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Zipcon anime convention brings in 1,800

Zipcon anime convention brings in 1,800

By Preston Davis, Writer

February 24, 2016

More than 1,800 people filled the The University of Akron’s Student Union on Feb. 20 to attend Zipcon, a convention on Japanese animation, otherwise known as anime. The event, organized by UA's Akron Animation Association, was free to attend. Anime is a hand-drawn or animated medium present in comics,...

Oddmall craft show and Geek Exposition to present free show in Akron

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2015

Weird is the new normal this fall. Come check out a conglomeration of artsy, geeky, and crafty madness that is none other than Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird. The free event at the John S. Knight Center is on Oct. 31, 2015 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and again on Nov. 1, 2015 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. ...