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Counseling, Testing Center Sponsoring National Depression Screening Day on Campus

Counseling, Testing Center Sponsoring National Depression Screening Day on Campus

By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Counseling & Testing Center will be providing free screenings for depression and other mood disorders in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union and the Polsky Building on Oct. 3. In honor of National Depression Screening Day, which isn’t until Oct. 10 this year, the free mental health tests will...

Roo Express Riders at UA Adjust to Fall 2019 Changes

Roo Express Riders at UA Adjust to Fall 2019 Changes

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

September 26, 2019

Students at The University of Akron are adjusting to the recent changes made to the Roo Express, a free shuttle around campus, and the route in which it operates. Since the Spring 2019 semester, Parking and Transportation Services at UA has combined the old three-route system around campus into the no...

Students plan historical exhibition

By Dylan Reynolds

April 4, 2016

Students in The University of Akron’s new Museums and Archives certification program is planning to exhibit a collection of artifacts related to old buildings that the University has purchased and refurbished. Some of these buildings include the Polsky building, Quaker Square, The Cummings Center, an...

Parking Department adding Polsky Express among other new route proposals

By Spencer DeVeau, News Writer

April 22, 2015

This fall, riders of the Roo Express might look out their seat windows and notice they are not taking in the usual sights they have grown accustomed to. UA's Parking and Transportation Services have proposed route changes for the Roo Express's Circulator, South, and West Routes. It also proposed a...

Students get sneak peak into what real world offers

Students get sneak peak into what real world offers

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 13, 2015

With graduation approaching soon for many UA students, the question of what to do after college has been becoming more apparent. The Akron chapter of the American Advertising Federation hosted an event on April 9 in Polsky Room 567 called “Welcome to the Real World.” This Q & A style event...

More changes to the meal plan

October 9, 2012

Written by: Gabrielle Glandorf There has been a significant change to a few of the meal plans this year. The traditional dining plans of 19, 15 or ten meals are no longer offering the 100 dining dollars they used to be equipped with. However, the university has made some changes to compensate for t...

Retired university lecturer returns

September 25, 2012

Written by: Beau Brown "It feels weird to listen to tape recordings of people who have passed away. When years have passed since you've talked with someone, you can't help but to wonder what happened to them before they died. What happened to that person since I've spoken with them? Where is that pe...

Girl About Campus Riding the Roo: an existential crisis on campus

September 20, 2012

Written by: Helen Duaka I take the Roo from the Student Union to Polsky every Tuesday and Thursday. I have for a couple of years. I know that you take the Southwest Roo down to Polsky and the Northwest Roo up to the Student Union. If I ever find myself on the South or West Roo, each stop is a surpri...