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Conquering crutches

May 4, 2016

Over the course of two semesters at The University of Akron, I have encountered numerous friends and students that are unable to fully participate in or efficiently get to class. The realization that...

Major change

Major change
April 20, 2016

Many college students have wondered whether or not they chose the right major or minor. Students have to decide their major as teenagers, and sometimes it is hard to be sure that major was the right fit...

Love shouldn’t hurt

Love shouldn't hurt
April 13, 2016

The University of Akron’s Counseling and Testing Center hosted a workshop called “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on April 12. This event was led by UA counselors...

Alumni gives insight into history majors

(From left) Alumni Scott Read, Jessica Forrest, and Kayla Hall speak at Tuesday's History Department panel discussion
April 23, 2015

A panel on Careers in History met in the Union on April 22 and featured several UA alumni who spoke about the benefits of declaring history as a major. The panel discussion was presented in partnership...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month clothing drive

April 20, 2015

When their clothes are taken for evidence, sexual assault victims could use a new outfit. A clothing drive for victims of sexual assault, a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Volunteer...

Zips Pantry provides students with essentials

April 9, 2015

The Zips Assistance Pantry returned this semester to help UA students by supplying them with basic essentials. The pantry was held in Polsky room 483 on April 8. The pantry is sponsored by the University...

New positions posted

Career Link offers 106 new opportunities
April 8, 2015

Are you about to graduate in the spring, but unsure of how to find a job? Career Link, a website advocated by the Career Center, recently posted 106 new co-op, internship, and full-time job positions. This...

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades
April 8, 2015

Students are still able to receive online tutoring for free through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative until the last day of classes on May 1. Started in 2010, the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative worked...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.
Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
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...

Mentoring for any first-year students

Peer mentoring recruitment table at Bierce Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
February 11, 2015

There is a program at UA for both new students who need advice for college life and any experienced student who is willing to give that advice. The Office of Multicultural Development’s peer mentoring...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Volunteer organizations tabling at the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 11
February 11, 2015

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer...

Students learn how to alleviate stress

Graphic by Ted Boyer
November 18, 2014

It is that time of the semester when students begin to realize that finals week is vastly approaching and winter break is around the corner. It also a time when many students begin to stress about balancing...

Giving more than thanks this holiday season

Students help during Hunger and Homelessness week by donating toiletries.
November 17, 2014

Give something more this holiday season. The UA community has the opportunity to give back with the Hope Tote donation drive, a toiletry drive in knowledge for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November...

UA program leads students to success

February 26, 2013

Ranier Alexander Many students have been taking the “leadership challenge” this semester with UA Leads, which hosts a series of events that aim to help elevate and amplify students’ leadership skills. “UA...

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