The Daily Eastern News

Boat race brings residents together

Shawn Hammers (right), a freshman political science major, celebrates winning the boat relay with his friend Tauhaun Mason (left), a freshman undecided major, Thursday at the campus pond. “Number one in the race, number one in your hearts,” Hammers said.

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016

Even after a scary sinking situation, the cardboard boat race for "Residents on Campus" fest still gave residents the chance to mingle and show off team spirit. During the race, Thomas Hall’s boat sank because the bottom of it ripped off when the team was pushing it into the water. Justin Gunther,...

ROCFest boat race returns to Campus Pond

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016

“Residents On Campus Festival” is already in full swing, as the residence halls prepare for the annual boat race set for 5:30 p.m. today at the Campus Pond. Nick Bamert, president of the Residence Hall Association, has participated in the boat race for the past three years. For his fourth year...

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