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Devante Lee, a first-year computer science major, rides the mechanical bull during the CAB Carnival event Friday. In addition to the mechanical bull, the carnival also consisted of outdoor games, rock climbing and food trucks. (Katherine Follmer | Northern Star)

Campus Activities Board hosts carnival event

By Emily Beebe, Assistant News Editor | May 5, 2024

DeKALB – Students played games, ate at food trucks, spun around on carnival rides and tried to not fall off a mechanical bull at the end of the semester carnival event hosted by the Campus Activities Board on Friday. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday...

Kevin Brint member of the Lion Club, (center), and David Finney prepare to close their grill for the day after feeding all the people who helped set up for Pumpkin Fest. Finney has helped the Lions Club prepare for pumpkin fest for over 10 years.

The 51st Annual Sycamore Pumpkin Fest kicks off today

By Robert Baird | October 23, 2012

Giant pumpkins, carnival rides and a massive parade are the highlights of the 51st Annual Sycamore Pumpkin Festival, which begins today. Visitors to downtown Sycamore this weekend will have the opportunity to see more than 1,000 uniquely decorated pumpkins,...

Phi Rho Eta to host annual carnival

By Candice Beasley | April 24, 2011

The Zeta Chapter of Phi Rho Eta Fraternity Inc. will host its annual carnival event Thursday. This is the second year the fraternity has hosted a carnival, and Terrance Hopson, president of Phi Rho Eta Fraternity Inc., said they plan on making it a long-term...