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Women’s self-defense class was a hit

Women’s self-defense class was a hit

By Abigail Wakefield, Writer

March 28, 2016

University of Akron Police Department (UAPD) Detective Angela Paonessa and Officer Kevin Kabellar joined a handful of women in the rec center on March 16 to teach helpful self-defense techniques. This class was held as part of Women’s History Month. The hands-on workshop presented easy-to-use...

Women taught self-defense

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

February 25, 2015

A women’s self-defense class was offered in UA’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to teach women various ways to protect themselves if a situation ever arises. The demonstration was led by Lt. Chad Cunningham, who has been offering this class for more than 10 years, alongside...