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Kanga Blue: The Barden Bellas of Akron

Victoria Schurr, the President of Kanga Blue (center) said the group’s name is a play on The University of Akron’s mascot, the kangaroo. (Photo courtesy of Adam Michel)

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

March 22, 2018

Originally founded in the fall of 2010 by Dr. Dale Mugler, a previous Dean of the Honors College, Kanga Blue is one of the three a cappella groups and the only all-female group at The University of Akron. Dr. Mugler started Kanga Blue after realizing there was “a lack of opportunities for female s...

Acapella in the spring

Members of all-female acapella group Kanga Blue.

By Preston Davis, Writer

April 25, 2016

The all-female acapella group called Kanga Blue attracted nearly 300 people to its annual free spring concert at Leigh Hall auditorium on Friday evening. The group took the stage at 7 p.m and, over the course of two hours, performed 13 songs. Kanga Blue holds concert during both the fall and spring...