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Career Services Hosting Virtual Career Fair for Students, Alumni

Before the pandemic, students and alumni met face-to-face with potential employers during career fairs.

By Stephanie Fairchild, Social Media Editor

September 29, 2020

The University of Akron Career Services is hosting a virtual career fair, open to all students and alumni, via Handshake from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 30, then from 2-6 p.m. on Oct 1. With all the obstacles and precautions against in-person, social interactions, many companies have turned...

Fashion Industry Adapts to COVID-19, Increases Opportunities for Students

The fashion industry can be more than just clothing and outfits, as shown by the Columbus Fashion Council initiative to produce face masks.

By Mckenzie Uhrig, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2020

The fashion industry holds events benefiting not only members of the industry but also local cities. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of these events moved online or were postponed. Such events included fashion shows, which allow designers and brands to promote their collections. Her...

New GenEd Core off to rough start

By Logan Lane, Copy Editor

April 19, 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 fact, 16 percent of these students did enroll in another GenEd Core course.  A recent University of Akron Fac...

School of Law hosts conference

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

April 13, 2015

Online companies might be the way of the future, and UA is at the helm of the movement.   NEXTOhio, a conference about online startups, took place at Quaker Station on Thursday, April 9. It was hosted by UA’s School of Law and sponsored by Thompson Hine, LLP.   Numerous professional entrepreneurs, business starters, and owners attended ...

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015

Students are still able to receive online tutoring for free through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative until the last day of classes on May 1. Started in 2010, the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative worked with 15 higher education institutions to more adequately reach and tutor the students among them. Now...

Students’ chance to critique union

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 18, 2015

An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and if the hours of operation are flexible enough for students with busy schedules. The assessment hopes...

Pros and cons of online dating

February 14, 2013

Kelsey Yaich The dating world is scary enough for the singles of today’s society, but when you add in online dating, it’s almost like playing Russian roulette. You have the rare lucky couples who end up finding their soul mate or you have the unfortunate cases that end up as cautionary tales of ...