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A look inside a march against Trump

Demonstrators hold signs as they march down W. Market Street during the protest in Highland Square on Tuesday night.
November 16, 2016

On Tuesday night at 11:00 p.m., an estimated 1,100 peaceful marchers walked down the sidewalks of W. Market Street to vocalize their opposition to President-elect Donald Trump, the policies he has proposed,...

Give Trump a chance

November 16, 2016

I accepted the fact that Donald Trump won. I never liked Trump. I didn’t like the way he talked about women and disregarded them. Then again, I didn’t think Hillary was much better. I kept my thoughts...

Quiet meeting, quiet protest

Exercise science student Cindy Hampton was recognized for excellence at yesterday's meeting. During her speech, she fittingly asked Board members and the audience to stand up and stretch their arms for a break. President Scott Scarborough and Board Chair Pavloff are on the left.
April 13, 2016

Out in Orrville at UA’s Wayne College campus, it was a quiet day for both trustees and protesters. Yesterday, April 13, was the UA Board of Trustee’s last meeting of spring semester – its...

Protest scheduled for Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting

December 7, 2015

Undeterred, relentless, and ready to make their voices heard yet again—students from the Ohio Student Association (OSA) are holding another protest outside of the Board of Trustees meeting this Wednesday...

‘F*ck racism,’ they chanted

More than 120 gather in support of University of Missouri students
November 16, 2015

More than 120 students, most of them black, gathered outside the Student Union Starbucks entrance yesterday to voice their support for happenings at the University of Missouri (Mizzou), and address concerns...

Anonymous Akron doesn’t hold back

Anonymous protesters gather at the Coleman Commons.
November 9, 2015

Unlike recent campus demonstrations — whose sole emphases revolve around condemning UA’s Board of Trustees, president, and higher administration — a different group of protestors paraded through...

Whose ‘State of the University’ is correct?

At his State of the University address, President Scott Scarborough read from retired UA professor George Knepper's book, 'Summit's Glory,' to illustrate how UA's financial troubles are nothing new.
October 21, 2015

UA President Scott Scarborough was not the only one to give his thoughts on the state of the university on Tuesday. Faculty did, too. One hour before the president’s first “State of the University”...

Pro-life demonstration creates discord

Anti-abortion activists stationed outside of Bierce Library.
October 14, 2015

Sporting enlarged pictures and videos of aborted fetuses, along with posters and banners denouncing Planned Parenthood, pro-life advocacy group “Created Equal” caused discord outside of Bierce Library...

An apology is in order

October 10, 2015

Admitting wrongdoing is difficult—and apparently too difficult, especially for The University of Akron’s administrators. The tenderest consolation UA’s constituents have so far received is the...

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

Love Markel speaks to a group in Olin Hall Room 124 on Friday, May 1, to organize the details of next week's protest.
May 1, 2015

Seventeen students gathered in Olin Hall Room 124 today, May 1, to work out the details of a protest against a name-change for The University of Akron. The protest will take place next Friday, May 8,...

Protest for part-time

May 2, 2013

Matthew Balsinger In light of looming changes to compensation for part-time faculty, members of the Ohio Part-Time Faculty Association (OPTFA) were on campus Wednesday afternoon to hold a rally for what...

Student protest for OMD

April 25, 2013

Katelyn Freil A special edition of Zipmail was sent out one week ago meant to clear up confusion about rumors of the Office of Multicultural Development. “We have become aware of a lot of misinformation...

Protest reactions

April 18, 2013

Morgan Hummel Last week, students on college campuses nationwide carried empty holsters in support of the concealed carry movement. The Empty Holster Protest, as it has come to be called by Students for...

Empty holsters carry weight

April 11, 2013

Morgan Hummel Roaming the University of Akron campus this week, you’ll be surprised by more than just the exceptionally warm, sunny weather and the emergence of short shorts and tank tops. A keen...

Our View: Respect your elders

September 6, 2011

By: Molly Gase Respect is a difficult thing to come by. However, we all reach a point in our lives where respect no longer has to be earned at every turn of a corner and is instead shown out of the belief...

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