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Editorial: Elevator Malfunction Left Me Trapped in Kolbe Hall for Almost 4 Hours

Editorial: Elevator Malfunction Left Me Trapped in Kolbe Hall for Almost 4 Hours

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2020

Going into the first two weeks of my last semester as an undergraduate student at The University of Akron, I thought the semester would start strong with no issues. I was wrong. Being a Communication major, most of my classes are held in Kolbe Hall. For those who don’t know, a new elevator was insta...

Conquering crutches

By Megan Hanft, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Over the course of two semesters at The University of Akron, I have encountered numerous friends and students that are unable to fully participate in or efficiently get to class. The realization that some people struggle with these various tasks came to me when I had to help a friend on crutches make ...