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BLU Jazz +: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-10-16

Enter BLU Jazz + by entering the alley to the right of the sign. The entrance is on top of a small parking lot across from Ely Road Boutique and near Musica.
47 E Market Street
November 9, 2016

Think of BLU Jazz + as a fancier version of your usual club hangout with your crew. This club is located in downtown Akron, so it is quite accessible for UA students. BLU Jazz + is known for its quality...

Ice Fest 2016

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to watch the competitors create frozen masterpieces during this year's Ice Fest.
January 27, 2016

As signs of winter have begun appearing on campus, the annual Ice Fest returned to the University of Akron. Students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Buchtel Commons on Tuesday to watch as competitors...

Many questions, few answers

President Scott Scarborough at the Nov. 18 Akron Press Club luncheon. Emcee M.L. Schultze of WKSU-FM is in the background.
At Akron Press Club Event, Scarborough reconsiders higher-level course fees among other topics
November 18, 2015

“No topic is off-limits,” UA President Scott Scarborough told the crowd at yesterday’s Akron Press Club event in Quaker Square’s banquet hall, where nearly 175 educators, students, staff, alumni,...

A ‘normal meeting’

November 18, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough began his Akron Press Club speech yesterday by pulling out the dry erase markers and telling the audience he was going to run it like he does “normal meetings” with “faculty,...

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

Love Markel speaks to a group in Olin Hall Room 124 on Friday, May 1, to organize the details of next week's protest.
May 1, 2015

Seventeen students gathered in Olin Hall Room 124 today, May 1, to work out the details of a protest against a name-change for The University of Akron. The protest will take place next Friday, May 8,...

New assault awareness organization

New assault awareness organization
April 1, 2015

A new club on campus, Men of Strength, is looking to address mens roles in sexual violence. The group is a collegiate extension of the national non-profit organization, Men Can Stop Rape, and is looking...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Volunteer organizations tabling at the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 11
February 11, 2015

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer...

New club rugby team on campus

UA's new rugby is looking for students to join their ranks.
September 30, 2014

As a recent addition to the university’s collection of club sports, Akron has introduced an official Rugby team. Founded by second-year student and club President Zach Gilgenbach, with the assistance...

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