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It’s Time for a Break

October 17, 2016

The middle of October for college students signifies the halfway mark of the fall semester. For the most part, students have adjusted into routines and stuck with them.   Having created some form of...

The race to break down barriers of education

April 18, 2016

A brand new 5k race, organized by DreamAKRON, is raising money in order to establish scholarships for high school students on May 7. The race is a community event that involves people from the Akron...

UA Alternative Spring Break

March 30, 2016

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break
March 28, 2016

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and...

Finals preparations

April 30, 2015

It’s that stressful time of the semester again where students are pulling all-nighters and cramming for finals. The Union and the University Libraries are helping students alleviate their stress by...

Free education in public domain

Free education in public domain
April 29, 2015

What does it mean for a book to be in the public domain? And what are you doing this summer? According to the fifth edition of Webster’s New World College Dictionary, public domain means “the condition...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.
Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
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...

Austin: not weird, smarter

April 2, 2013

Abigail Chaff What exactly does everyone want out of Austin, Texas? Austin seems to be the new place to be. I feel geographical locations go through cycles just like everything else. Right now Austin...

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

March 21, 2013

Beau Brown The winds around campus have been picking up as the students let out sighs of relief in honor of the upcoming Spring Break next week. Ah, Spring Break: A long-held tradition of universities...

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