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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

November 14, 2016

The Akron Art Museum is joining the #givingtuesday movement in hopes of fully funding the Akron Art Library. Giving Tuesday is a social media driven event that hopes to encourage philanthropic acts by individuals, communities, and organizations at a time when when many people focus on their holiday and ...

Students transcribe 400-year-old manuscript

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

November 9, 2016

Yesterday, as part of an international transcribing event, about a dozen volunteers from The University of Akron worked to transcribe a 17th-century handwritten recipe manuscript and, in so doing, make it a typed-out, computer-encoded and electronically searchable document. This effort was an example ...

Clubs to watch out for (11-10-16)

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

November 9, 2016

HAkron HAkron is a student organization that aims at connecting people with an interest in computer science and programming. Check out our article on the group from Oct. 19, 2016 called “HAkron dominates hackathon.” Love Your Melon Love Your Melon is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a ...

Clubs To Watch Out For (10-27-16)

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

October 26, 2016

Ballroom Dance Club This group of students comes together to learn, practice, and teach different types of ballroom dancing for both fun and preparing for competition. This club is focused on teaching the basic steps of each dance, and doesn’t require students to have any prior knowledge going into...