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New Roo Weekend Kicks Off Fall 2019 Semester

 Students enjoying games at Lock 3 during the Fall in Love with Akron Fest.

By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

The University of Akron kicked off the Fall 2019 semester for incoming first year students through a variety of events and activities at New Roo Weekend. While there were many activities involved, a few of the main events included: the walk to Downtown Akron, the First Year Speaker, Fall in Love with A...

President Wilson Advises Students to Enjoy the Ride at New Student Convocation

President Wilson speaks to new students.

By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor

August 25, 2017

On Friday, Aug. 25, students along with faculty and alumni gathered in FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field to officially welcome The University of Akron’s incoming class. Attendees received a UA Zippy Pin as they entered the stadium. The ceremony opened with Willy Kollman, the director of Alumni Relation...

New Roo Weekend

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 2, 2014

When New Roo Weekend started, the majority of incoming freshmen probably had no idea how much The University of Akron had to offer. Events were held all over campus during the weekend of move in week to make their first steps into college easier. It started with group exercises that helped the in...