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Sophomore Celebration Week started in 2017 at the main campus. ZipAssist plans to implement week-long celebrations for Juniors next spring. (Courtesy of The University of Akron)

Sophomore Celebration Week Includes Multiple Events, Activities

By Megan Parker, News Contributor April 8, 2018

Hosted by ZipAssist, Sophomore Celebration Week will include multiple events and activities to remind students of on-campus resources, to celebrate the halfway point of college and allow students to connect...

Senior Amanda Palmer, left, and junior Lauaren Thompson, right, at last Wednesdays event.

Mardi Gras Celebration

By Preston Davis, Writer February 17, 2016

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday,” is a celebration that occurs before the fasting of Lent. Traditionally, the festivities culminate on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Zips...

Megan Grund and Alvaro Rodriguez, H.O.L.A. members, dress in traditional costumes to celebrate Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead livens up the Union

By Israa Eddeb, Online Editor November 2, 2015

Dead bread, sugar skulls, music, and more filled the SU piano lounge on Nov. 2 for Hispanic Organization Leading Akron’s, or H.O.L.A.’s, display of El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead). Four...

Celebrating faiths across UA

April 2, 2013

Rachel Brown Living in a predominantly Christian nation, we sometimes forget that not everyone associates the fall of snow with Christmas, or the coming of spring with fish on Fridays. As young adults,...

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