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Stories from The University of Akron
Student Accessibility Group at Akron Acts as Social Networking, Advocacy Organization
College Reporting

Megan Parker | September 27, 2019

Editor’s Note: Megan Parker was elected President of the Student Accessibility Group at Akron. This article was written strictly based on information from other group members.

The Office of Accessibility…

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‘Make Campus Great Again’ Initiative Launched at UA
College Reporting

Jennifer Hockman | September 26, 2019

Focused on increasing voter registration and supporting the re-election of President Donald Trump, the Republican National Committee and the Trump Victory Committee launched the Make Campus Great Again…

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Research by UA Professor Shows How Companies Use ‘Selfie-Marketing’
College Reporting

Megan Parker | September 24, 2019

Think twice before sharing those selfies on social media, as companies are now starting to use those self-portraits for marketing efforts.

As defined by the online Merriam-Webster dictionary, a selfie…

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UA Engineering Professor Studies Mars Terrain for 2020 NASA Mission
College Reporting

Kaitee Horstmann | September 23, 2019

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is currently counting down the days until another trip to Mars in 2020 with plans to send a new and improved rover to collect soil samples.

Space…

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UA Student Rocket Design Team Heading to NASA Competition
College Reporting

Megan Parker | April 11, 2019

The University of Akron’s student rocket-design team, the Akronauts, will be competing in NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition in Huntsville, Alabama from April 4-6.

Founded in 2014, the Akronauts…

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Designing Independence: UA Students Modify Power Wheels for Children with Disabilities
College Reporting

Megan Parker | April 9, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once asked, “Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”

Students from the Biomedical Engineering Design and NASA Robotics teams at The…

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Police Search for Suspects, Offer Solutions Following Off-campus Robbery
College Reporting

Amanda Piekarz | April 2, 2019

An armed robbery took place off campus on March 5, around 10:30 p.m. The three victims were students at The University of Akron, two 20-year-old men and one 21-year-old man. The robbery took place in the…

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ZipCon 2019 Brings More Than 2000 Attendees
College Reporting

Megan Parker | April 1, 2019

The Akron Anime Club recently hosted its sixth annual ZipCon at The University of Akron on Feb. 23 and are already starting preparations for next year’s event.

ZipCon is a one-day convention primarily…

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Disabled UA Student Left in Dorm Room During Fire Alarm
College Reporting

Megan Parker | March 20, 2019

This article is part one of a two-part series. Part one covers the incident from the perspective of the student.
Part two will cover the response from different departments at The University of Akron.

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UA, KSU Faculty Hold Solidarity Picket Line to Support WSU Strike
College Reporting

Megan Parker | February 12, 2019

Members of the American Association of University Professors from The University of Akron and Kent State University held a solidarity picket on the UA campus in support of the faculty at Wright State University…

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Diversity Week Shows Importance of Pronouns, Respecting Them
College Reporting

Megan Parker | December 17, 2018

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Union of Akron and Campus Programs sponsored “Hello! My Pronouns are…” on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to help students understand different gender identities and the…

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Stories Through Imagery: How Artist Elise Radzialowski Aspires to Inspire
College Reporting

Jake Herron | December 17, 2018

Artist Elise Radzialowski takes inspiration from Grimm’s fairy tales in her works. The award-winning illustrator majoring in Painting and Drawing from The University of Akron reclaims fairytale imagery…

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John Green Talks Program Review, Interim Presidency
College Reporting

Jake Herron | December 14, 2018

Amid mixed reactions regarding a recent restructuring of UA’s academic programs from the University community and beyond, Interim President Dr. John Green spoke out.
Reflecting on the “painful”…

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‘Stand Up to Suicide’ Gives Students Suicide Awareness, Empowerment
College Reporting

Brooklyn Dennison | December 4, 2018

Rainy days did not stop Katie Hickman from pursuing her honors project, Stand Up to Suicide, which was dedicated to raising awareness about suicide and empowering those who may have been impacted by it.

For…

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Goodyear Welcomes Wingfoot Three, Celebrates History
College Reporting

Jake Herron | October 15, 2018

During an already historic moment for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, which recently celebrated its 120th anniversary, the Akron-based Fortune 500 corporation welcomed Wingfoot Three to the company’s…

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