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Press Club presents virtual program on the Electoral College

Ohio Northern University political science professor Robert Alexander will discuss the Electoral College in a virtual presentation by Akron Press Club on December 8 at noon. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute of … Continue reading

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$45,000 in scholarships available

If you are a journalism or public relations student who could use $5,000, there is a scholarship for you. The John S. Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Akron Press Club are awarding a total of nine scholarships worth $5,000 … Continue reading

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Virtual Summit County sheriff debate Oct. 1

There will be a new sheriff in Summit County after the Nov. 3 election. Find out where the two candidates stand on the issues in a virtual debate Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. This virtual debate is … Continue reading

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Navigating the media landscape in today’s culture: A virtual discussion

Finding truth in the news is not easy in today’s multilayered, media-driven culture. But it is possible.Join the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, September 23 at 12:15 p.m. for an important discussion featuring three of our expert board members. These … Continue reading

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A free people, a free press

The Akron Press Club creates a forum for our community to discuss issues of the day. There are no more important issues at this moment than racial justice and the ability of a free press to tell that story. The … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club presents Summit County sheriff debate

Who wants to be the new sheriff in Summit County? Find out when the Akron Press Club presents a debate between the four Democratic candidates in the March 17 primary. The debate is free and open to the public. It … Continue reading

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Superintendent David James to deliver 2020 State of Akron Schools speech

Superintendent David James, Ed.D. will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, February 19 at Quaker Station in Akron.There will be the opportunity for questions following his address. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch … Continue reading

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Akron Press Club Book Sale November 9

The annual Akron Press Club book sale will be Saturday, November 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Summit County Historical Society, Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road at South Portage Path in Akron. The sale provides a wonderful … Continue reading

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Photos from Akron mayoral debate

Akron mayoral candidates incumbent Dan Horrigan and challenger Josh Sines debated before an Akron Press Club crowd of more than 300 Oct. 16. The candidates agreed on a number of issues. Both said they may have to raise sewer rates … Continue reading

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Impeaching a President Panel Discussion at Akron Press Club November 20

The Akron Press Club will present a special panel discussion “Impeaching a President: Understanding the Current Moment” November 20 at Quaker Station on the campus of the University of Akron. There will be the opportunity for questions from the audience. … Continue reading

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