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Sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong hosts the annual Rock the Runway fashion show on March 7, 2020. Wong competed in the show last year and requested to be a host this year.

Rock the Runway glows under hard work from designers

Kaitlyn Finchler Photo editor March 8, 2020

Glow-in-the-dark fabric, sassy models and a full house are only a few ways to describe Rock the Runway. With 10 designers, all freshmen and sophomores, sophomore fashion design major Angelique Wong had...

A model wearing a design from Wuede Tadesse’s Spark of Beauty collection walks down the runway druing Rock The Runway on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Wuede Tadesse won first place for her collection.

Rock the Runway pays homage to the ‘60s with Woodstock themed fashion show

Sophia Iannelli March 3, 2019

Saturday night was outta sight! With fringe, flowers and fur, hundreds of people were taken back to 1969 at this year’s Woodstock themed “Rock the Runway” fashion show,  a free event hosted by the...

“Beauty, Fate and Envy,” one of the designs created by senior Phoebe Takeda, was showcased Sunday evening at the Student Center Ballroom. Seventeen students participated in this year’s “Disney’s Good vs. Evil” theme. Emily Rinehardt won the grand prize with her designs of “Sailors Warning.” Rinehardt’s designs were inspired by Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean.

Rock the Runway brings Disney to Kent

Abigail Miller March 4, 2018

Pirates, princesses and spotted dogs kept the audience entranced at the 14th annual Rock the Runway fashion show.  For this year, students designed three cohesive outfits that coordinated with the show’s...

Rock the Runway fashion show brings ’20s designs, prizes

Paige Miller March 2, 2017

At Kent State's 13th annual Rock the Runway fashion show, students will travel back in time to make the twenties roar again.Students of all majors participate in the annual show and showcase unique designs...

Rock the Runway winner Kelly Nieser tears up as she accepts her award for her Rhinestone Revolution collection on Saturday, Mar. 5, 2016.

Twelfth annual Rock the Runway

March 6, 2016

Kent Student Center Programming hosted the twelfth annual Rock the Runway Fashion Show on Saturday in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom.Rock the Runway is a themed competition that brings together...

Designer Keama Garrett makes last minute adjustments to her model Sarah Grages before the Rock The Runway Fashion Show on Saturday March 7, 2015. The name of this collection was “Jama”.

Annual Rock the Runway fashion show returns this weekend

Ile-Ife Okantah March 2, 2016

Kent Student Center (KSC) Programming will host the twelfth annual Rock the Runway Fashion Show at 8 p.m. on Saturday, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.Rock the Runway is a themed competition that brings...

Rock the Runway brings pop music fashion to life

Audrey Fletcher March 8, 2015

As Asia Parker’s three models walked the runway Saturday, she stood off to the side in the audience cheering them on.The sophomore fashion design major’s collection was the first to grace the...

A model prepares to walk at 2012s Rock The Runway, Celestial Space Odyssey, on March 10, 2012. This years Rock The Runway will be Hip-Hop House Party themed, this Saturday, March 9 in the student center ballroom from 8:00-11:00 p.m. Photo by Philip Botta.

Fashion and music will collide in annual Rock the Runway fashion show

Kelsey Drumm March 2, 2015

Kent Student Center Programming will host its 11th annual Rock the Runway design competition in the Student Center Ballroom on March 7 at 8 p.m. Rock the Runway is a fashion contest inspired by a different...

1980s Brit fashion rocks annual ‘Rock the Runway’ event

Jake Green March 9, 2014

New Wave British music and fashion inspired the designers whose three-look collections filled the stage at the sold-out 10th Annual “Rock the Runway” student fashion competition in the Kent...

Sophomore fashion design major Latisha Ondiegi works on a leotard for her Rock the Runway designs a in Rockwell Hall studio, Wednesday evening, March 5, 2014. Ondiegis designs will be presented at Saturdays annual Rock the Runway contest, this year themed British Invasion II.

10th annual ‘Rock the Runway’ hits stage

Jake Green March 5, 2014

Kent Student Center Programming will host the 10th annual “Rock the Runway” student fashion competition at 8 p.m. Saturday night in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom.The sold-out show will feature...

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