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Ready, set, mark your calendars

Ready, set, mark your calendars

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2016

Get ready to deck out in glow sticks and black light material for The University of Akron’s third annual 5k Glow Run on Friday, April 29 at the Lee R. Jackson Track & Field Complex. The run begins at 9 p.m. but registration and check-in start at 7:30 p.m. during the day of the 5k. During...

The power of Yoga

The power of Yoga

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2016

With spring break approaching, it may be difficult for students to stay motivated for all of the upcoming papers and exams. A way students can de-stress from school work and relax is by taking time to practice yoga. The University of Akron graduate student Sara Syed teaches yoga regularly and thinks...

Z-Fit kicks off new program

Z-Fit kicks off new program

By John Rachal, Writer

January 25, 2016

The most common New Year’s resolution is the classic “let’s get in shape for spring break” goal which, understandably, is thrown to the wayside as people get back into the swing of their usual school, work, and life schedules. With so much on one’s plate, it’s hard to even think about...

New beginnings in 2015

New beginnings in 2015

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2015

Needless to say, 2015 brings many new beginnings. Make every day count and take advantage of every break. 2015 has arrived and been here for several weeks now. If you’ve managed not to write 2014 on any papers yet, kudos to you. With this being said, the spring semester has begun, working a part-time...

How to make your body inhospitable to cancer cells

How to make your body inhospitable to cancer cells

By Justin Cohen, Writer

December 1, 2014

What really is cancer? Cancer is simply a temporary malfunction in your normal cell division process.  The human body is an incredible complex system designed to be able to heal and protect itself against injury or disease. To allow your body to gain its fullest functioning potential to protect you,...

A Rec Center offers services for a variety of students

December 4, 2012

Written by: Forrest Dukes The University of Akron has a diverse group of students and the Recreation and Wellness Center works to support students emotionally,  socially, mentally and physically. “We try to work with several types of exercise since there are different types of students here. Having stu...

Wheeling into workouts: Rec Center improving services for the disabled

September 1, 2011

By: Alison Stewart The Student Recreation and Wellness Center has taken steps to improve its services for the fall semester.  The Office of Accessibility and the SRWS worked together to make the recreation center more handicap accessible. “Many recreation facilities across the country have started to ...