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Akron Hope takes the cake in Cupcake Wars

Zips for Akron Hope's first-place winning cupcakes.
April 27, 2016

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...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Ashley Trunik, a nursing major, raps
April 13, 2016

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...

Students attend largest marketing competition

Left to right: Chelsea Davis, Ashley Niznik, Justin Chapman and Julia Mallinak.
April 11, 2016

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...

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai
March 28, 2016

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....

Akron’s Got Talent

Remembering tomorrow plays at Akron's Got Talent
March 14, 2016

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...

UA’s Next Top Pizza

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

Inside the ice

Alyson Smith carves an award-winning- sculpture entitled
January 27, 2016

“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,...

Students share artwork for Akron competition

Uehlein's artwork titled
September 21, 2015

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,...

Aero Team beats all US competition

Seventeen Aero Team members traveled to California.
April 27, 2015

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,...

Ballroom dance team weekend results

April 13, 2015

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...

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