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Women’s self-defense class was a hit

Women’s self-defense class was a hit

By Abigail Wakefield, Writer

March 28, 2016

University of Akron Police Department (UAPD) Detective Angela Paonessa and Officer Kevin Kabellar joined a handful of women in the rec center on March 16 to teach helpful self-defense techniques. This class was held as part of Women’s History Month. The hands-on workshop presented easy-to-use...

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

January 25, 2016

Last week on the first day of spring classes, Jan. 19, a few new and what are likely to be popular dining venues opened on campus. What was Ohio Burger in the Student Union is now a Chick-fil-A and a Panda Express, while in the Polsky Building, Summit Bistro and the Candy Bar are now a Chick-fil-A...

Why we feel guilty for taking care of ourselves

Why we feel guilty for taking care of ourselves

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion-Editor

December 2, 2015

The other night I was sprawled out in my apartment with the covers pulled up to my neck. I started watching the infamous Buzzfeed videos on my laptop, then suddenly found myself watching Ted Talks a few hours later. I began to think of all of the things on my to-do list and important times I had yet t...

Welcome to China class

Welcome to China class

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

September 30, 2015

Learning a new language doesn't always have to be expensive and time-consuming. Graduate Assistant Chao Mu is teaching free beginning-level Chinese classes for UA students and faculty. Originally started in the spring semester, Mu wanted to continue the free lessons for the fall. This semester, the cl...

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

Five tips to pocket for fall semester

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

September 16, 2015

Five tips to pocket for fall semester After a few months of eating, sleeping and working that seasonal job, the third week of the fall semester is in session and with a vengeance. Whether it is your first semester of college or second to last, it will take some time to get into your semester routine...

Check yourself, Before you Rec yourself

February 7, 2013

Derek Daily For many students, working out provides a respite from an otherwise full schedule. Students drag themselves out of bed or away from their homework for hours of running, cycling or lifting weights. To some, this is a way of life; to others, it’s a way of justifying that study session ov...

Withdraw now or forever hold your peace

September 1, 2011

By: Lindsay Mulhollen In order to stop students from quitting when the going gets tough, a new withdrawal policy has been put into effect beginning this semester. Multiple faculty members declined to comment on the policy change due to contract issues. The new policy shortens the time window a student...