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Everyone look out — the class of 2020 is nearing graduation! While seniors are reaching the end of their experiences as part of the RWU’s student body, graduation calls for gifts to be given. In the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak and disruption of normal graduation festivities, here are s…

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Devon Kaplan, a senior performing arts major with a creative writing core concentration, is optimistic for the future and reminiscent about his time at RWU. After graduating, Kaplan hopes to develop his talents in acting, piano, singing and dancing. Ultimately, the one talent he would like t…

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"Musician's Guild would like to thank Tom Schmidt for being our club president and being so dedicated to the club for his entire four years here at Roger! Tom always comes to meetings with his keyboard and a smile on his face. Not only is he an extremely talented pianist, but we have no doub…

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Are you stuck inside without any ideas on how to spend your time during quarantine? Why not create your own photo shoot and take new pictures for your profile?

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Singing or playing an instrument with other people is difficult to do with social distancing, but it’s not impossible. The RWU chorus and band, which normally meets once a week on campus for three hours, have found online alternative methods for learning and performing their individual parts. 

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Movies are quick and enjoyable, television shows are fun and take dedication, but sometimes a quick and informative documentary is just what someone needs. Netflix offers many documentaries spanning different themes. No matter which one you choose, you’re sure to be delighted. Here are a few…

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In the midst of the coronavirus' impact, there are rays of hope that peak out from a plethora of places. Caitlin Tavares, a sophomore graphic design and communications major, is making a positive impact in the community with her artistic talents.Through her business, known as Caitlin Hope Ar…

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TikTok, an app that launched back in 2016 as a "replacement" of the app Vine, has taken over the world by storm. Since the beginning of 2020, over 800 million users worldwide have watched and uploaded videos on TikTok. 

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It’s almost time to make the transition from winter to spring clothing. Welcome back all the three-quarter sleeves, shorter tops and those shorts and light weight dresses. As you begin to consult your wardrobe in the upcoming weeks, you may be limited in going out to shop, but do not fret be…

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Everyone get ready for family movie night! Grab the popcorn, soda and settle into your seats for the Netflix original movie “Justine.” This film tells the story of how Lisa, a woman in her 30s, befriends Justine, an eight-year-old girl with spina bifida.Lisa Wade is in desperate need of a jo…

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While inside during the COVID-19 outbreak, listening to new music can be a fun way to occupy yourself. 5 Seconds of Summer, also known as 5SOS, released their brand-new album “CALM” on March 27.

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Many times when we go through certain experiences, we feel alone. We believe no one has gone through the same thing or felt the same way. With many individuals experiencing isolation and self-quarantine because of the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s nice to know we aren’t the only ones being affecte…

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On March 20, Netflix released a limited, four episode series on Madam C.J. Walker titled “Self Made.” Walker is remembered as the famous black woman who developed hair products for women of color. Her business proved to be extremely successful and she’s noted in the Guinness Book of World Re…

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A staycation is something we have all likely dreamed about at one point or another. Now, with COVID-19 in our lives, we are being advised to stay inside and avoid the spread of germs in public places. When boredom strikes while practicing social distancing, here are five ways you can occupy …

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Warmer days are upon us as the spring season rolls in. Although you might be quarantining, this could be the perfect time for updating your room or home for the new season. In order to prepare for bright skies and the light breezes of spring, here are four simple ways you can update your spa…

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With the extension of spring break, it's understandable and expected that plans are going to shift. So, as you hang around the house watching TV this week, here’s a new show you may want to try. 

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Senior dance majors are very upset over the campus shutdown amid COVID-19. As the university moves to online courses, dance majors are left with many questions.

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On Feb. 25, the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) wrapped up its Black History Month program which took place every Tuesday afternoon in Upper Commons during February. The organization collaborated with the Commons chefs to create a lunch menu celebrating black heritage. 

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"Keep Ya Head Up" - 2Pac"C.R.E.A.M" - Wu Tang Clan"We the People" - A Tribe a called Quest "If I Ruled the World" - Nas"Formation" - Beyoncé "The Story of OJ" - Jay-Z"DNA" - Kendrick Lamar"This is America" - Childish Gambino

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Julia Baird’s book, “Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire,” delves into the life of England’s second longest reigning monarch. 

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Valentine’s Day is coming! As the season of love rushes in, you may be in a tight spot with brainstorming ideas of what to get your significant other for V-Day. No need to worry! Here are a few inspirations for your special someone.

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If you’re looking for something to do with someone special on Valentine’s Day, or if you're spending the day loving yourself, a movie is definitely the way to go. 

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Tomorrow, Feb. 14, is a holiday known and celebrated by many: Valentine’s Day. Flowers, candy and gifts are common goods exchanged amongst loved ones, family and friends. But the real question is, where did this holiday originate?

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“Girls Just Want To Have Fun”  Cyndi Lauper“Shout Out To My Ex” Little Mix“Run the World (Girls)” Beyoncé “Wild Things” Alessia Cara“Love Myself” Hailee Steinfeld“These Days” Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” Beyoncé 

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Charles Berthoud brought new talent to the Coffeehouse stage on Feb. 7 with an uncommon, two-handed tapping method of playing the bass guitar. Berthoud is a multi-instrumentalist who uses his contemporary bass guitar skills to wow crowds wherever he goes. 

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For thousands of years, tattoos have been an expression of artwork on bodies worldwide. The power of art, such as these tattoos, serves as a wonderful reminder of what we choose to hold close to our hearts. Today, people get tattoos for a variety of reasons: artistic freedom, rebellion, spir…

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Demi Lovato took the stage for the first time in almost two years at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on Jan 26. This was the first time the world has heard her perform live since her overdose in 2018. 

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Taylor Swift’s new Netflix documentary digs deeper than following the production of the 30-year-old musician’s songs. Between learning about self-care, speaking your mind and working as hard as you can, Swift gives her audience the motivation and courage to follow in her footsteps.

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Andrew Roberts’ book “Napoleon: A Life” is not only a comprehensive biography of Napoleon Bonaparte himself. Inside is a tour de force of the entire Napoleonic Wars, the beginning and end of the Napoleonic era and the history of Napoleon’s Grande Armee. 

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… ish. Before truly embracing the warmth and cheer of the holiday season, there is a mountain ahead of us that has to be conquered first: finals.  

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In the Jewish religion, Hanukkah is an eight-day holiday celebrated on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev. 

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This time of the year brings joy to many people in different ways. One example of this is traditions, which are important to many families around the holiday season. Traditions are passed down through generations to help keep memories alive and keep loved ones who are no longer here close to…