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Students retell voices of Vietnam

Students retell voices of Vietnam

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

November 9, 2016

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is a black wall listing the names of the 58,200 Americans who died in the Vietnam War. This wall is 150 yards long. If we made a monument listing the three million Vietnamese who died in that same war, that wall would be four-and-a-half miles long. ...

Professor, students bring ‘Voices of Vietnam’ to Akron

Professor, students bring ‘Voices of Vietnam’ to Akron

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

November 7, 2016

In the summer of 2016, UA English professor Patrick Chura’s Vietnam literature course looked very different than it usually does. Twenty-one Vietnamese students joined him at Ho Chi Minh City Open University, a college in southern Vietnam, where they talked about the War of American Aggression — ...

Scarborough resigns

Scarborough resigns

By Logan Lane, Managing Editor

May 31, 2016

University of Akron President Scott Scarborough has resigned, the UA Board of Trustees announced Tuesday morning. The Board and Scarborough reached an agreement during an emergency meeting on May 31. The decision is effective immediately. “The Board is charged with ensuring the effective governance, le...

Scarborough to speak at USG Town Hall forum

Scarborough to speak at USG Town Hall forum

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

September 30, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough will be fielding questions at a public forum on Monday, Oct. 5. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is hosting the event at 3 p.m. in the Student Union Theater. This marks the second forum in a series USG has labeled as “Town Hall” meetings. These foru...