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SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to Billboard.com, Hoodie Allen puts a little more pop music into his rap.  Allen began working with a producer in 2009 that he met at a college...

NBC Producer Dave Berg discusses Jay Leno

NBC Producer Dave Berg discusses Jay Leno

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2014

Everyone has heard of The Tonight Show and its iconic host, Jay Leno. Most people do not contemplate what is happening behind the camera when watching on television. Dave Berg was a co-producer for NBC’s The Tonight Show for 18 years. Berg came to UA to talk about the process of producing a...

AcapaROOza gathers for second annual concert

November 13, 2012

Written by: Forrest Dukes The University of Akron hosted an a capella concert to benefit soldiers on Sunday. The concert, held by The University of Akron in Leigh Hall, was the second annual AcapaROOza by Rhythm & Roos. In honor of Veterans Day, the audience at the door was asked to give donation...

Akron Comic-Con rises

November 13, 2012

Written by: Beau Brown Comic-Con is essentially every nerd's paradise. Shelves lined with aged comic books wrapped in plastic, merchandise decorated with characters from various fandoms, and people dressed up as famous superheroes and their infamous villain counterparts combine to create a beacon for com...

Human trafficking: not just in the movies

October 18, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Didato The other day I was listening to the radio in my car and was appalled by a song that came on one of Akron’s “hit” radio stations: “Whistle” by Flo Rida. Have you heard it? The chorus goes like this: “Can you blow my whistle baby, whistle baby / Let me know / ...