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Ice cream for gender awareness

Ice cream for gender awareness

By Eric Trimble, Writer

April 18, 2016

Students and faculty who walked through the Student Union on April 15 were delighted with a nice surprise: free ice cream — well, kind of. The Zips Programming Network hosted the makeshift ice cream social to promote awareness about gender inequality and gender roles across the globe. As a part...

World AIDS Day 2015

World AIDS Day 2015

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 30, 2015

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a fatal disease which has caused approximately 658,507 deaths in the United States, according to AIDS.gov, the U.S. government’s website about AIDS. There are more than one million people living in the U.S. who live with HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus,...

Religious protestors cause stir on campus

Religious protestors cause stir on campus

By Grant Morgan, Writer

September 29, 2014

  The University of Akron was rife with contention on Thursday, Sept. 25 as five spokespersons from an independent Christian church took up positions outside of Bierce Library. The church is based in Kentucky, though the men have been making rounds to several college campuses in the Summit...