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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Capture the Powerup uniting people within Residence Halls

Valentina Vargas, Contributing Writer September 27, 2017

Residence hall teams gathered in the North Quad for Capture the Powerup, a friendly competition that is part of Residents on Campus Fest. Mary Fleming, Lawson Hall Council president, said people in...

ROCFest boat race returns to Campus Pond

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter September 28, 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...

Competition begins as residence halls face-off for ROC Fest

Staff Report September 27, 2016

The Residence Hall Association kicked off the week of activities for Residents On Campus Fest with two activities Monday night. The Panther Babies scavenger hunt started Monday night and will continue...

Demarco Owens, a sophomore family and consumer sciences major, John Becker, a senior family and consumer sciences major and Kyle Callahan, a freshman Kinesiology and Sports Studies major represent Weller Hall while awaiting the next question for the history portion of the ROC Fest Trivia Contest.

ROC Fest kicks off with student trivia contest

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter September 27, 2016

Marissa Damore, junior family and consumer science major, organized a trivia contest Tuesday night in the McAfee Gym that kicked of the 2016 Residents on Campus Fest. The ROC Fest is the biggest program...

RHA ready for ROC fest

Mariah Scott, Staff Reporter September 10, 2015

The Residents On Campus fest was one of the main events talked about at the Residence Hall Association meeting Thursday in Andrews Hall Basement. Rachael Johnson, junior and President of RHA, gave out...

RHA prepares for Homecoming

Luis Martinez, Staff Reporter October 9, 2014

The Residence Hall Association reviewed plans for upcoming Homecoming events during its meeting Thursday. RHA treasurer Kyle Anderson discussed plans for “Color Me Blue,” which will be from 8 to...

Students hunt for panther babies

Luis Martinez, Staff Reporter September 26, 2014

Students roamed all over campus in search of the panther babies during the scavenger hunt on Thursday. Students had to search high and low in order to gain the most points for their residence hall. The...

RHA reviews leadership and ROCFest

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor September 11, 2014

The Residence Hall Association to deliberate leadership participation opportunities along with deciding ROCFest’s upcoming activities Thursday. RHA president, Chrisitna Lauff asked members to join...

RHA to review upcoming events

Bob Shaughnessy, Staff Reporter September 9, 2014

The Resident Hall Association will reveal its plans for this semester’s activities at its meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday in Andrew’s Hall. Kadie Peterson, RHA vice president, will talk about Residents...

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