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Picture walking through the same mansion that James Monroe, Chester Arthur, Andrew Jackson and Ulysses S. Grant were guests at. Next, imagine Robert Redford and Mia Farrow filming part of “The Great Gatsby” right outside that same mansion. It’s hard to believe that this building is only a ma…

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If you are looking for entertainment and local festivities, these upcoming October festivals will put you in the fall spirit. Grab a group of friends and take a day trip to explore the Ocean State. Rhode Island has so much to offer and its size makes many events easily accessible without hav…

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Many college students report high levels of stress and anxiety. Not many know where to go or how to manage their stress in healthy ways. For many individuals, this is the first time in their lives they must learn how to cope with their emotions with no familiar faces to help them out.

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October is finally here and with it comes Halloween music and decorations. Along with the holiday candy and movies, here are a few historical treats for the trick-or-treating season: 

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On Oct. 3, 1995, former NFL player Orenthal James (O.J.) Simpson of the Buffalo Bills and the San Francisco 49ers was acquitted on two counts of murder. His trial lasted eleven months and was known as the ‘trial of the century,’ due to the trial’s international publicity. Simpson was a highl…

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A great point of interest for many students is RWU’s participation in environmental awareness and cleanliness. Just this Saturday, Sept. 28, the university held a coastal cleanup next to Mt. Hope Bridge on Pebble Beach. 

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A small, independent band called The Lumineers has just released a new album named “III.” This group is well known for their hit song “Ophelia” and is an American Folk band based in Denver, Colorado. 

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If you think that “Space Cowboy” is about literal cowboys flying around in space, you are missing out on the wonderful work of country star Kacey Musgraves. 

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While most students on Saturday mornings are sleeping in late and shielding their faces from the rising sun, business owners of Mount Hope Farm are setting up their pop-up tents on the south field for a weekly Farmers Market. 

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Sneakers have always had a strong following from some people, but in the last 35 years the culture around sneakers has changed dramatically. Throughout history, many cultures have influenced sneaker fashion, including basketball, skateboarding and hip hop/rap. However, in 1985, the sneaker c…

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Between performing at Musicians' Guild Open Mic Night, The Late, Late Show with WQRI and the 2019 South Campus Barbecue, Shattered in Between is becoming a well-known band on campus.

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Amazon Prime is conventionally known for being able to order anything an individual desires and having it shipped to that person’s doorstep in less than 48 hours. Lately, the platform has been a destination for television and movies, including some of the company's own.

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Looking for some theatrical entertainment this Friday or Saturday night? Four first-year students will perform in “The Meta Plays: RWU's Freshman Show,” at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 and 21. A series of four plays written by playwright Andrew Biss, these 10 minute pieces contain exaggerated theat…

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Music lovers gather 'round because you’re in for a treat! The town of Bristol is celebrating its second annual PorchFest on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 3-6 p.m. on High Street. This year, nine porches will host 18 local bands who will focus on pop, classic rock, bluegrass and original works.

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Most students probably remember the beginning of freshman year. What started with finding dorms, meeting floor mates and listening to speakers ended with a day of community service. The Feinstein Community Connections Program, the official name of the annual service program students particip…

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The day after the devastating events of 9/11, Sept. 12 is widely known for being one of the quietest days in American history. The 9/11 attacks went viral internationally by this day and international reactions arose. A French Newspaper announced on Sept. 12, “we are all Americans,” and peop…

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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.