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World AIDS Day 2015

World AIDS Day 2015

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 30, 2015

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a fatal disease which has caused approximately 658,507 deaths in the United States, according to AIDS.gov, the U.S. government’s website about AIDS. There are more than one million people living in the U.S. who live with HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus,...

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to Billboard.com, Hoodie Allen puts a little more pop music into his rap.  Allen began working with a producer in 2009 that he met at a college...

Student receives engagement award

Student receives engagement award

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

April 15, 2015

UA’s Kevin J. Karas has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a “coalition of college and university presidents, committed to fulfilling the public purposes of higher education” according to their website. Karas intends to graduate with a degree in Human Motivations, a...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Forget relaxation, volunteer

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and advisors—traveled in three groups to Winder, Georgia; Marion, South Carolina; and Manteo, North Carol...