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Survivors celebrated at Relay for Life event

Relay for Life took place in the UA Field House last weekend.
April 13, 2016

This past weekend, The University of Akron held its annual Relay for Life event in The Louis and Freda Stile Athletics Field House. This event is held to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who...

Marketing dinner features female speakers

Left to right: Hali Strub, Kristin Genetin, Bayli Strub, members of PSE pose for a photo after dinner.
PSE fraternity students learn about entrepreneurship, business acumen
April 13, 2016

The National Sales and Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron-Canton chapter held their monthly dinner meeting at The Tangier in Akron on Tuesday, April 12. Three female members of NSME Norma Rist, Jane...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Ashley Trunik, a nursing major, raps
April 13, 2016

Twelve University of Akron sororities and fraternities sang and danced to raise money for children with cancer by competing at the 83rd annual Songfest competition last Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall. Hosted...

Song Fest raises record breaking numbers

Tau Kappa Epsilon gives a fun performance to summer songs of the 90's.
April 13, 2015

UA’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life presented the 83rd annual Songfest. This year, Songfest raised a record breaking $8,059.75 for the children of Camp Quality and their families. It was an...

Federal lawsuit against UA chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon

UA's chapter of SAE is located on the corner of Vine St. and Spicer St.
March 16, 2015

A student has filed a federal lawsuit against UA’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity chapter, several of its members, and several UAPD officers in connection with a fight at the fraternity last year. According...

New fraternity house under construction

February 24, 2015

Tau Kappa Epsilon is currently rebuilding their fraternity house on 465 Carroll St. They are planning for it to be completed by June. Their former house, located at 116 Fir Hill, was demolished last...

Fraternal colony on campus

February 24, 2015

Phi Sigma Kappa is currently revamping their fraternity after their chapter was removed from UA’s campus. Starting with all new members, they are trying to gain new recruits and show they have improved. Phi...

‘Wild’n Out Comedy Jam’

Competing comedians perform improvisational sketches in Union ballroom
February 24, 2015

Akron’s National Panhellenic Council presented the Wild’n Out Comedy Jam at the Student Union on Feb 19. Students packed into the ballroom to laugh and participate in games with improv comedians in...

Insider’s perspective: Greek life

Insider's perspective: Greek life
January 31, 2015

Greek life has a different connotation to everyone. To some, it may be the parties so often emphasized in movies, to others, an outlet for volunteering, and to the rest, a family. College years are full...

Greek Life is good and fun

April 25, 2012

Written by: Zackary Betscher Greek is good: Being a part of Greek Life in college makes one’s college experience far better than not participating in Greek life. As I began college, I did not find...

UA students walk the runway

March 29, 2012

Written by: Starr Davis The Beta Pi Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. showcased their seventh annual fashion show Thursday in the Student Union Ballroom. “It was different; it wasn’t anything...

UA Students named man and woman of the year

March 22, 2012

Written by: Amy Nelson The Greek community at The University of Akron has been working for the past year to achieve high standards, increase community service hours and donation dollars and improve leadership...

Greek Myth

August 10, 2011

By Russ Friend Sitting in the back of a lecture hall gives me a great view of other students. Down in front of me a few rows sit some fraternity fellows. These poor schmucks are sure geek for the Greek. I...

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