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This was Michael C. Anthonys 17th time performing at The University of Akron.

Hypnotist dazzles audience at EJ

By Hamzah Syed , [email protected] September 19, 2016

Last Wednesday, Sept. 14, hypnotist Michael C. Anthony gave an exceptional 9:09 p.m. performance at The University of Akron’s EJ Thomas Hall, which was organized by the Residence Hall Programming Board...

Swider comes to campus to promote her new book

By Sara Syed, writer February 1, 2016

Within 24 hours of her book’s release, Sarah Swider, an alumna and assistant professor of Wayne State University, came to UA on Jan. 29 to discuss the conditions that millions of informal workers and...

Graduate assistantships on chopping block

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor November 16, 2015

  The headline of the print version of this article incorrectly implied that graduate assistantships will be cut; however, the elimination of some, not all, graduate assistantships is not assured,...

Good sleep results in better grades

Good sleep results in better grades

By Sofia Syed , [email protected] November 10, 2015

Naps and all-nighters can actually make one perform worse in school. Sleep is a vital part of keeping oneself healthy and allowing someone to perform their best. The University of Akron’s Counseling...

Kyle Edmonds shakes hands with an employer after speaking with her about career opportunities.

Putting your best foot forward

Students seek employment at career, internship fair in Union Ballrooms
By Sofia Syed and Zaina Salem October 7, 2015

Yesterday was the one day on campus when hearing the ubiquitous click and clack of dress shoes is not uncommon. The UA Internship and Career Fair was held in the Union Ballroom for students and alumni...

Seniors Destiny Huggins and Monica Langmeyer decorate their graduation caps.

Week of tribute for graduating seniors

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor April 29, 2015

This week, 2015 graduates will get the chance to commemorate their time spent at UA with Senior Week. This is the first year that UA has offered Senior Week—a week-long series of events that allows...

MSNBC speaker confronts race

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor April 15, 2015

Racial injustice has been an ongoing problem for centuries. Melissa Harris-Perry confronted the issues regarding race at E.J. Thomas Hall on April 12, which ended in a standing ovation.  Harris-Perry...

Students draw pictures of life experiences at Mitzi Sinnotts Womens History Month event.

Mitzi Sinnott visits UA for Women’s History Month

By Sara Syed , News Writer March 11, 2015

Mitzi Sinnott is an award-winning actress and arts educator who has traveled all over the world—including South Africa and Europe—to perform her solo show: “Snapshot: a true story of love interrupted...

Rich Fields, the shows announcer, welcomes the audience on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Classic game show sells out

By Zaina Salem , Managing Editor March 2, 2015

Television’s classic game show made its way to The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The Price is Right Live is an interactive stage version of the television show that...

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...

The Speech and Debate Team members pose at Bricco restaurant in downtown Akron after the OFA State Championship.

Speech and Debate Team places second at state championship

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor February 25, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (forensics) Team took second place at the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 21 and 22.  The tournament was held in Kolbe Hall, beginning Saturday and ending...

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed , News Writer February 18, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals...

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

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

By Sara Syed , News Writer 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...

The John Brown memorial at the Akron City Zoo.

Trolley tours for black history

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Writer February 9, 2015

Some people may not be aware of the famous speech delivered by Sojourner Truth at Akron’s Women’s Rights Convention Center in 1851. “If women want any rights more than they‘s got, why don’t’...

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