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Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

Fundraiser for Haitians; every 'penne' counts
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...

UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

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

Zips for St. Jude raises $1,075

John Messina is slimed during the event by Zac Steiner.
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
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....

Making Strides toward a cure

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

A Walk to Remember

Participants in the Alzheimer's  walk support cause.
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

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
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...

Students help one of their own

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