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Chill Artisan Ice Cream: Hidden Gem of Akron 9-8-16

Chill Artisan Ice Cream: Hidden Gem of Akron 9-8-16

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016

During the last few weeks of the summer I was on a date night with my boyfriend. As we were walking down High Street near Nightlight Cinema, I noticed a quirky ice cream sign on the side of a brick building. The location of this place is somewhat odd, but you definitely don’t want to miss it. We ...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By George Dunlap, Writer

May 2, 2016

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) capped off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with its 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event on April 29 at Lock 3. Since 2005, the Medina and Summit County Rape Crisis Centers have put on this event to raise funds and bring awareness to the topic of sexual assault. This...

Students share artwork for Akron competition

Students share artwork for Akron competition

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief

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, graphic design, and sculpture. Chad Uehlein, a junior majoring in printmaking, submitted his work entit...

Open carry walk on Saturday

Open carry walk on Saturday

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

April 22, 2015

Don’t be surprised to see a group of people openly wielding firearms on UA’s campus this weekend.  Jeffry Smith, a National Rifle Association Certified Firearms Instructor and Life Member, organized an “Open Carry/Firearm Education Walk” for Saturday, April 25 on UA’s campus. Smith has do...

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 18, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals of the Knight Foundation is to facilitate connections and opportunities within the community of Akron...

Global Village Festival brings culture to Akron

Global Village Festival brings culture to Akron

By William Singer, News Editor

September 17, 2014

  The 3rd annual Global Village Festival of Greater Akron brought a multicultural celebration to Akron’s Lock 3 Park on Saturday, Sept. 13. Vendors from around the area sold ethnic cuisine, handmade goods and displayed their talents in live performances. The origins of the festival go...