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Men talk about sexual assault

Men talk about sexual assault

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 20, 2016

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) hosted Let’s talk! Men’s Action Night on Monday, April 28, which was a men’s sexual assault awareness discussion for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. During the presentation, the RCC gave the audience statistics about sexual assault. Approximately 80 percent of rape...

Students learn how to interact with employers

Students learn how to interact with employers

By Preston Davis, Writer

April 18, 2016

University of Akron students had the opportunity to gain helpful skills and engage with local businesses in a professional environment during Career Services’ Etiquette Dinner on April 13 in the Student Union Ballrooms. The etiquette dinner was a sold-out event with more than 190 students attending....

Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

Nursing, Social Work Career Fair

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

April 6, 2016

Social work and nursing students had the opportunity to attend the Social Work and Nursing Career Fair on April 6 in the Student Union. More than 30 companies were present from the Northeast Ohio area in the social work and nursing field. Freshmen through seniors attended, as well as some post-graduates. “It’s...

An ‘XClusive’ comedy show

An ‘XClusive’ comedy show

By George Dunlap, Writer

March 9, 2016

America's Got Talent performer Kenneth "XClusive" Parya brought an exciting mix of dancing, comedy, singing, and music to The University of Akron on March 8. Featured on Season 3 of America’s Got Talent, XClusive made it to Vegas with his robotic mime dancing routine. After being eliminated in the...

Laser tag in Union draws 200

Laser tag in Union draws 200

By Eric Trimble, Writer

February 29, 2016

Pizza, snow cones, laser tag, and more than 200 students filled the Student Union Ballrooms last Friday, going head-to-head in laser tag in hopes of posting the highest score and winning some prizes. Hosted by the Zips Programming Network, a 50 foot by 70 foot inflatable laser tag arena was set up...

MTV’s Girl Code blows crowd away

MTV’s Girl Code blows crowd away

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

February 1, 2016

“I look at life like a glass half full of vodka, and then I drink it,” said Nicole Byer, a comedian for MTV’s Girl Code. Nearly 1,000 students attended Girl Code Live in the Student Union Ballroom on Jan. 29. The ballroom still could not accommodate everyone; some attendees had to sit on the...

UA students walk the runway

March 29, 2012

Written by: Starr Davis The Beta Pi Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. showcased their seventh annual fashion show Thursday in the Student Union Ballroom. “It was different; it wasn’t anything I expected,” said Iyeshia Hood, a UA sophomore, after the show. Students at The University o...

UA Students named man and woman of the year

March 22, 2012

Written by: Amy Nelson The Greek community at The University of Akron has been working for the past year to achieve high standards, increase community service hours and donation dollars and improve leadership skills. Sororities and fraternities were acknowledged for their achievements at the 36th annu...