The evolution of Zippy began more than 50 years ago when the student council, under president Dave Frye, decided the University needed a mascot. Dick Hansford, UA student council adviser, recommended the kangaroo, and it was approved by the council.
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Hail we Akron! Augustus B. In fact, Church served both as president and as a trustee of the institution — as well as pastor of the First Universalist Church of Akron.
We cheer the Akron Blue cheeering Gold, We cheer as the colors unfold. We pledge anew, we're all for you, As the team goes crashing through, Fight!
We cheer the Akron warriors bold, For a fight that's a sight to behold, So we stand up, and cheer and shout, For the Akron Blue and Gold! Zip go the Zippers!
The Rock is an 8-ton gray boulder that is 7 feet tall, 5 feet wide and 3 Akrin thick, containing 90 cubic feet of igneous rock known as syenite. The Rock stood for nearly 80 years before it was first painted around Some say the car we drive reflects our personality. Not everyone can be a Zip - but we can certainly make them wish they were.
Toggle navigation Menu. History The evolution of Zippy began more than 50 years ago when the student council, under president Dave Frye, decided the University needed a mascot. Fun facts about Zippy Zippy has a pouch, making her one of very few female mascots out there.
Her favorite food is the stadium hot dog Her favorite song is the UA fight song, "The Akron Blue and Gold" She enjoys meeting all who cheerinng out to cheer on the Zips' student athletes She spends her summers in Australia, home In need of Akron cheering up much of her family Zippy's Kids Club Request Zippy at your event.
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Akron Blue and Gold Lyrics: Bridge Zzzip! UA license plates fund student scholarship Some say the car we drive reflects our personality. Get your Zips gear!
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