, a fashion show featuring nearly 100 designs created by 14 Akron students, is a sort of coming-out party for the school's emerging fashion-merchandising program, which operates in the shadow of Kent's prestigious design school and museum. "A lot of the students have transferred here from Kent, because their program is so difficult and intense," says Akron student Tracy Sebastian. "But we're kind of discreet right now. We're trying to get our program out there and say, Look! We have this!'"
Fri., May 5, 7 p.m.
The rivalry between Kent State and the University of Akron will be rekindled tonight this time on the catwalk.