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November 2016

All posts published in November 2016

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University Spotlight: Jaclyn Hale

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Weaving a connection between the past and present words and photos by Bronlynn Thurman Bridging the gap between the traditional and modern process has led University of Akron senior Jaclyn Hale to create a collection all her own. Inspired by textiles, Hale has... More »

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Urban Explorer: Wallhaven

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words and photos by Kristina Aiad-Toss Located along Market Street between Highland Square and the Summit Mall, Wallhaven does not seem to have much to offer other than monotonous chain stores and mainstream restaurants. But, if you look past the Starbucks and... More »

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Arts collaboration brings monsters to downtown.

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by Scott Piepho When two different groups independently arrive at the same idea at the same time, it boosts confidence in the ideas’ fundamental rightness. Because a community arts organization and a group of middle school students simultaneously arrived at th... More »

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Random Cushing, Hip Hop Cartoonist

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actually by Scott Piepho The artist who led the APS/Akron Arts Prize creative crosswalks project could get an award for the most perfectly appropriate name. Random Cushing–his given name—describes himself as a nomadic illustrator, battle rapper and burrito ent... More »

The Trouble with Old People: Now, Where Was I?

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by Steve Van Auken You may have noticed that the older person in your life has become a bit forgetful. I have noticed this in some of my friends, which aroused some concern about my own mental processes. I knew my son-in-law to be an observant person so I appr... More »