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UA speech team poses for a photo after recieving awards last weekend at Capital University in Columbus.

Speech team wins first state title

By Natalie Orr, News Editor February 22, 2016

Last weekend The University of Akron’s speech and debate team won its first state title since its rebirth in 2001 at the Ohio Forensics Association (OFA) state tournament in Columbus. Led by head...

Speech team travels to Eastern Michigan, brings home awards

By Abby Zerull, Writer February 8, 2016

Last weekend, The University of Akron Speech and Debate team took on Eastern Michigan University’s two-day forensics tournament in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The hard work of both the students...

Speech and debate takes second place two days straight in New York City tournament

Speech and debate takes second place two days straight in New York City tournament

By Natalie Orr , Writer December 9, 2015

Last weekend The University of Akron’s nationally-ranked speech and debate team traveled to New York City to compete in a two-day tournament, “The Off-Broadway Swing,”  hosted in Long Island at...

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...

Classic Broadway musical revamped

Classic Broadway musical revamped

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

The four-time Tony award winning musical, “Camelot,” was held at EJ Thomas Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 10 and Feb. 11. This famous Broadway musical first premiered in the 1960s and the production continues...

Graphic by Ted Boyer

Speech and Debate Team no longer goes unnoticed

By Nicholas Summers , Copy Editor February 4, 2015

UA’s Speech and Debate (Forensics) Team may not be said to compete in a physical sport; but its lengthy season, combined with the workload and work ethic of its members, is the same as any other sport. The...

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