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Hypnotist dazzles audience at EJ

This was Michael C. Anthony's 17th time performing at The University of Akron.
September 19, 2016

Last Wednesday, Sept. 14, hypnotist Michael C. Anthony gave an exceptional 9:09 p.m. performance at The University of Akron’s EJ Thomas Hall, which was organized by the Residence Hall Programming Board...

Coffee and chat with the president

Interim President Wilson talks to students during the Town Hall meeting at Starbucks on Sept. 7.
September 7, 2016

Around lunchtime yesterday, University of Akron interim President Matthew Wilson came to the Student Union Starbucks Lounge to introduce himself to students and answer their questions in an informal, town-hall-type...

Bridging STEM fields

April 6, 2016

Over the weekend, The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame STEM Middle School hosted its sixth BEST (Bridging Engineering, Science, and Technology) Medicine Engineering Fair. This event, orchestrated...

What you might have missed

January 25, 2016

Finals week is demanding, and it’s often difficult for students to keep up with anything other than studying, finishing final projects, and taking tests. Then, when winter break comes, many take full...

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns and new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams addressed questions from students during USG's Town Hall meeting yesterday.
November 16, 2015

At the third meeting in the Undergraduate Student Government’s Town Hall series, students picked up the microphone to hurl questions — directly, this time — at UA Vice President of Advancement Larry...

Town Hall meeting leaves something to be desired

October 7, 2015

Monday’s USG Town Hall meeting with Scott Scarborough held great promises, but left something to be desired. The idea of a town hall meeting carries a strong connotation of intimacy: guests openly...

EJ links with Playhouse Square, Civic Theater

EJ links with Playhouse Square, Civic Theater
September 28, 2015

The University of Akron is partnering with Playhouse Square and the Akron Civic Theatre to present the “Broadway in Akron” series at EJ Thomas Hall.   With the new two-year agreement, the series...

USG seeks transparency with ‘Town Hall’ series

USG seeks transparency with 'Town Hall' series
Starts forum to connect students to administrators, explain recent changes
September 14, 2015

Last Thursday, Sept. 10, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government gathered at the Student Union Starbucks lounge to discuss a summer of radical changes, questionable cuts, and concerns over a lack of administrative...

What’s happening with Dining Services?

Current view of what was previously Ohio Burger in the Student Union. Other venue construction going on around campus.
August 22, 2015

Students can expect a different dining experience this fall, as UA recently hired the Aramark Corporation to take over its Dining Services. Aramark is a big company—207th of the list of Fortune 500s—that...

Rescue operations training

Heavy rescue truck parked on student walkway between JAR parking lot and Kolbe Hall.
February 18, 2015

Students might have seen a dozen firetrucks and EMS vehicles between James A. Rhodes Arena and Kolbe Hall on Feb. 11 and 12. These drills were run by the Summit County Technical Rescue Operations whose...

Knight Foundation funds free tickets

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...

Bon Appétit, étudiants! Rob's Cafe

March 12, 2013

Bianca Tan From good old American comfort food to healthy wraps and vegetable dishes, one can find almost anything at Rob’s. From french fries to spicy food that reminds you of Indian cuisine, one can...

Bon Appétit, étudiants! Rob’s Cafe

March 12, 2013

Bianca Tan From good old American comfort food to healthy wraps and vegetable dishes, one can find almost anything at Rob’s. From french fries to spicy food that reminds you of Indian cuisine, one can...

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