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UA must refund $4.1 million to students

UA must refund $4.1 million to students

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

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, UA raised students’ facilities fee from $18.55 per credit hour (up to 12 credit hours) to ...

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

November 16, 2015

At the third meeting in the Undergraduate Student Government’s Town Hall series, students picked up the microphone to hurl questions — directly, this time — at UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns and new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams. “It makes it hard for [administrato...

Tips for students on a college budget

Tips for students on a college budget

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2015

For college students, saving money, or at least having money in your pocket, is vital. Whether one needs money for an emergency, to pay tickets, bills, or day-to-day meals, money is a must have. But what about the times when a person doesn’t have money and finds themselves calling mom and dad to...

Traveling on a student budget

Traveling on a student budget

By Sara Syed

February 9, 2015

Are you a college student living on a budget that wants to travel and see the world? Students have to live within their means. As college students we are told to make the most out of the experience. When traveling, the journey can be the destination. Most of a student's time is devoted to school,...

Five pocket notes to help you save

Five pocket notes to help you save

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2015

Ever hear or even use the phrase, “I’m a broke college student?” Well, it didn’t come from nowhere. College students are notoriously known for being “broke” or “poor,” but it doesn’t have to be that way. Many of us have been told multiple times by our parents to learn to save money...

BIG WORDS saves college students BIG BUCKS

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2015

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 would be irrelevant. Unless I’m missing something, we don’t live...

University receives nearly $1 million from state

January 29, 2013

Forrest Dukes The University of Akron recently received nearly $1 million for a campus-wide plan to help the students before and after graduating. “The commitment we are making to significantly expand co-ops and internships delivers on our strategic goals to focus on student success, increase graduat...