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 The end of the semester is almost here. With the long winter break ahead comes the start of holiday shopping season. Getting gifts for friends and family can seem like a daunting task, especially for those who have a strict budget.Although Black Friday has passed, students should keep their…

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For many students, it has been weeks since they have been home last. Around this time, they are starting to get eager and are ready to go home for the holidays. Thanksgiving break is slowly but surely approaching. The holiday alone is very special, but coming home after seven or more weeks m…

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There have been many conversations this semester about sexual misconduct on campus. It began after an email was sent to students in September about an on-campus sexual assault. The email faced a lot of backlash and upset many students. This semester, the American Studies program offered a #M…

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Get the popcorn and take a seat for a sneak preview of what Roger Williams University’s own film club, the Film Production Collaborative (FPC), has to offer. On Monday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. ideas start to stir in GHH G05. From coming up with ideas for short films, to writing out scripts an…

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Back in 2017, senior accounting major Morgan Johnson was in the second semester of her freshman year. What started with organizing a small group of people to join her turned into Johnson creating a club that has become one of the most popular at RWU — All Paws In.Current e-board members of A…

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As part of their Stay Woke Week, the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) held a panel of four speakers to discuss the history of the land RWU sits upon on.

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The RWU Dance Club danced the night away on Nov. 9 during their annual Fall Show. The theme for this year’s event was “we light up the night,” and the show consisted of various types of dance styles.The Field House was filled with family, friends and students supporting the show and the perf…

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Alcohol, a word not foreign to many college students, even those under the legal drinking age. College is usually perceived in the media as a time of partying, with alcohol playing a major role in that. RWU may not be one of the biggest “party schools” in America, but it still has its fair s…

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Sleep is a luxury to college students due to classes, exams, homework and often time-consuming extracurriculars. It is hard enough to get a good night sleep on the average weeknight and daylight saving time does not help. On Nov. 3 at 2 a.m., the clocks were set back an hour as daylight savi…

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College is not like high school — all college students know that. Waking up and going to class is easy. Students can throw on sweatpants, a sweatshirt and go. As this semester continues, many freshmen and even some sophomores have realized that their main priority here is to learn. Cut the g…

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In light of domestic violence month, students and faculty gathered for a performance and vigil in front of the university library. A “Break The Silence” vigil took place on Oct. 16 from 4 to 5 p.m.

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Halloween is one of the best times of the year. Growing up, for most students, costumes were picked from a selection of various bags at places like Target or Spirit Halloween. As a college student, you realize these costumes can run a pretty penny. For a student on a budget, these costumes m…

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Looking for spooky places to visit around RWU? Here are just a couple of places a short drive away.

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It is the tenth week of the semester and after all of my midterms, I am completely exhausted. I am sure all of you are too, so I have decided to share one of my favorite energy-infused snacks for the fall. Below is a no-bake recipe for pumpkin energy balls that will help get you through the …

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 On a dreary Thursday night, the GHH atrium was alive and bustling with people for Noche Latina. This event on Oct. 3 was hosted by the Hispanic and Latinx Student Association (HALSA), Barbershop Club, Africana Student Coalition, Multicultural Student Union (MSU) and WQRI.    The event broug…

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October is here. Not only does that mean pumpkin spice, haunted houses and amazing Disney throwbacks, it also means flu season is coming. There’s nothing worse than getting sick and missing a workout when you’re trying to get your six-pack for Halloween. Good thing there are ways to keep up …

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For most students, college is the first time they will be away from their pets for extended periods of time. This can be really hard for a lot of people, especially if they are used to seeing Fluffy or Fido every day. It is a change that students might not even think about before move-in day…

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What is mindfulness? You can eat right and work out often but still not feel like anything is changing. 

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RWU presented its own game show on Saturday, Oct. 28. CEN and IRHA hosted Campus Feud in the Rec Center. Instead of Steve Harvey, the host for the night was a student named Matt, an entertaining and lively guy that kept the show moving. The turnout for the event was not very large, but some …

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One of the main reasons people don't like working out is because they do not feel confident at the gym. 

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It is almost impossible to find a student who is not carrying a laptop with them on campus. Students in the 21st century rely on technology for classes, assignments and even to take breaks from studying.

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When most incoming freshmen hear the word “roommate” they panic. In college, a good percentage of us wind up with at least one roommate and potentially a few “suite-mates." 

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  Living at RWU puts students in the middle of two wonderful places, Providence and Newport.  Newport is only a bus ride away and provides wonderful views and sites. It is also a great place for students to explore without hurting their wallets. For those with cars, Ocean Drive is a great sc…

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For students who enjoy traveling to Boston, there is a fun opportunity on Fridays during September that college students should take advantage of. Back at President Miaoulis’ old stomping grounds, the Museum of Science, students can enter free of charge after hours. All one needs is a valid …

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RWU has a beautiful campus with lots to do, but sometimes students need to get off campus and explore. Even without a car, students can get out without breaking the bank.

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Hey freshmen. We are three weeks into school, and I am sure some of you are loving the unlimited swipes and amazing food choices we have around campus. There is an ongoing joke here at RWU that it is not the freshman 15, but the freshman 30. 

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Coming in as a freshman, going to a university with 18 to 22-year-olds can make for a nerve-racking first day and an unsettling first year. Having been on campus for four weeks now, I can see first-year students are settling in. They are finding their way, discovering their people and finall…

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Freshmen around the RWU campus have been adjusting to independent life away from family and childhood friends for the past few weeks. For many, home is not that far away. But for a small group of freshmen students, home may be located at a much farther distance. 

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Sophomore communications major, Jacob Pina, has one feature that usually sticks out to people. He is just like other RWU students, except for the fact that he has an abnormally large left thumb. In his freshman year of high school, Pina realized how different his thumbs were. His left thumb …

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Five years here — yeah, five — have given me time to learn more than I think I would like to know about this school. The university has a strange history and some of it should not be forgotten. Over the summer, I spent some time in the archives on the second floor of the library. The school’…

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Many seniors are graduating this year and going on to work in their fields of study.

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Saving the Earth can start with the smallest of contributions, including reusing a simple item that students consider throwing away. In celebration of Earth Week, the Eco Reps hosted its Recycled Art Show in the GHH Atrium from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 23. The Eco Reps are a student group at RWU…

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Senior journalism major Rosalita Helldorfer is spending her third and final year with the RWU Community Partnerships Center as the publications team coordinator.

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For the past three years, RWU’s Engineers Without Borders Chapter has traveled to Anconcito, Ecuador with the Foundation of the International Medical Relief of Children. The goal of our project has been to provide clean drinking water to students of elementary to high school age at four diff…

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RWU junior Amelia Ashworth said her journey from being a writer to becoming one of the Publications Team Coordinators at the Community Partnerships Center has been nothing short of empowering.

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Over this past winter break, the RWU Habitat for Humanity club sent a team of 10 students to Charlotte, N.C. There, the 10 students, two faculty advisors and three site coordinators built a house for a woman and her daughter over the course of a week.