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Remembering Donald McIntyre

Remembering Donald McIntyre

By Megan Hanft, Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Campus News

On Feb. 14, Donald McIntyre of the Department of Polymer Science passed away at the age of 87. He attributed 30 years of service to The University of Akron in his field. McIntyre grew up in Detroit and found his passion for chemistry in high school. He encountered several teachers that influenced hi...

Educator by day; haunter by night

Educator by day; haunter by night

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

The price of college can make anyone feel scared; UA lecturer Ryan Pluta decided to capitalize on this fear by creating a haunted house to pay his way through college. Pluta is the successful business owner of The Carnival of Horrors, located at the Blossom Music Center. After Pluta graduated...

Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The University of Akron’s assistant professor of Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Markus Vogl, presented his most recent work during a lunchtime lecture in Folk Hall on Friday, March 20. Vogl and his colleague, Margarita Benitez, have utilized large 3D printers for their latest projects. One...

UA pays respects to communication professor

UA pays respects to communication professor

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2015


Filed under News

Communication professor and Akron native Paul R. Jacoway died Monday, March 9, at his home. Fifty-five years-old, Jacoway’s cause of death is undetermined at this time. A brother and a sister survive Jacoway. “He was an inspiration to people who had a desire to do something they were really...

An ode to post syllabus week

An ode to post syllabus week

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The first week of school could not be any more simplistic. It means sitting in class and surveying not only the professor, but your classmates. It is about making a good first impression. It is about taking grip of the syllabus, organizing your calendar, filling in due dates, and bracing yourself...