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When you have one of those dreaded 8 a.m. classes, it can be hard to whip up something quick or expensive to grab something for breakfast. To whip up a quick and healthy breakfast, grab your skillet, a toaster, some ripe avocados (they should be slightly squishy), a single egg, and a slice o…

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The warm weather finally coming around fills our minds with summer daydreams: wearing airy sundresses, colorful bikinis, and mirrored sunglasses. Our thoughts get dragged back to reality when we’re reminded of our lacking bank accounts to afford such an extravagant summer wardrobe. The follo…

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No one would have guessed that a good BBQ joint could be found in New England of all places, let alone Providence, Rhode Island. To our surprise, however, we have found a gem of Providence that is filled with an interesting ambiance and incredible food. This gem is Durk’s Bar-B-Q.

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Railways, subways, metros, planes, trains, and busses all have revolutionized the way people are able to travel down the street and across the world. The creation of different modes of transportation allowed for people to get to different locations within their lifetimes and in a fraction of…

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Pairing one color for an entire outfit can be cool, but it would be even cooler to have a pop of color. One trend that’s in for the spring and summer is color-blocking. Kim Kardashian is one celebrity that has definitely taken advantage of this trend. Color-blocking with neutral colors like …

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Post Malone pleased his fans once again with the release of his second studio recorded album, "Beerbongs & Bentleys", on April 27. The 18 track album is chock-full of bangers and melodies that will quickly find their way to the number one Billboard spot. The album went platinum only four…

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When the East India Company was close to bankruptcy, a bill was passed by parliament to greatly lower their tea tax, in turn allowing the British government to gain a monopoly over American tea trade. This bill, passed on April 27, 1773, was called the Tea Act. Because all legal tea came fro…

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Tim Bergling, better known as the electronic Swedish DJ, Avicii, was found dead last Friday, April 20, at the young age of 28. The cause of death has not yet been released. 

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Believe it or not, there are less than 20 days left of the semester! And it looks like spring is finally here, so it’s time to do some spring cleaning. Here are some ways to “spring clean” different areas of your life:

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 “OKUUUUUR” has been deemed 2018’s version of the word “Okay” by influential female hip-hop artist, Cardi B. The new version of the everyday phrase has reached the vocabulary of college students around the country. The new take on "okay" has even seen love on the RWU campus, showing the stro…

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American rock band Breaking Benjamin is back and better than ever with their brand new album, "Ember," released April 13.  This is the second record since the end of the band’s hiatus that lasted from 2010 until 2014.  After the lead vocalist, Benjamin Burnley, fought for the rights of the g…

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In some parts of the country, it seems like spring is just non-existent this year. And with the rain Rhode Island is supposed to have this week, we’ll certainly miss the semi-warm weather we briefly experienced last week. But for now, the cold and rain will have to do. On the bright side, th…

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Intricate lace, mesh overthrows, and sequined bralettes dominated the renowned Coachella music festival’s grounds over this past weekend in Indio, California. The picture-perfect, Palm Springs desert location combined with trendy music and A-list celebrity attendees makes for the ideal scene…

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After five long years, Thirty Seconds to Mars has finally released their long-anticipated fifth album, "America."  The new album was released on April 6 and holds 12 brand new tracks. Thirty Seconds to Mars is composed of singer and actor Jared Leto (vocals, guitars),  his older brother Shan…

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There is a difference between your classic plaid and gingham, believe it or not. You can either call it gingham or “check,” but here in the fashion world, we call it gingham. Sure, you might be thinking that wearing gingham is like wearing a picnic table cloth. But with the right styling, we…

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Walt Disney Imagineering expanded their influences from the United States across the pond to Europe on April 12, 1992. On this day in history, Disneyland Paris, originally called Euro Disneyland, opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France.

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If your Instagram profile is in need of a makeover, head out with a camera and your besties to capture the hidden beauties of Bristol. You don’t have to travel far to get a 10/10 Instagram photo; there are sensational spots on and around the RWU campus. You will grab all of your followers’ a…

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This week I took a look into the R&B/Soul genre and listened to The Weeknd’s new EP, "My Dear Melancholy." Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is an Ethiopian-Canadian singer/songwriter who has risen to fame over the past decade. This breakup-fueled extended…

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Ahh, I can almost picture it—it’s about 60 degrees out, there’s moisture in the air and it’s replenishing your old winter dry skin by the second. So long, winter skin — hello moisturized, glowing skin.

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As we approach the end of the semester (can you believe it?), we look to beverages like coffee to keep us awake and functioning. However, as many health benefits as coffee may have, sometimes it's just not enough to keep us going. Sure, it wakes you up and makes you more alert, but its cousi…

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Rap music exists as a dominant music choice among college students, and rap videos find its popularity through portrayals of models, money, high-end fashion, and marijuana. All these trends are likeable among, or desired by college-aged individuals, increasing their interest in hip-hop music…

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"Fortnite Battle Royale," a virtual survival game, was released back in July by the Epic Games company, and its popularity has skyrocketed in the past couple months. The game isn’t just the biggest of 2018, but it has become a cultural craze among the younger generations. College students ha…

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In an average week, people board public transportation about 35 million times each weekday. The invention of public transportation and the wide utilization of it has helped to transform the way people can travel to and from work, and how far across the country people can travel.

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Unfortunately, after this lovely winter we’ve had, we don’t get to have nice weather just yet. The way it usually goes is that we get a ton of rain here in Rhode Island come April! Luckily, we have a couple ways to feel and look good, even when the weather doesn’t.

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The Netflix Original Series "Black Mirror" showcases the eerie takeover of our society by technology. The setting occurs in the near future with bizarre situations that seem out of this world, yet just out reach in our current high-tech society. The British television drama features standalo…

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Tired of living in the library or GHH? Try one of these underrated campus study spots.

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The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, otherwise known as the Oscars, are happening this coming Sunday, March 4, airing at 8 p.m. Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and renowned actors and actresses fill the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California for the st…

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Have you ever had a moment where you wanted to take a step back from all the loud, popular genres that you would normally listen to and just want to listen to a nice, wholesome, calm record? If so, then this is the album for you.  

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In college, it’s inevitable that an early class schedule can deter you from wanting to look “nice” in the mornings as you’re forced to rush out the door with a messy bun and breakfast in hand. Many turn to every college students’ best friend: sweatpants, sweatshirt, and leggings. Here are so…

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Baked goods have been around for thousands of years, beginning early in the Roman Empire as art. The trend grew, and baked goods were starting to be sold in the streets.

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Hey college gym-goers, if you don’t feel like going to a crowded place, or you're just simply not in the mood to work out, it is possible to do a workout in your tiny dorm room or apartment. Here are five exercises that are possible to do right in the privacy of your own room:

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In the fashion industry, fur has played a dominant role in fabrics that are sent down the designer runway, but many have come to boycott the incorporation of real animal fur in pieces such as coats and scarves in order to outwardly stand against animal cruelty. 

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The highly anticipated motion picture soundtrack from the new Marvel film "Black Panther" was released on Feb. 9, 2018.  The album features many popular rap and hip-hop artists, including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and The Weeknd.  Most of the tracks are written around the themes and characters fr…

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Whether it’s a quarter-sized heart on your ankle or an arm sleeve of red roses, the majority of the millennial generation has come to appreciate the expressive and creative ink fad of tattoos. 

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It’s the dead of winter, which means that people are less likely to want to trek through the snow and icy pavements to conquer a workout at the gym. Perhaps they're the opposite and are motivated to get that “summer body.” If you're behind on the January resolutions and don’t know where to s…