UA students explore ghost stories surrounding Akron’s Schneider Park and its possible mass graves. Reported by Craig Webb. Soccer balls might not be the only things bumping around Akron’s Schneider Park. There may be things that go bump in the night. A group of University of Akron students have spent the last few months exploring whether stories or legends of strange or paranormal activity have popped up since another university-sponsored research effort last year uncovered evidence of mass graves in the park.