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By Abigail Bashor, [email protected] October 31, 2016

When you ask most adults what their feelings toward the 2016 presidential election are, oftentimes a resounding groan or exasperated sigh is the answer you are met with. Ask millennials, and the response...

Go Red for Women luncheon

By Noor Najjar , Student Writer May 4, 2016

Life is full of many great moments to cherish such as weddings, anniversaries, college acceptances, and graduations. Many pre-med students probably know that the number one non-communicable disease and...

Participants walk for sexual assault awareness.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By George Dunlap, Writer May 2, 2016

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) capped off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with its 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event on April 29 at Lock 3. Since 2005, the Medina and Summit County Rape Crisis...

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Writer April 19, 2016

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field This past weekend saw both The University of Akron men’s and women’s track and field teams sweep their competition in the Northeast Ohio Quad held at the Lee...

Left to right: Hali Strub, Kristin Genetin, Bayli Strub, members of PSE pose for a photo after dinner.

Marketing dinner features female speakers

PSE fraternity students learn about entrepreneurship, business acumen
By Natalie Orr, News Editor April 13, 2016

The National Sales and Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron-Canton chapter held their monthly dinner meeting at The Tangier in Akron on Tuesday, April 12. Three female members of NSME Norma Rist, Jane...

UA student learns new self-defense techniques in a class at the Rec.

Women’s self-defense class was a hit

By Abigail Wakefield , Writer March 28, 2016

University of Akron Police Department (UAPD) Detective Angela Paonessa and Officer Kevin Kabellar joined a handful of women in the rec center on March 16 to teach helpful self-defense techniques. This...

Kids show off their creations at the 2016 Kid's Career Day at UA.

Inspiring young girls into STEM fields

By Kaitlin Erdman March 7, 2016

It is known that women are underrepresented in STEM fields, but an event held every year at The University of Akron is working to change that.   Last Saturday, UA held the 2016 Kid’s Career Day in...

Used phones can be dropped off at Bierce Library, the Rec, Polsky, and other places on campus.

Recycling gets better reception

February 25, 2015

The Summit County and Medina County Battered Women’s Shelter estimates that 1.5 million women and more than 800,000 men are raped or physically assaulted every year in the U.S.   SCMCBWS is working...

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...

How influential women are fighting for gender equality

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor February 24, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards took place this past Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The ceremony was all about the stars’ glitz and glamour. This year, however, more than ever, women...

Students protesting the religious groups on campus.

Religious protestors cause stir on campus

By Grant Morgan, Writer September 29, 2014

  The University of Akron was rife with contention on Thursday, Sept. 25 as five spokespersons from an independent Christian church took up positions outside of Bierce Library. The church is...

UA women in power

March 14, 2013

Alexandra Didato With copious amounts of student organizations offered on campus, female students have the opportunity to experience and take on many diverse leadership roles. One student leader, Elizabeth...

Single white female

March 14, 2013

Kara Hemphill You may or may not have been aware of this, but it’s Women’s History Month – a month much like any other month, except we sort of pretend to honor women’s history for a few weeks. Last...

Engineering a minority

March 14, 2013

Rachel Salyer When a person envisions a teacher, nurse or secretary, they probably picture a female. Picture an engineer, architect or mathematician — is it a male? Women like Renee Horn and Lauren...

Impactful women

March 12, 2013

Chris Phillips The contributions of women in history often go overlooked. Akron has many historical women, and the Women’s History Project of the Akron Area has created a website to profile these historical...

I should have had a V8

February 28, 2013

Aine McCarthy Back in the 80s, there was this innuendo-ridden movie with Rodney Dangerfield and Robert Downey Jr. called "Back to School." It centered around an older, uneducated man who decided to grab...

Trash TV: trashing women

February 21, 2013

Abigail Chaff Where have the powerful and independent gone? Ladies, do you not see the shame being brought upon the fairer sex by contemporary television? The examples of sexism in television programs...

Bowling Green preview

January 31, 2013

Parker Perry One foe has always been able to top the Akron women’s basketball—the Bowling Green Falcons. Bowling Green (13-6, 4-2 MAC) is a perennial powerhouse in the Mid-American Conference, and...

Women no longer banned in combat

January 29, 2013

Katelyn Freil Thursday marked a big step for women in the military as the Pentagon lifted the ban on female service members in combat situations. The ban ended with the announcement from outgoing Defense...

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