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 President-elect Donald Trump spoke during a rally on the campaign trail at the James A. Rhode Arena at UA this summer.

Anti-Trump protest in Highland Square tonight

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor November 14, 2016

Following protests against President-elect Donald Trump in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many other cities throughout the country, one will take place in Akron’s Highland Square tonight at...

Student Jessie Armstead performed in The America Play last in the Sandefur Theatre in Guzzeta Hall.

Theater program returns to UA

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor November 9, 2016

After a two-year hiatus, the theater arts degree program is back at The University of Akron for this upcoming spring semester, following approval from the Board of Trustees and the Ohio Department of Higher...

President Matthew Wilson will step down this summer. (Buchtelite file photo)

Trustees look to name president, provost

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor October 17, 2016

While Board members are considering making Interim President Matthew Wilson's position permanent, the administration is cutting back on faculty hiring for financial reasons. This Wednesday, the...

World-champ Zip ingests cocaine from kiss

World-champ Zip ingests cocaine from kiss

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor October 10, 2016

Former University of Akron pole vaulter Shawn Barber competed in the Rio Olympics for Canada this summer despite testing positive for cocaine. Barber was still able to compete because The Sport Dispute...

Meet the new student trustee: Zachary Michel

Meet the new student trustee: Zachary Michel

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor October 10, 2016

There are two student trustees at The University of Akron. They are non-voting members of the Board of Trustees, and are supposed to give input on pertinent issues from a student’s perspective at Board...

ZPN hosts late night bingo

ZPN hosts late night bingo

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Editor September 12, 2016

The Zips Programming Network (ZPN) hosted a “Survival Bingo Night,” which featured prizes to help students survive college like a television and caffeinated beverages. Last Friday, attendees gathered...

Kyle Edmonds shakes hands with an employer after speaking with her about career opportunities.

Putting your best foot forward

Students seek employment at career, internship fair in Union Ballrooms
By Sofia Syed and Zaina Salem October 7, 2015

Yesterday was the one day on campus when hearing the ubiquitous click and clack of dress shoes is not uncommon. The UA Internship and Career Fair was held in the Union Ballroom for students and alumni...

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