Mascots Flash and Zippy hang out together on Risman Plaza before their rivalry began.

How did Kent State University and the University of Akron become rivals? It all started with our mascots! See what happened between Flash and Zippy.

The William (Bill) C. Horton Memorial scholarship will support residents of Trumbull County who are pursuing a degree in business while attending Kent State University at Trumbull.

The scholarship was recently endowed thanks to more than $25,000 in gifts from friends, family and local community organizations.