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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 the ROC Fest competition are all trying, and the event will go well. “The competitions are fun...

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...

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 through Thursday night, and the RHA also hosted their trivia night in the McAfee Gym. There are...

ROC Fest kicks off with student trivia contest

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.

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 Damore has planned as vice president of community engagements. Helping run the event was the...

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 information about the week long event called Resident On Campus Fest, also known as ROC Fest, fr...

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 10 p.m. Oct. 23, which is the Thursday of Homecoming Week. “It’s going to be at nighttime with...

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 panther babies could have been located anywhere on campus from Old Main all the way down to Andrews...

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 the Bond Revenue Committee, which will consist of three RHA and three student senate members. The...

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 on Campus Fest events. ROCFest is the largest event of the year for RHA, in which residence halls...

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