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The flags were put into the ground in Coleman Common last week.

2,997 lives, 2,997 flags: remembering 9/11

By Keli Geers and Kate Uhelsky September 15, 2016

In remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, employees of the UA Center for Service and Leadership placed miniature American flags in the grass of Coleman Common last week. Each of the 2,997 American...

Husein was shot and killed Monday night, Dec. 7.

Remembering Zakareia Husein

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2015

A University of Akron student was shot to death around 11 p.m. on Monday when a robber gunned him down at a pizza parlor in Akron. Zakareia Husein, 21, was working at his family-owned New York Style...

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Remembering first Zippy

Perry "Pete" Thomas Demming passes away at age 81
By Zaina Salem , Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2015

UA alumnus Perry “Pete” Thomas Demming died on Wednesday, Oct. 7, after an illness at the age of 81. Sporting a paper-mache head and a brown furry uniform, Demming became UA’s first Zippy at the...

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