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UA student Ben Holda, a sophomore, admires an artistic rendition of a map of Akron at Big Love Fest.

Akron gives ‘Big Love’ to community

By Preston Davis, writer March 16, 2016

In its third year, the Big Love Fest of Akron filled Summit Artspace with a family-friendly celebration of the community’s art, music, dance, food, spirituality, and connection. Big Love was held...

The power of Yoga

The power of Yoga

By Zaina Salem, Editor in Chief March 9, 2016

With spring break approaching, it may be difficult for students to stay motivated for all of the upcoming papers and exams. A way students can de-stress from school work and relax is by taking time to...

Syed teaches students yoga in Bierce Library.

Don’t stress … stretch

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor November 11, 2015

With the semester more than halfway over, the amount of homework and exams might seem overwhelming. A good way to combat that stress and stay motivated for the rest of the semester is to practice yoga. “Yoga...

Exercise your mind

Exercise your mind

By Sara Syed, Writer September 24, 2015

The Akron Peace Project’s 6th annual Akron Peace Week will be celebrated this year from September 25 to  October 4. The newest addition to the Akron Peace Week, the Akron Yoga Summit, will commence...

Graphic by Ashlee Fields

Shatter the stress

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 12, 2015

Midterms can be a nerve-wracking time for students and over worrying can only make matters worse. There are simple things one can do to relieve stress and focus on doing well for their exams. Getting...

David Swirsky, UA undergraduate student and co-founder and organizer for Big Love, photographed with various people who attended the Big Love event

Big Love festival promotes health

By Sara Syed, Writer March 2, 2015

Saturday, Feb. 28, more than 2,000 people gathered at Musica in downtown Akron to celebrate the 2nd annual Big Love Festival. Big Love Festival is a wintertime festival that Akron’s League of Creative...

Yoga and meditation are benefiting UA’s student body

Yoga and meditation are benefiting UA’s student body

By Sara Syed, Writer November 17, 2014

It is that time of year again when the weather becomes cold, workload increases for students in school and the immune system is challenged. But what if there was something that could provide you the warmth...

Akron celebrates Peace

September 27, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil The Akron Peace Week is making an appearance for the third time next week. Peace Week, which will run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 8, will bring a variety of events to Akron, including...

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