Photos: Eagle Fest a success

Students were welcomed back to campus with everything from music to smores during the first-ever Eagle Fest Friday, Sept. 10.

Posted 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021

Students flock to Badger Street during Eagle Fest.

Students gathered from the Student Union, down Badger Street and over to Coate field to take part in music, entertainment, food and fun from 4-9 p.m. following the first week of classes. The inaugural event was coordinated by University Centers.

The Screaming Eagles Marching Band (SEMB) kicked off the inaugural Eagle Fest with a performance on Coate Field.
A SEMB member plays flute at Eagle Fest.
A view down Badger Street at the start of Eagle Fest.
Students visit the Math and Stats Club near Murphy Library.
Students in line to order food from Apothik.
Students walk up and down Badger Street visiting various campus departments and campus organizations.
Students hang out on Coate Field waiting for music to start.
Artist Tommy Orrico draws a student's caricature.
Tugg performs on Coate Field.
Andy Hughes, lead singer of Tugg performs on Coate Field.
A student putts for prizes.
Jenni Brundage, Residence Life, checks students in at Coate Field.
Students toast marshmallows over a fire near Drake Hall.
Marshmallows are toasted over a fire for smores.
Students watch Tugg perform at Coate Field.
A student from the Theatre Department booth talks to students on Badger Street.
Students hang out on Coate Field between music acts.
Hip-hop artist TeawhYB performs on Coate Field.
Students paint during a craft session near the Student Union.
Stryker Eagle snatches some cotton candy during Eagle Fest.
Drag Queens pose for a photo before the start of Drag Queen bingo.
Stryker Eagle poses with students near the Student Union.
A student competes in a pull up challenge at the ROTC booth.
Students on Coate Field with Grandad Bluff peeking through.
Stryker poses at the Pride Center booth.
Jean Luc Rondreux flips mouthwatering crepes near the Student Union.
Tricia Aleckson, University Centers, hands out free popcorn.
A couple from the Ballroom and Swing Dance Club dances on Badger Street.
Stryker Eagle makes its way down Badger Street during sunset.
Country band After Midtown performs on Coate Field. Photo by Sara Hafften

After Midtown pumps up the crowd at Eagle Fest. Photo by Sara Hafften
Headphone Disco closes out Eagle Fest. Photo by Sara Hafften