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Akron Women’s Soccer to Face Dayton for First Time at Home

Amani Jiu defending the goal.
Akron (1-4-1) vs. Dayton (2-3-0)
September 8, 2017

The Akron Zips Women’s Soccer team is looking for their second home win of the season against the Dayton Flyers, Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. This will be the first time in the history of the program that...

Survivors celebrated at Relay for Life event

Relay for Life took place in the UA Field House last weekend.
April 13, 2016

This past weekend, The University of Akron held its annual Relay for Life event in The Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House. This event is held to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who...

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday
April 4, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, The University of Akron is hosting Zippy tryouts at 2 p.m. in the James A. Rhodes Arena (Lab 4). To qualify for the position, one must be a full-time UA student and have registered...

UA must refund $4.1 million to students

UA must refund $4.1 million to students
March 2, 2016

The University of Akron will return $4.1 million to its students after the Ohio Department of Education discovered UA’s facilities fee was improperly raised during the summer. In its 2015 - 2016 budget,...

Tryouts for Zippy’s heir

Tryouts for Zippy's heir
February 18, 2015

  UA is holding tryouts for a new student to take the forthcoming vacant Zippy mascot position.   On Thursday, Feb. 19 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the James A. Rhodes Arena Lab 4, students who...

Student government tracking use of tuition

Graphic by Michael Schwartz
January 22, 2015

  The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is currently in talks with university president, Scott Scarborough, to discover what student fees actually pay for. Just how expensive a university...

UA football coach fired sparking national search for replacement

November 28, 2011

By: Chris Coon After a 2-22 overall record in two seasons at The University of Akron, Director of Athletics Tom Wistrcill announced Saturday that Rob Ianello will not return as head coach of the football...

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