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Cram with Greek life

Cram with Greek life

By Rebecca Schaming , Writer May 4, 2016

Concerned about the library being packed for finals week? Join The University of Akron’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic Council for Cram Jam, which is a 45-minute study session with 15-minute breaks...

Singer-songwriter Mike Edel promotes his recent album India, Seattle.

Canadian musician makes his Akron debut

By Sofia, Arts & Life Editor February 22, 2016

“It’s a lot of hard work and some great music. That's what people want,” said musician Mike Edel. Edel is an indie folk singer-songwriter from British Columbia who is making his debut in Akron...

Author of “Beautiful Boy” to speak at UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor October 12, 2015

Addiction is an ongoing tragedy throughout the world; it can shake up someone’s life and take a toll on family and friends. David Sheff, author of “Beautiful Boy,” has first hand experience with...

Chao Mu teaches introductory Chinese.

Welcome to China class

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor September 30, 2015

Learning a new language doesn't always have to be expensive and time-consuming. Graduate Assistant Chao Mu is teaching free beginning-level Chinese classes for UA students and faculty. Originally...

Free education in public domain

Free education in public domain

By Grant Morgan , News Editor April 29, 2015

What does it mean for a book to be in the public domain? And what are you doing this summer? According to the fifth edition of Webster’s New World College Dictionary, public domain means “the condition...

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and...

Knight Foundation funds free tickets

By Grant Morgan , Arts & Life Editor February 9, 2015

There is an old venue using new means to promote art and culture near downtown Akron. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently awarded EJ Thomas Hall with $120,000. This money will be used...

Five pocket notes to help you save

Five pocket notes to help you save

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor January 31, 2015

Ever hear or even use the phrase, “I’m a broke college student?” Well, it didn’t come from nowhere. College students are notoriously known for being “broke” or “poor,” but it doesn’t...

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