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UA Alternative Spring Break

March 30, 2016

A group of University of Akron students ditched the beach and traded in their swimsuits for shovels and work gloves last week. Over spring break, nearly 100 students spent a combined 3,056 hours volunteering...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break
March 28, 2016

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and...

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

Mr. Cow celebrates the opening of Chick-fil-A in the Student Union on Tuesday.
‘Grand opening’ on first day of spring classes, more venues later in semester
January 25, 2016

Last week on the first day of spring classes, Jan. 19, a few new and what are likely to be popular dining venues opened on campus. What was Ohio Burger in the Student Union is now a Chick-fil-A and...

SpringFest 2015 announces performing artist

On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by his tweet.
April 27, 2015

Rapper Hoodie Allen has been announced as UA’s 2015 SpringFest performer. On April 17, Hoodie Allen confirmed the performance by tweeting: According to Billboard.com, Hoodie Allen puts a little...

Health Services warns of flu

April 9, 2015

Student Health Services has registered an increase in reports of flu cases this semester and has posted a list of advisements for students looking to protect themselves. The Center for Disease Control...

Forget relaxation, volunteer

Alternative Spring Break volunteers collected recycled oyster shells to help create a reef.
Volunteers spend spring break in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
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...

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students evaluate potential career choices with the employers assembled at the Career Fair in the Union ballrooms.
February 25, 2015

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each semester. Wednesday’s fair was for students...

Students voluntarily give back, UA participates in local non-profit organizations

Volunteer organizations tabling at the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 11
February 11, 2015

ServeAkron hosted its annual Spring Volunteer Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union, where interested students learned about many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer...

School of Communication offers intensive media program

CMIP will give students the opportunity to gain several valuable skills in just one semester.
September 24, 2014

This past week, The University of Akron’s School of Communication held two open houses for a brand new program funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Grant. The Converged Media Immersion...

Zips football spring game

April 30, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The Akron Zips football team took to the field Saturday afternoon in the annual spring game, where the blue squad defeated the white squad 16-7 at Infocision Stadium. Redshirt sophomore...

Football prepares for Saturday

April 25, 2013

Matthew Balsinger The University of Akron football team has been hard at work preparing for the spring practice game this Saturday. The Zips are looking to improve after being a 1-11 team for three consecutive...

Doing your spring cleaning

April 11, 2013

Johnathan Quinones Although we are in the second month of spring, we have only experienced a glimpse of the type of weather this season can offer. The early months of the spring season remind me...

Football spring game

April 4, 2013

Matthew Balsinger With those unfamiliar to Akron football, it’s easy to overlook our modest program in lieu of following other state powerhouse programs, such as Ohio State. There may be good reason...

The flowers of spring fashion bloom

April 4, 2013

Rachel Brown During these final winter months, it is easy to feel dazed and tired, not just with our classes, but our winter wardrobes. While it is quick and simple to put on the yoga/sweat pants followed...

Austin: not weird, smarter

April 2, 2013

Abigail Chaff What exactly does everyone want out of Austin, Texas? Austin seems to be the new place to be. I feel geographical locations go through cycles just like everything else. Right now Austin...

Give me Spring Break, or give me death!

March 21, 2013

Beau Brown The winds around campus have been picking up as the students let out sighs of relief in honor of the upcoming Spring Break next week. Ah, Spring Break: A long-held tradition of universities...

Spring semester: UA students get a fresh start

January 24, 2013

Kara Hemphill I hate to remind everyone, but 2013 has been upon us for several weeks, and that means new classes, breaking the habit of dating things “2012”, and resolutions hanging over your head. First...

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