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Movie poster for What We Do in the Shadows.

What We Do in The Shadows (2014)

By Liv Ream, Film Critic October 10, 2022

It’s finally October! I am honoring this month with the best monsters the season has to offer, commencing with vampires.  If you’re a fan of the FX show “What We Do in The Shadows,” the film...

National Coming Out Day Events at The University of Akron, October 11

National Coming Out Day Events at The University of Akron, October 11

By Camryn Moore, News Contributor October 10, 2022

The Zips Programming Network and the Office of Multicultural Development will be hosting a National Coming Out Day Celebration in the Student Union’s International Lounge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

Elec Simon

Alumni Elec Simon’s Talent Took Him from UA to Broadway, but Proudest Moments Come from Helping Others Succeed

By Savannah Johns, Correspondent October 3, 2022

Upon meeting Elec Simon for the first time, his experience on Broadway, role in a Golden Globe-nominated film and gig with the Cleveland Cavaliers may be what come to mind first. However, it was a long...

According to the Office of Career Services & Student Employment, attendees should practice their introductions before meeting prospective employers at the fair.

Free Career Fair for Students and Alumni Seeking Internships, Co-ops and Full-Time Positions on Oct. 5

By Abigail Geiser, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2022

The Office of Career Services & Student Employment is hosting the Career Services Fall ’22 UA Internship and Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will be held in the Main...

2021 Homecoming Celebration Tailgate in Lot 10

UA Homecoming and Family Weekend Events Kick Off This Week

By Camryn Moore, News Contributor September 29, 2022

The first 500 student attendees will receive a free Homecoming & Family Weekend t-shirt and Zippy cookie on Monday, Sept. 26. This is part of the Homecoming Kick-Off event at the Jean Hower Taber Student...

 A front view of the Hower House.

Hower House Museum Presents: Poe & Doyle Victorian Crime Fiction

By Savannah Johns, Correspondent September 19, 2022

The Hower House Victorian Mansion was built in 1871 and was the long-time home of one of Akron’s leading industrial families. The mansion was deeded to UA and turned into a museum in the 1970s. It is...

Poster for the film Gaslight (1940).

Review of “Gaslight” (1940)

By Liv Ream, Film Critic September 19, 2022

Gaslight is a classic 1940 film, directed by Thorold Dickinson and written by Arthur Richard Rawlinson and Bridget Boland. It was based on the 1938 play Gas Light by Patrick Hamilton starring Diana Wynyard...

Ballet dancer twirls in pointe shoes.

UA Dance Institute Offers Adult Ballet Classes for Akron Community

By Abigail Geiser, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2022

The University of Akron Dance Institute is offering adult ballet classes for UA students and adults of all  levels of experience. The classes are taught by Dance Institute instructor Julie Schullo in...

Woman in pajamas holding an Insomnia cookie. 

Insomnia Cookies Hosts Annual PJ Party to Welcome College Students Back to Campus

By Emily Price, Contributor / Copyeditor September 16, 2022

Insomnia Cookies is hosting their Annual PJ Party for students. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, The University of Akron students can head to their local Insomnia Cookies store on 367 S Main St at 9 p.m. Those...

Before the pandemic, students attended recruitment opportunities in person.

Handshake Offers Northeast Ohio Regional Virtual Interview and Exploration Day for Students and Alumni of All Majors

By Abigail Geiser, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2022

Handshake, an online recruiting platform for higher education students and alumni, is hosting a Northeast Ohio Regional Virtual Interview and Exploration Day for students and alumni of all majors on September...

A photo taken on Bezuhla’s trip to Lviv. She described having to stand for the entirety of the nine hour trip to the city. The young girl in the photo was asking her mother if she could hold their pet chinchilla.

Living in War: Ukrainian Woman Shares her Experience Behind the Front Lines

By Alyssa Alexsonshk, News Contributor May 16, 2022

On Feb. 24, 2022, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine began. Hanna Bezuhla, a business-to-business sales consultant and content creator at lemlist, an outreach platform, shared her firsthand stories of...

Student ambassador Lauren Redhead at The Fisher Institute grand reopening. Photo by Alyssa Alexsonshk.

The Fisher Institute Grand Reopening

By Alyssa Alexsonshk, News Contributor May 16, 2022

On April 29, 2022, the Fisher Institute held a grand reopening through the Fisher Corporate Partners Meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Attendees included students, corporate partners and UA faculty...

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