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UA School of Communication Hosting Fall 2019 Advising Fair

Room 110 of Kolbe Hall, where several faculty offices are housed, is located on the first floor.

By Kaitee Horstmann and Megan Parker

October 8, 2019

To help students prepare for the spring semester, The University of Akron School of Communication is hosting a fall advising fair in room 110 of Kolbe Hall on Oct. 29 and 30. Only for students in a communication program, this walk-in style event just started this past spring semester from the idea that faculty are better suited to assist with making program specific plans and decisions. McKenna Vietm...

Media Students Belong on WZIP

Mylor Acquaah speaks live on air on WZIP in 2015. (Buchtelite file Photo)

By Isaiah Houde, Guest Writer

October 2, 2018

“I would not be where I am right now if I never joined WZIP, it changed my life for the better,”  former WZIP member, Dahmere Epperson, said. The college-run radio station, WZIP, is the ultimate experience for students at The University of Akron who are interested in media because it provides un...

All Zips Wanted at WZIP and ZTV

All Zips Wanted at WZIP and ZTV

By Celeste Houmard, Arts and Entertainment Contributor

January 23, 2018

The possibilities for students to get involved on campus are endless. Whether you are interested in Greek Life, service, sports, TV and Radio or even movies, you can even make your own club or organization! Here on campus, students have great opportunities at the TV station, ZTV; and the radio station, WZI...

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch' award

By Mylor Acquaah, Writer

March 16, 2016

Yesterday, University of Akron senior Tyeal Howell was honored with the Woman to Watch Award by the Women’s History Project (WHP) of Akron, which is a program of the Summit County Historical Society. Howell is 21 years old and studying mass media communications in TV and radio. She was nominated ...

DJ Mylor changes the game

Mylor Acquaah speaks live on air on WZIP in 2015. (Buchtelite file Photo)

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

November 9, 2015

Another UA student who embodies the “I-won’t-take-no-for-an-answer, roll-up-my-sleeves-and-make-it-happen approach,” received the inaugural University of Akron Game-Changer award this past week. Mylor Acquaah, a junior studying communication focusing in TV and radio with a minor in political scien...

WZIP year ends on high note

May 2, 2013

Forrest Dukes The University of Akron’s radio station ended the school year by winning awards and breaking old records. “WZIP is what I always listen to going home and coming up for classes, work, or whatever I may be doing around the city of Akron,” Julie Wallace, a sophomore studying education,...