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President Wilson hits a new note

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

This Saturday, Dec. 10, University of Akron President Matthew Wilson will be playing tuba for the first time ever in Akron’s 37th annual TubaChristmas at E.J. Thomas Hall. Performances are at 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and are free for the public and $10 for participants. President Wilson is a well-seasoned tuba vet...

Help fight hunger and homelessness

Help fight hunger and homelessness

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

This week, The University of Akron’s civic engagement program serveAkron is highlighting the issues of hunger and homelessness in Akron and the surrounding areas. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week includes a number of food drives and service events on and off campus. Dina Daltorio, a graduate a...

Second week of ‘The American Play’

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Theater

This November the UA Theatre Arts main stage production is “The America Play,” written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Jimmie Woody. The next performances take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 and at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10-12 in Sandefur Theatre at Guzetta Hall. On the surface, “The America Play” is ab...

Feature: An experience at the Etiquette Dinner

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Last Wednesday I, and many other students and alumni, attended Career Service’s Etiquette Dinner in the Student Union Ballroom. For only $5, registered guests received professional headshots for use with services such as LinkedIn, a chance to meet with area professionals and practice networking, and a ...

Phi Gamma Delta parties with puppies

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

On Friday, Oct. 28, 261 Spicer Street will be an animal house. Here, just behind the Student Wellness and Recreation Center, is where the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta will celebrate “The Puppy Party” to raise awareness about animal adoption and raise money that will go directly to a local anima...

Disability Awareness Week

By Julian Curet, jcc125@zips.uakron.edu

October 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

This year at UA, Oct. 31 won’t just be a day to wear costumes and eat candy.  Halloween kicks off “Disabilities Awareness Week.” This event is organized by the Office of Accessibility (OA) and highlights its mission to not only provide a fully accessible education to students with disabilities, ...