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Cover to Cover: Friendship subverts suffering in Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

October 10, 2016

Hanya Yanagihara’s newest novel, “A Little Life,” puts four recent college graduates in the heart of New York City. These young men, all of whom met at the same university, strike out into the city...

Out with the old

September 7, 2016

Over the summer, Scott Scarborough ended a short but controversial tenure as The University of Akron’s president. The Board of Trustees, the governing body of the University, announced Scarborough’s...

Grad students unsatisfied with leadership

President Scarborough gestures in a speech to the Undergraduate Student Government on April 7.
May 4, 2016

University of Akron graduate students are not confident in President Scott Scarborough’s leadership, new survey results say. The Graduate Student Government (GSG) sent out the survey to 4,019 graduate...

New interim chief diversity officer

April 27, 2016

The University of Akron has appointed Carl Wallace as its interim chief diversity officer, a press release announced yesterday, April 27. UA’s chief diversity officer directs outreach programs for...

New GenEd Core off to rough start

April 18, 2016

In the original version of this article, it was incorrectly reported that 16 percent of fall 2015 students in a GenEd Core course decided not to take an additional GenEd Core course in the spring. In...

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election

Bodenschatz, Galehouse win USG presidential election
President Scarborough answers questions at same senate meeting
April 11, 2016

Megan Bodenschatz has won the the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Government presidential election, USG announced at its weekly senate meeting last Thursday, April 7. Bodenschatz and her vice president...

Black Male Summit scheduled for this weekend

April 6, 2016

The University of Akron will host its 9th annual Black Male Summit this Friday and Saturday, focusing on how media affects black male identity. The two-day event features more than 60 panel discussions,...

Choose your leadership

Choose your leadership
March 31, 2016

UA’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is now holding elections for next year’s president, vice president, and senate members. If you are an undergraduate, you should have received an email this...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break
March 28, 2016

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and...

UA must refund $4.1 million to students

UA must refund $4.1 million to students
March 2, 2016

The University of Akron will return $4.1 million to its students after the Ohio Department of Education discovered UA’s facilities fee was improperly raised during the summer. In its 2015 - 2016 budget,...

Faculty senate votes ‘no confidence’ in Scarborough

UA President Scott Scarborough speaks to the Faculty Senate on Thursday, Feb. 4, shortly before it voted 50-2 for a resolution of 'no confidence' in him.
February 5, 2016

By a count of 50-2, the UA faculty senate voted no confidence in President Scott Scarborough at its last meeting on Feb. 4, 2016. The no-confidence resolution cited reasons why the “University has...

When Subway leaves, where’s the healthy food?

A student at Rob's grabs a slice of pizza for dinner.
September 21, 2015

The Student Union Subway will no longer be a dining option, Aramark district marketing Manager Eugene Walters confirmed in an interview on Friday, Sept. 18. The departure of the popular food chain is...

USG seeks transparency with ‘Town Hall’ series

USG seeks transparency with 'Town Hall' series
Starts forum to connect students to administrators, explain recent changes
September 14, 2015

Last Thursday, Sept. 10, UA’s Undergraduate Student Government gathered at the Student Union Starbucks lounge to discuss a summer of radical changes, questionable cuts, and concerns over a lack of administrative...

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