COVID-19: The life you save may not be your own

What an infectious disease doctor wants you to understand about the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic by Chris Horne, The Devil Strip The last time you went to the emergenc...

Ohio closes bars and restaurants over COVID-19 outbreak

Gov. DeWine says "our healthcare system will not hold up" if COVID-19 spreads unabated by Chris Horne, The Devil Strip Gov. Mike DeWine is ordering bars and restaurants to close at 9 pm Sunday, March...
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University of Akron President Matthew Wilson resigns

Wilson moved over from the law school and was named President by UA's Board of Trustees in October 2016 after a three-month stint as interim. The University of Akron is searching for its fourth president in fi...

Wizard World ’18 | The Devil went up to Cleveland

words and photos by Devon Keller     We sent photographer Devon Keller to Wizard World in Cleveland March 2-4, and she came back with lots of great photos! Here are some of our favorites, inclu...

Quenching Our Thirst: PostSecret at the Akron Civic

by Josy Jones   03/08/2018 Human interaction is not considered a basic human need. Human connectivity doesn’t fit neatly into the food, shelter or clothing categories. Metaphorically, one could say ...

Tonic for the Soul

Interview with Ann Hampton Callaway, vocalist performer for “A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan” by Josy Jones   Nicknamed “Sassy” and “The Divine One,” Sarah Vaughan was a four-time Grammy winner and a leg...

Shawn Coss at Wizard World March 2-4

From the Outside, In: The Work of Shawn Coss by Ted Zep 3/1/2018   “People who say they have an artist block just aren’t trying hard enough.”   Shawn Coss is an outsider in the truest s...