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The new LED streetlights are meant to keep streets around the University brighter and more secure for students walking at night.

City of Akron ‘Great Streets Initiative’ Partners with UA, First Energy

Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has started installing 252 new LED streetlights in the UA community.
By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor February 12, 2020

A total of 252 LED streetlights are being installed by Ohio Edison, a subsidiary for FirstEnergy Corp., in the South Exchange Street Corridor neighborhood thanks to a partnership between the City of Akron...

Zips at night

By Natalyia Calhoun , Student Writer November 11, 2015

On Nov. 1, clocks were turned backward one hour for daylight savings. This resulted in brighter mornings and, sadly, darker evenings with the sun setting an hour earlier. This said, from five to six o’clock...

Current view of what was previously Ohio Burger in the Student Union. Other venue construction going on around campus.

What’s happening with Dining Services?

By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor August 22, 2015

Students can expect a different dining experience this fall, as UA recently hired the Aramark Corporation to take over its Dining Services. Aramark is a big company—207th of the list of Fortune 500s—that...

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

UAPD offers rewards for useful tips

By Alicia Finch , Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2015

The University of Akron Police Department launched a new public safety system that rewards those who report crimes. “See it. Report it. Get rewarded!” gives those who see illegal activity a chance...

UAPD newfound service fee

UAPD newfound service fee

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor November 10, 2014

UAPD is an acronym for University of Akron Police Department. The University of Akron Police Department is active 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year. They provide services to both...

Safety on the home front: common sense elements to living in a safe environment

March 7, 2012

By: Carley Ballow “I’ve had random people come to my house, shake the door knob, see if it’s unlocked, then leave,” said sophomore Brittany Funk. “I wouldn’t say I don’t feel safe living...

University safety debacle: How safe are you in the Student Union elevators?

February 1, 2012

By: Sam Hubble I find myself disturbed about my safety on campus. I’m not questioning the security of the campus; my fear lies solely in elevator safety. It sounds odd. I mean, how many times does...

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