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Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

March 28, 2016

Fighting urban poverty with foam bricks, four University of Akron students formed one of the six teams that made it to the final round in the regional Hult Prize competition in Dubai on March 11 and 12. Now in its seventh year, the Hult Prize is the world's largest student case competition, which ...

Giving more than thanks this holiday season

Giving more than thanks this holiday season

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2014

Give something more this holiday season. The UA community has the opportunity to give back with the Hope Tote donation drive, a toiletry drive in knowledge for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 16 through 22. Essentials like toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, shaving cream, deodorant,...

The love movement is taking over

November 20, 2012

Written by: Brandon Winter What is the one thought that every person has as their life comes to a close? “Did I love?” “Did I love enough?” “Did the people around me know that I loved them?” “Was 
I loved?” It’s not “How much money did I make?”, “How many trips did I take...

Students build Cardboard City for awareness week

November 15, 2012

Written by: Adam Nelson National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week kicked off at The University of Akron on Sunday at 6 p.m. with the Cardboard City event in the Student Union. The event, led by serve Akron of Civic Engagement Programs, was the first of its kind to be held at UA. Students who...

Project RISE works to keep kids warm

October 25, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil It may seem warm out now, but many people are already getting out their scarves, heavy coats and warm blankets. Young students who are not fortunate enough to have warm blankets, are getting help from students and an organization called Project RISE. Project RISE, or Realizi...