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The first show launched in June 2011, shortly after the owner/founder’s birthday.

Art & Craft Show Returns to Medina for Summer Event

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Cleveland Animal Protection League.
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief August 13, 2019

On Aug. 17, Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows will be hosting their 2019 Medina Summer show at the Medina Community Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the event, vendors will have 100...

Family, friends, and community members work to package 40,000 meals that will be distributed to hungry people around the world in Zak Husein's name.

Honoring Zak Husein by giving back

By Zaina Salem, Editor in chief April 20, 2016

“Do not forget your loved ones. Please remember…. tell everybody all the good things you feel about them. Get straight to the point, because sometimes you will not have a chance.” These words...

3 Guys Pizza employee showcases winning pizza besides students Ryan Harty (left) and Matthew Yoder (right)

UA’s Next Top Pizza

By Preston Davis, Writer February 22, 2016

Over 90 students voted to decide The University of Akron’s Next Top Pizza at a fundraiser event on Feb. 18. The $1,000 raised will be donated to the Akron Canton Food Bank. UA’s Interfraternity...

Charity event to honor Zak Husein

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2016

Students are taking the initiative to honor Zak Husein — the UA International Business student who was killed over a month ago in an armed robbery — by planning a charity event to commemorate his life...

Prepare to be slimed for charity

Prepare to be slimed for charity

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor December 2, 2015

Imagine seeing your favorite Zip covered in oozing slime in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge. Now it's a possibility with ZPN and Zips for St. Jude’s third annual slime event on Dec. 3 from 5:30 p.m....

‘By The Kids For The Kids’ fundraiser for the Akron Children’s Hospital

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor November 30, 2015

In the holiday spirit of sharing and caring, Dance Marathon UAkron is holding a fundraiser called “By The Kids, For The Kids Silent Art Auction and Benefit Concert,” for Akron Children’s Hospital. “By...

Donation drive to give back to Akron community

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor November 23, 2015

The winter holiday season is considered to be the most giving season of all. One way to help out this season is by participating in ServeAkron’s Winter Wishes Donation Drive. This annual donation...

Volunteers package meals for the homeless

Raising awareness for homelessness

By Paul Clifford and Sofia Syed November 19, 2015

Financially supporting oneself can be a challenge — people may turn to the government for help, but is it really enough? One in seven individuals in the Akron-Canton area is food insecure, meaning...

Zips to make a difference

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2015

From cleaning train windows to creating holiday ornaments, more than 800 student volunteers from The University of Akron are expected to participate in the 11th annual “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday,...

Participants in the Alzheimer's  walk support cause.

A Walk to Remember

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor October 5, 2015

More than 210,000 people in the state of Ohio live with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, and about 13,000 of them live in Summit County, according to Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month clothing drive

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer April 20, 2015

When their clothes are taken for evidence, sexual assault victims could use a new outfit. A clothing drive for victims of sexual assault, a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Volunteer...

Women donate hair to women batting cancer treatment

‘Cuts for a Cause’

By Kelly Unger, Writer April 15, 2015

Women take pride in how their hair looks; it is a statement of identity. But women who undergo treatment for cancer might lose their hair. On Tuesday, April 14, UA hosted "Cuts for a Cause,” an event...

Tau Kappa Epsilon gives a fun performance to summer songs of the 90's.

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer April 13, 2015

UA’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life presented the 83rd annual Songfest. This year, Songfest raised a record breaking $8,059.75 for the children of Camp Quality and their families. It was an...

Running for a chance to win the battle

By Kaitlin Erdman, Writer April 8, 2015

Whether directly or indirectly, cancer affects the lives of everyone. From Saturday, April 11 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, April 12 at 3 a.m., UA is hosting Relay for Life to celebrate those who have won their...

UA students form charity after studying abroad

By Kristina Aiad-Toss , News Writer March 18, 2015

In December 2014, a group of fifteen students from The University of Akron traveled to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU). Zeke Isaac, who is originally from Haiti,...

Many of UA's outdoor fields are not available for student use.

UA student turns dilemma into charity

By William Singer, News Editor October 6, 2014

  A UA student is turning a bad experience into something that could potentially help a greater cause. Chris Lewis, a junior in mechanical engineering, noticed a disturbing trend in recent weeks...

UA candidates get slimed for charity

January 31, 2013

Katelyn Freil [email protected] A stage in the Student Union Starbucks was covered in green goo right out of a ‘90s Nickelodeon game show on Wednesday night as three prominent members...

My New Year’s resolutions

December 6, 2012

Written by: Abigail Chaff I never really cared enough to make New Year’s resolutions. What’s the point of pretending that I’m going to change, I figure, when I have that little voice in the back...

Student group builds for a good cause

November 29, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil In 1965, Millard and Linda Fuller visited Koinonia Farm, a small, interracial, Christian community outside of Americus, Ga. Here, along with biblical scholar Clarence Jordan,...

The love movement is taking over

November 20, 2012

Written by: Brandon Winter What is the one thought that every person has as their life comes to a close? “Did I love?” “Did I love enough?” “Did the people around me know that I loved them?”...

Project RISE works to keep kids warm

October 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil It may seem warm out now, but many people are already getting out their scarves, heavy coats and warm blankets. Young students who are not fortunate enough to have warm blankets,...

Why support Relay?

April 17, 2012

Written by: Miranda Burbridge So you have some spare change or a large sum of money and you want to do some good.  What can you do? You could walk into the Student Union during lunchtime and throw it...

Humans vs. Zombies; Battle across UA’s campus raises money for charity

April 16, 2012

Written by: Molly Gase Phi Delta Epsilon is currently hosting Humans vs. Zombies on The University of Akron’s main campus to raise money for charity. The sign-up table for the event, where participants...

In support of Relay

April 16, 2012

Written by: Matthew Balsinger I know many students on campus have heard of Relay For life, but many have never attended the event before. If those students were anything like me, they’ve never looked...

Festival of Trees

November 30, 2011

By: Heather Beyer The Holiday Tree Festival featured magnificent displays of decorated full-size trees, wreaths, miniature trees and countless holiday creations. It also included local entertainment surrounded...

The State of Relay

August 10, 2011

By Andrea Mazzocco In 2010, cancer became the leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, 1,500 people per day died from cancer. It is a devastating disease, affecting every race, ethnicity,...

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