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Cover to Cover: A brutally honest journey on ‘The Underground Railroad’

By Katherine Tasseff, kit4@zips.uakron.edu

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

16-year-old Cora doesn’t have a birthday. Or a last name. Or a real family. All she has is a life of picking cotton every day until she dies. Cora, the heroine in Colson Whitehead’s new, 2016 National Book Award-winning nov...

Rubber City Comics: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-17-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Hidden Gem of Akron, Showcase

Are you a self-proclaimed comic book nerd? Stop by Rubber City Comics (RCC) in downtown Akron to expand your collection. You deserve to treat yourself because it’s almost finals week. The comic book store was started in Quaker S...

BIG WORDS saves college students BIG BUCKS

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2015

Filed under Opinion

No matter what college you’re in or what classes you’re taking, every student in every class asks the same question every semester: “Do I need to buy the book?” In a perfect world, books would be affordable and this question...

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

July 3, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life

Featured at the Hower House was an exhibit named Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, a traveling exhibition of handmade books and printmaking. The exhibit was a collection of books, paper and small watercolor paintings rendered...

The Big Big Mess: Akron reading series departs

April 19, 2012

Filed under News

Written by: Maggie Duff When the typical Akronite embarks on a quest for culture in the city, he or she generally visits EJ Thomas Hall, the Akron Art Museum, local galleries or maybe even a jazz club or a house show. Yet,...

E-book evolution and the future of print

November 10, 2011

Filed under News

By: Molly Gase “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess expressed frequently in his books that the path to bettering one’s place in life is throu...

Glass Castle author Jeannette Walls visits EJ Thomas Hall

October 13, 2011

Filed under News

By: Pamela Kellman Jeannette Walls, author of The University of Akron’s common reading book for 2011, “The Glass Castle,” visited EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall Wednesday night to deliver the First Year Lecture address ...