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University President Apologizes For Past Anti-Gay Comments

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.01.2015 | College

University of Akron President Scott L. Scarborough apologized Wednesday for anti-gay comments he made as a student government president in 1985. As he...

Activists Use Paper Bag Puppets To Mock University Of Akron Administrators

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.25.2015 | College

An anonymous group of activists is using paper bags to make fun of University of Akron administrators. The puppets, and activists behind them, specifi...

LeBron James Will Pay For 1,100 Kids To Go To College

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.17.2015 | Sports

The deep ties LeBron James shares with his hometown of Akron, Ohio, aren't news to anyone. It's as much a part of the LeBron brand as the player's mov...

Tyler Kingkade

University Police Suggested Sexual Assault Victim Was A Liar, Complaint Says | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.04.2014 | College

University of Akron officials discouraged a student from filing a sexual assault report and came close to calling a reported rape victim a liar, accor...

6 Shot At University Of Akron Frat Party

Posted 12.17.2011 | College

Six people were shot at an off-campus fraternity party that attracted more than 100 people near the University of Akron on Saturday. The fraterni...

U.S. Recovery Gaining Traction, Fed Officials Say

Reuters | Kim Palmer and Sakari Suoninen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AKRON, Ohio/FRANKFURT - The U.S. recovery is gaining traction, two top Federal Reserve officials said on Tuesday, though they differed on the risks of...

Airplane Interview with the American Ambassador to Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Returning from a recent post-disaster trip to Haiti, I was pleasantly surprised to bump into the American Ambassador, the Hon....