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“I Am Not My Hair” Offers Space for Black Women to Discuss Struggles

“I Am Not My Hair” Offers Space for Black Women to Discuss Struggles

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

The discussion event “I Am Not My Hair” gave black women a chance to share experiences and beliefs on how their hairstyle, skin tone, body image and more impact their lives and black culture. “Our purpose in this discussion was creating a space, particularly for black women on this campus, whe...

Women’s History Month Self-Defense Class Set for Friday

Women’s History Month Self-Defense Class Set for Friday

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

As a part of Women’s History Month, Detective Angela Paonessa and Officer Kevin Kabellar, of The University of Akron Police Department, will be leading a self-defense class to teach others simple techniques and increase awareness of what dangerous situations are. Sponsored by the Student Wellness Recreation...

Women’s self-defense class was a hit

Women’s self-defense class was a hit

By Abigail Wakefield, Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 class was held as part of Women’s History Month. The hands-on workshop presented easy-to-use...

Women’s history trivia show

Women’s history trivia show

By Eric Trimble, Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Who was the first female Speaker of the United States House of Representatives? The first woman elected to congress? Or the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic? These are just some of questions asked during the “Reality Check Game Show, Women’s History Edition.” The trivia show entertained...