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Picture of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center at the University of Akron.

American Red Cross Offers Lifeguard Course and Certifications for UA Students

By Emily Price , Contributor October 25, 2021

This fall, the American Red Cross University of Akron provides the opportunity to take lifeguard courses for University of Akron full-time students. Those intending to fulfill lifeguard positions for...

Many members of the Women’s Swimming and Diving team broke pool records during the 2020 Mid-American Conference championship.

Women’s Swimming, Diving Wins Seventh Consecutive MAC Title

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2020

The University of Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team, ranked No. 25 in the nation, won its seventh consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship title on Feb. 29. This year, the Zips...

Jumping for joy, these UA student athletes cooled off after a fun Friday practice.

Women’s Varsity Swimming, Diving Team Bonds Through Campus Fun

By Jayla Green, News Contributor September 8, 2019

The University of Akron Women’s Varsity Swimming and Diving team had a bonding experience, running and splashing through the fountains near Coleman Common after a game of ultimate frisbee on Sept. 6. Sophomore...

Sophomore Paula Garcia during a previous dual against Buffalo. (Image via Ernie Aranyosi)

Women’s Swimming & Diving Secures Steady Win

By Jordyn Etling, Sports Editor November 6, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Akron Women’s Swimming and Diving team defeated Ball State in a Mid-American Conference dual. Currently, in the NCAA rankings, the Zips sit at number 22 while Ball State is...

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