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Part-time faculty skipped over in year-end bonus

The University of Akron' s offer of a 2 percent, one-time payment came as an early Christmas present for UA employees, but some who were excluded from the offer woke up to an unpadded bank account Dec. 25. President Proenza's Dec. 16 e-mail promised "all employees" a one-time payment equal to 2 percent of their current base salary.… Post the First Comment

Zips rout RedHawks, 69-49

On a night where Miami University head coach Charlie Coles was being honored for being the winningest coach in MAC basketball history, the University of Akron's men's basketball team came out to physically and mentally bounce back from a tough loss at Buffalo.… Post the First Comment

Zips send three to MLS in draft

The men's soccer team's success carried into the offseason as it sent three players into Major League Soccer via the MLS Superdraft. Teal Bunbury, Blair Gavin and Ben Zemanski all made the leap from the college to professional level during the draft. Bunbury was the first drafted from the 2009 National Championship runner up team.

Women's basketball has up and down break

The Akron Zips women's basketball team is currently 10-8 for the season and is coming together as a team. The Zips started winter break on a two game winning streak defeating Lake Erie College 75-63 on Dec. 14 and Chicago State 62-55 on Dec. 19. Niagara was the start of the Zips four game losing streak that extended from Dec.