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Dining Services, students opinions two weeks in

Dining Services, students’ opinions two weeks in

By Grant Morgan and Spencer Skolnick September 9, 2015

Absent in the print version of this article is the acknowledgement of news writer Spencer Skolnick's contributions to this story.  In early July, the Aramark Corporation arrived on campus to take...

School of Law small business program honored

School of Law small business program honored

By Spencer DeVeau , News Writer April 29, 2015

Gary Spring will receive the inaugural 2015 Legal Services Champion Award from the Cleveland District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Spring is the director of The University of Akron...

Men emulated womens footwear during the walk for sexual assault victims, hosted by the Rape Crisis Center.

Men in heels walk a mile

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer April 27, 2015

Men strapped on stilettos and walked for a mile alongside women to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault. Last Friday, April 24, the Rape Crisis Center hosted the 10th annual “Walk a Mile...

Parking Department adding Polsky Express among other new route proposals

By Spencer DeVeau , News Writer April 23, 2015

This fall, riders of the Roo Express might look out their seat windows and notice they are not taking in the usual sights they have grown accustomed to. UA's Parking and Transportation Services have...

Knight Foundation announces $250,000 grant

Following $120,000 to E.J., $20,000 for service-learning projects
By Spencer DeVeau , News Writer April 13, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is at it again. Last Wednesday, April 8, the Knight Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to The University of Akron. UA can use the grant for whatever...

School of Law hosts conference

Entrepreneurs, business owners gather to learn about online startups
By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer April 13, 2015

Online companies might be the way of the future, and UA is at the helm of the movement.   NEXTOhio, a conference about online startups, took place at Quaker Station on Thursday, April 9. It was...

Starbucks: to renew or not to renew

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer April 1, 2015

The end of The University of Akron’s contract with Starbucks is stirring debate on campus; students are concerned with whether it will stay or get replaced.  The contract between UA and Starbucks...

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer March 30, 2015

Some UA students used spring break as time away from school to volunteer with The University of Akron’s Alternative Spring Break.  For four days over spring break, 91 volunteers—UA students and...

Women’s History Month events attract students

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer March 11, 2015

With March comes the beginning of spring and the arrival of warmer weather; but also the start of Women’s History Month, which celebrates women’s past and current impacts on the world.   UA...

Nile Project performers sing on stage at E.J. Thomas Hall.

Nile River basin cultures share traditions

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer March 2, 2015

The Nile Project’s members performed at E.J. Thomas Hall on Sunday, March 1, to educate Akron through its interactive musical performance.   This traveling group demonstrates the musical, dress,...

Airborne virus threatens students

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer February 25, 2015

With the many recent measles outbreaks in the U.S., UA Student Health Services advises students to take precautions.   Typically uncommon in the U.S., measles is a disease still found in countries...

Students’ chance to critique union

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer February 18, 2015

An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and...

Research journal accepting submissions

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer February 11, 2015

UA’s IdeaWork is now accepting undergraduate student research articles to be a part of The Journal of Akron’s Undergraduate Research.   “Research-based articles in history are just as appropriate...

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