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Sports Preview 11-3-16

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

Men’s Soccer- The University of Akron men’s soccer team will host Western Michigan on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field in Akron. It will be the final regular season game of the season for the Zips men’s team. The Zips enter the game with a record of 9-5-3 after their 3-2 double-o...

Sports preview 9-15-16

By Jake Allen, Sports Editor

September 15, 2016

Football: The Akron football team returns to the gridiron on Saturday, as they travel to Huntington, West Virginia to play the Marshall Thundering Herd at 12 p.m. Marshall comes in with a 1-0 record after they dominated Morgan State 62-0 last Saturday. The teams last met in 2014, where Marshall w...

Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

Fundraiser for Haitians; every 'penne' counts

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 20, 2016

Enjoy spaghetti and support a good cause on Monday, April 25. The second annual Spaghetti Dinner, hosted by Zips for Haiti, is raising funds to bring Haitian students to The University of Akron. Money raised will benefit Haitian students in attending UA for a four-year term. The spaghetti dinner...

Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

Gender Diversity Week to spread awareness

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 6, 2016

There can be misconceptions associated with gender and how one identifies themselves. To educate students, The University of Akron is holding a Gender Diversity Week from April 11 through April 16. Sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government, ZPN and LGBTUA, this week will increase awareness...

Rethinking Race preview

Rethinking Race preview

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2016

The Rethinking Race series is back at The University of Akron, beginning Jan. 29 and lasting until Feb. 12. Rethinking Race: Black, White and Beyond is a forum in which race-related issues are discussed and examined through films, performances, face-to-face conversations, and keynote speakers. Rethinking...

Author of “Beautiful Boy” to speak at UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

Addiction is an ongoing tragedy throughout the world; it can shake up someone’s life and take a toll on family and friends. David Sheff, author of “Beautiful Boy,” has first hand experience with seeing someone he loves transform into an addict. Sheff’s son, Nick, struggled with a crystal meth addiction...

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, as part of the eighth annual Black Male Summit.

By Ian Vanek, News Writer

March 30, 2015

The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national leaders, educators, policy makers, civic organizations, and myriad other disciplines to addre...

Akron men’s baseball

Akron men’s baseball

February 5, 2013

Sartaj Aujla With the 2013 season just around the corner, Akron men’s baseball returned to the practice field in preparation for what will prove to be a make-or-break season. “It is going to be a very demanding schedule for our guys right from day one,” head coach Rick Rembielak said. “We want...