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A Social Studies Course for Social Studies’ Sake

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Excerpt from “Rebooting Social Studies” by Greg Milo, adapted for The Devil Strip Remember that high school history class you used as an opportunity to catch up on the sleep you missed because you were recording a mixtape for that love interest you met while d... More »

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Book Review: FLOWER POEMS, Katie Mertz

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by Noor Hindi Katie Mertz’s new chapbook Flower Poems is exploding with dazzling images and fierce humor. Readers will fall in love with this collection because it’s quirky and emotionally compelling. Mertz’s voice is honest and funny, and I ... 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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The Akron Knight: The Story Behind The Comic

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by Brian Dunphy If you’re like me, you are enjoying The Akron Knight comic strip monthly in the pages of The Devil Strip and weekly online. What creators Dan Gorman and J. Alan Miller have created is truly special: a full color superhero strip whose styl... More »

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Rita Dove on Love, Race, Family and Akron History

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An interview in celebration of National Poetry Month by Noor Hindi A few months ago, I picked up Rita Dove’s Pulitzer Prize winning poetry collection “Thomas and Beulah,” which tells the story of Dove’s maternal grandparents. My love for this collection was im... More »