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Black Male Summit empowers young men

April 11, 2016

Empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement. Those were four goals of the ninth annual Black Male Summit, which was held this past weekend at the John S. Knight Convention Center and the...

Jatavis Brown named Defensive Player of the Year

Linebacker Jatavis Brown wins Defensive Player of the Year.
December 2, 2015

Senior linebacker Jatavis Brown was named Mid-American Conference (MAC) Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Brown has started all 12 games this year and led the Zips with 108 tackles,...

Speech and Debate Team places second at state championship

The Speech and Debate Team members pose at Bricco restaurant in downtown Akron after the OFA State Championship.
February 25, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (forensics) Team took second place at the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 21 and 22.  The tournament was held in Kolbe Hall, beginning Saturday and ending...

Trolley tours for black history

The John Brown memorial at the Akron City Zoo.
February 9, 2015

Some people may not be aware of the famous speech delivered by Sojourner Truth at Akron’s Women’s Rights Convention Center in 1851. “If women want any rights more than they‘s got, why don’t’...

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