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BU Holds Rec Fest During Welcome Weekend

With Binghamton University classes starting Monday students are quickly making their way back to campus.

Sunday marked the last day of BU's Welcome Weekend and hundreds of students gathered outside the East Gym parking lot and track field this afternoon for Rec Fest.

The event featured food and drinks, a rock climbing wall, an obstacle course and carnival rides. Students say it's a great way to kick off the school year.

"This definitely gives a good feeling to all the freshman. Definitely gives them a good idea of how the campus is and all the fun events we have."

There were also canoe wares and fitness classes at the event. More than 35 sports clubs were tabling at Rec Fest giving students the chance to get involved early in the year.

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