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Akron Hope takes the cake in Cupcake Wars

Akron Hope takes the cake in Cupcake Wars

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Archive

University of Akron student organizations had the opportunity to compete in Cupcake Wars, hosted by the Zips Programming Network, on April 25 in the Student Union. Teams decorated their cupcakes with their respective themes for a chance to win $300, $200, and $100 for the first, second, and third...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Archive

Twelve University of Akron sororities and fraternities sang and danced to raise money for children with cancer by competing at the 83rd annual Songfest competition last Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall. Hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and a committee of chapter representatives,...

Students attend largest marketing competition

Students attend largest marketing competition

By Kaitlin Erdman

April 11, 2016


Filed under Archive

This past weekend, The University of Akron’s Fisher Institute for Professional Selling sent four students to the largest sales competition in existence. The National Collegiate Sales competition (NCSC), held at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, is an 18-year-old competition for sales student...

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Fighting urban poverty with foam bricks, four University of Akron students formed one of the six teams that made it to the final round in the regional Hult Prize competition in Dubai on March 11 and 12. Now in its seventh year, the Hult Prize is the world's largest student case competition, which ...

Akron’s Got Talent

Akron’s Got Talent

By Ashlee Fields, Page Designer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

University of Akron students put their skills to the test for Akron’s Got Talent on March 10 in the Student Union Theatre. All the participants competed for a chance to win gift cards for the best performances. The event was put on by the Zips Programming Network and Campus Programs. The show w...

UA’s Next Top Pizza

UA’s Next Top Pizza

By Preston Davis, Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 Council hosted the event for the third year in the Student Union with pizza — lots of pizza. For 10...

Inside the ice

Inside the ice

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“The happiest part is when the time is up because while the time is running and everything is going wrong, it scares you to death,” senior Alyson Smith said while carving ice at UA’s Ice Fest competition, where she ended up winning third place and $100 worth of carving tools. This was her first...

Students share artwork for Akron competition

Students share artwork for Akron competition

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Over 30 UA students have their artwork displayed in venues around downtown Akron for the fourth annual Akron Art Prize competition. Many categories will be displayed, including painting, photography, graphic design, and sculpture. Chad Uehlein, a junior majoring in printmaking, submitted his work entit...

Aero Team beats all US competition

Aero Team beats all US competition

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

With a grand total of seven awards, the majority being for first place, The University of Akron’s Aero Design Team returned from its weekend competition yielding impressive results. Held in Van Nuys, California, the SAE Aero Design West Competition brought together about 75 aero design teams from...

Ballroom dance team weekend results

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

The UA Ballroom Dance Competition Team returned from a tournament last weekend yielding impressive results. The team competed in the University of Michigan Ballroom Competition on Saturday, April 11. Each event in this tournament was called a "heat," which comprised three rounds, quarterfinals,...