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UA, Akron Art Museum Partnership Offers Free Admissions for Students, Faculty, Staff

The University of Akron’s mascot, Zippy, looking into the eyes of  Chuck Close’s curly-haired Linda.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2019

Starting on Aug. 29 through the 2019-20 academic year, general admission to the Akron Art Museum will be free for The University of Akron students, faculty and staff with a valid Zip Card. The partnership between the museum and UA was created in hopes of making art more accessible to the campus co...

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The University of Akron Student Zip Card

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2014

For students at The University of Akron, an identification card is a necessity. Besides simply being a photo identification, this card gives student’s access to residence halls, printing, renting books from the library and many other things on campus. It is also used to gain entrance into UA sports...