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Acapella in the spring

Members of all-female acapella group Kanga Blue.
April 25, 2016

The all-female acapella group called Kanga Blue attracted nearly 300 people to its annual free spring concert at Leigh Hall auditorium on Friday evening. The group took the stage at 7 p.m and, over...

Songfest raises $6,845 for kids with cancer

Ashley Trunik, a nursing major, raps
April 13, 2016

Twelve University of Akron sororities and fraternities sang and danced to raise money for children with cancer by competing at the 83rd annual Songfest competition last Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall. Hosted...

First Open Mic Night at Union

Student Paul Clifford performs songs while playing guitar in the Starbucks Lounge.
March 7, 2016

Students were given the chance to perform songs, skits, dances, poetry, and stand-up comedy for Open Mic Night in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge last Wednesday, March 2. This event was hosted by...

Diversity event not a drag

Denise Russels, Tatiana James, and Malibu Peruu poses with ZPN coordinators after the show to support the event
March 12, 2015

With over 90 students in attendance, The University of Akron held a drag show on Tuesday, March 10 in the Student Union Theatre from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show was a way to engage and for UA to promote...

UA a cappella groups are pitch perfect

January 24, 2013

Bianca Tan The audience at Nuance’s Holiday Concert in December could do nothing but laugh when the group’s members ran onstage dressed as their favorite cartoon characters from their childhood. While...

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