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Commencement is a few weeks away, so it’s time to consult your closet on what to wear. Whether you are crossing the stage or sitting in the audience, you will want to dress to impress. Now, if the clothes in your closet aren’t satisfying you, it never hurts to exercise your credit card.

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The highly-anticipated second album by Michigan-based metalcore band, I Prevail, was released on March 29, 2019. The band, consisting of two vocalists, two guitarists and a drummer, has been through a lot in the last few years. The album called "TRAUMA" explores battles with depression, anxi…

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In an anonymous email to a 1992 Roger Williams College newspaper editor, a student shared his/her concerns and complaints towards the athletic facilities. Mainly, the complaints involved the gym where the student experienced two broken machines back-to-back in one day. The bolts and screws w…

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If you are tired of going to the same local restaurants, then Portside Tavern, Bristol’s brand new restaurant, is the place to go! Located in the historic East Bay of Bristol at 444 Thames St., it is easy to find and has a beautiful view of the waterfront. With very reasonable prices, it is …

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Telling stories and spitting jokes aligned with the theme of Stay Woke Week, comedians Leclerc Andre and Jenny Zigrino took the stage in the Rec Center last Friday to round out the week-long events hosted by MSU.

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Sophomore Katherine Weir is no stranger to slam poetry and she let her audience know this when she performed her original poem “Switchblade Women Will Cut a B***h” at the Spring Poetry Slam held on Thursday, April 4. Weir started writing poetry in high school to relieve stress and, this past…

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Interested in art and social justice? The NaDI magazine just came out with their second issue. NaDI stands for "new and dangerous ideas." The team's goal is to project social justice issues through artwork made by RWU students.This year's issue was focused around the topic of “Ask Why?” and …

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The new indie-rock band, Wallows, has just released their very first record entitled "Nothing Happens." Released on March 22, 2019, the album uses many elements of music from the '80s. These elements include synth sounds, background string sections, slightly-distorted guitars and muffled dru…

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Unresolved family disputes, a mysterious death and the end of the world are only three of the persisting issues in Netflix’s newest original TV show, "The Umbrella Academy." The plot begins with 43 individuals all born on the same day. The twist? None of the women who gave birth were pregnan…

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If you are looking for a quick trip to explore some local art, Bristol Art Museum may be just the place.Located on 10 Wardwell St., the quaint museum tucked away in downtown Bristol just exhibited their newest collection last Friday. Called Seeds of Inspiration, this exhibit features artwork…

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Friendship, politics, observing a deer in the wild. These may sound like basic words or phrases to the average person, but for juniors and seniors in Dance Theater at RWU, these were some of the themes they built an entire dance piece around.

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California-based ska band Reel Big Fish released their long-awaited ninth album, "Life Sucks… Let’s Dance!" Released on Dec. 21, 2018, the album holds 14 tracks that make you want to dance. The band combines sounds of reggae and punk with comedic musical elements and lyrics to create a happy…

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Thirdstory is a trio band who formed in New York in 2014. The band consists of singer/songwriters Elliott Skinner, Ben Lusher and Richard Saunders. They first began with singing a lot of popular covers from artists such as Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Ariana Grande. They began to form more of…

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The multi-purpose building that stands across from Cedar Hall, known as the Center for Student Development, provides a wide range of services for students. These services include wellness visits, counseling sessions, housing services and much more. Formerly known as Student Services, the bui…

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Spring break is only two weeks away, which means parents will be driving up to campus to pick up their kids. When they get here, they’ll most likely be hungry, so instead of grabbing fast-food for the road, take your parents to Aidan’s Pub on 5 John St. in downtown Bristol for a tasty lunch …

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For those who are looking to do something that's out of the ordinary, there's a small history museum near Roger Williams Zoo in Providence that is worth checking out. The admission at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium is $3 per person and with such a low price, it's the perfect a…

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There’s nothing like kicking back with a new movie or TV show to unwind. Netflix changes what entertainment it has available for streaming every month, so there are always new options.

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Whether you count down the days or avoid thinking about it, Valentine’s Day has come. Many people assume this day requires you to dress to the nines, wear bright hues of red and pink, and paint an extravagant face of make-up. Then, this over-the-top look must be worn on a date with a signifi…

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Have you just noticed the hearts strung throughout Commons and realized it is Valentine’s Day? Was that followed by immediate panic because you never made plans? Well, fear not. Here are some last minute do’s and don’t's for Valentine’s Day.

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Dutch symphonic metal band, Within Temptation, has just released their seventh studio album, Resist. The record was released on Feb. 1 and has ten awesome tracks. Led by female vocalist, Sharon den Adel, the band combines heavy guitar riffs and drums with electronic synths, classical-style s…

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“I love it, I don’t think I’d have the friends I do if it wasn’t for ballroom,” are senior Dana Herlich’s first words when talking about her experience over the past four years of being a part of RWU's Ballroom Dance Club.

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Using all natural ingredients, this hair mask restores and rehydrates any damage or breakage with just two ingredients. Measure ½ cup of coconut oil into a small bowl. Heat it up in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds to melt completely. Add in two egg yolks and whisk until combined. Run t…

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Looking for a place to eat off-campus with friends or to take a date? Try Bristol House of Pizza, sometimes called BHOP, at 55 State St. This quaint, little restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. It not only has a cozy interior, but it also has a friendly staff who serve their customers wi…

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RDGLDGRN — pronounced Red Gold Green — released their third album, titled "RDGLDGRN 3," on Feb. 1. The trio is from the Washington D.C. area and has a blend of styles including alternative, hip-hop and indie rock. The band is made up of three main members and one touring member. Each goes by…

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I recently had the extraordinary experience of traveling to six different European countries over the winter break. I started the journey in Ireland where I met up with my boyfriend, Andrew, and stayed with him and his family for a week. Although this was my third visit to the Emerald Isle —…

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One hundred years ago today, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born. Most commonly known as Jackie Robinson, he was the first African American Major League Baseball player. Born in Cairo, Ga., Robinson began playing sports at a young age. He attended University of California Los Angeles, where he …

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The English rock band, Bring Me The Horizon, has finally released their much-anticipated sixth album, "Amo." The record was released on Jan. 25 and holds many sounds from modern electronics and poppy choruses to heavy guitar riffs and screaming vocals. "Amo" has thirteen tracks, all of which…

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With Christmas around the corner and finals looming ahead, the idea of buying holiday gifts for family and friends is a remote thought that emerges at the last minute when you’re stuck not knowing what to buy. Instead of waiting until the day before Christmas to go shopping, begin your searc…

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When "A Star is Born" came out in theaters, there was immediate excitement because well-known pop artist and multiple Grammy award winner, Lady Gaga, was starring in the film. Along with Lady Gaga, there was Bradley Cooper who is a famous American actor. The most stunning part of the film fo…

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Many people may know about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in October at Disney World where you can dress up and trick or treat within the Magic Kingdom, but some people may not be aware of the Christmas version of this.

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As the Thanksgiving table clears and dishes are put away, Black Friday shoppers collect their coupons and prepare to race to the stores to find discounts. This unofficial United States holiday marks the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season and has been around for the past 66 years. Its n…

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The newest record from famed alternative rock trio, Muse, has finally arrived. "Simulation Theory," released on Nov. 9, combines the band’s signature sound with the sounds of 80s techno and electronics. The main album consists of eleven tracks. However, there is a super deluxe version of the…

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"Red Dead Redemption 2"This is a game to get invested in. It blows all other games out of the water. There is an immense attention to detail, and gamers can become completely immersed within the game. It has a massive open-world experience with plenty of side quests to get lost in besides ju…

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Stocks — an investment where part ownership in a corporation allows a person to receive part of that corporation's earnings and assets. The stock market is a vital component to the world’s economy. It plays a role in the growth of the industry and commerce of the country which affects the ec…

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Last Thursday night, the university held the bi-annual Poetry Slam in the GHH Atrium. RWU students Sabrina Sousa and Lauren Calabrese who were in the Slam talked about their poems they presented and answered questions about the process they go through to make their poems. They also offered a…

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Summer 2018 was a time of trends, but only some of these new styles managed to stick through to fall and the upcoming winter season. For example, the tassel earring. Earrings have become a staple accessory in 2018, but the tassel earring, whether adorned in silk, beads or even wool cotton, h…