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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...

Season Recap: Men’s Basketball Shows Signs of Life in Trying Times

Season Recap: Men’s Basketball Shows Signs of Life in Trying Times

By Tyler Gunter, ZTV Reporter | Sports Report

April 3, 2019

The 2018-2019 Men’s Basketball season was a slight improvement from the last season, but not enough to make the big splash that the Zips have long been hoping for.   Last season, Akron went 14-18 overall and 6-12 in the Mid-American Conference. This season, the Zips ended up 16-15 overall and 8-10...

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...

First Open Mic Night at Union

Student Paul Clifford performs songs while playing guitar in the Starbucks Lounge.

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 7, 2016

Students were given the chance to perform songs, skits, dances, poetry, and stand-up comedy for Open Mic Night in the Student Union Starbucks Lounge last Wednesday, March 2. This event was hosted by Z-TV, a multiple Emmy Award winning producer of broadcast television programming at UA. This is...

ZTV’s Lowdown hosts campus concert Friday

February 22, 2012

By: Kayleigh Bracht Lowdown is an Emmy-nominated entertainment news program at The University of Akron. The concert will feature the bands A Minor Bird, Roscoe and Unseen Masterpiece. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. The event is open to all students attending UA, howeve...

Z-TV producers at The University of Akron defined

November 15, 2011

By: Rachel Salyer People throw around the word “producer” all the time: movie producer, television producer, music producer and so on.  But what do producers actually do? There isn’t one solid answer to this question, according to Kevin Salyer, executive producer of Fox 8’s morning talk sho...