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Fundraiser for Haitians; every 'penne' counts

Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor April 20, 2016

Enjoy spaghetti and support a good cause on Monday, April 25. The second annual Spaghetti Dinner, hosted by Zips for Haiti, is raising funds to bring Haitian students to The University of Akron. Money...

Team from Phi Delta Pheta take part in the Zips for St. Jude all-nighter fundraiser.

UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

By John Rachal, Writer February 17, 2016

Zips for St. Jude celebrates 10 years of collectively raising more than $300,000 for the children of St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For their main 2016 event, Zips for St. Jude held an all-nighter...

John Messina is slimed during the event by Zac Steiner.

Zips for St. Jude raises $1,075

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor December 7, 2015

"Can you show everyone how big our whisk is?" Zips for St. Jude President Paige Schertzinger said as Zac Steiner, assistant director of Off Campus Student Services, brandished a two-and-a-half foot long...

Prepare to be slimed for charity

Prepare to be slimed for charity

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor December 2, 2015

Imagine seeing your favorite Zip covered in oozing slime in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge. Now it's a possibility with ZPN and Zips for St. Jude’s third annual slime event on Dec. 3 from 5:30 p.m....

Survivors sign pink tire in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

Making Strides toward a cure

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor October 19, 2015

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the American Cancer Society hosted its 16th annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday, Oct. 18. Making Strides is a noncompetitive 5k walk...

Participants in the Alzheimer's  walk support cause.

A Walk to Remember

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor October 5, 2015

More than 210,000 people in the state of Ohio live with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, and about 13,000 of them live in Summit County, according to Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s...

Hower House holds artisan fair

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer April 13, 2015

The Hower House Museum presented the Artisan Fair, which featured numerous vendors, many of whom are native to the Akron and Northeast Ohio area. The fair sold a wide range of artisan products including...

Send a song to your valentine

Send a song to your valentine

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

UA’s Trombone Association wants to bring the spontaneity back into Valentine’s Day by offering a different kind of valentine. For only $25, a tuxedo- clad trombone trio will serenade your sweetheart. Trombone...

Designs of the t-shirts being sold in the fundraiser.

Students help one of their own

By Grant Morgan, Writer September 11, 2014

    A student at The University of Akron is hosting a fundraiser to support his mother’s recovery after a serious accident. Lucas Budd, an exercise science major, along with the Exercise...

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