 10:30 AMHome
Mens Basketball vs. UT Chattanooga
Tue, Nov 28 7:00 PMHome
Womens Basketball vs. Maryland
Sat, Dec 02 2:00 PMHome
Mens Basketball vs. Marshall
Sat, Dec 02 7:00 PM@ Marshall
Womens Basketball vs. Youngstown State
Tue, Dec 05 7:00 PMHome
Mens Basketball vs. Fort Wayne
Wed, Dec 06 7:00 PMHome

Arts & Lifestyle

Akron Symphony Orchestra to Perform Score from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Akron Symphony Orchestra to Perform Score from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

November 9, 2017

On Nov. 11, E.J. Thomas Hall will be hosting The Akron Symphony who will be performing award-winning composer and Oscar winner, John...

Myers School of Art Celebrates Alumni Artists

Myers School of Art Celebrates Alumni Artists

By Julian Curet, News Contributor

November 1, 2017

Two alumni from The University of Akron Myers School of Art are showing their work at the Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall from Oct. ...

Akron Symphony Performing “Video Games Live”

Akron Symphony Performing “Video Games Live”

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

October 27, 2017

At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, music from the most popular video games will be performed by the Akron Symphony at “Video Game...

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