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UA School of Law gets $100k from federal program

UA School of Law gets $100k from federal program

By Dylan Reynolds

May 4, 2016

After receiving a $100,000 grant, The University of Akron School of Law is partnering with the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) to help youths with criminal records find jobs and affordable housing. The grant comes from the federal Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program, which is itself a col...

Tenants rights when being evicted

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015

Being evicted from a rental property can be a stressful process. It is important for a renter to get a written agreement signed by both parties, and to know what type of lease—whether house or apartment—is being signed. Arne Englehart owns five properties near UA’s campus and has rented to UA...

Fair exhibits housing alternatives

Three students receive dining plan information in front of the UA Dining Services table.

By Grant Morgan, News Writer

March 5, 2015

UA’s Off-Campus Student Services held its annual housing fair in the Union on Wednesday, March 4, which gave students critical information on finding and choosing a place to live next school year. Around 25 tables, occupied by representatives from apartment complexes and housing companies, filled...

Tips for students on a college budget

Tips for students on a college budget

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2015

For college students, saving money, or at least having money in your pocket, is vital. Whether one needs money for an emergency, to pay tickets, bills, or day-to-day meals, money is a must have. But what about the times when a person doesn’t have money and finds themselves calling mom and dad to...

Calling potential roommates

April 25, 2013

Alison Czaplicki Finding a roommate is exciting, but can quickly turn into horror. With everything else the end of spring semester brings, finding a new roommate for next fall is another item on many students’ to-do list. Asking these questions when seeking a potential roommate will eliminate t...

Tips for renting

Tips for renting

By Gabrielle Glandorf

April 16, 2013

Gabrielle Glandorf The end of this semester is quickly approaching, but so is the next school year. If students are looking for a new place to rent, there are many things that normally get overlooked that can cause them problems. As mentioned in a previous article, Lynn Clark, lawyer and sociolog...