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In a column I wrote a week or so back, I talked about spending money in a foreign country. I encouraged future students abroad to splurge now because when they’re older and all motor functions cease, they will be happy to have had great experiences in a new country. While that statement stil…

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Studying abroad is an opportunity that many students at RWU have the chance to experience. Students have studied at universities all over the globe: this includes six continents, only excluding Antarctica. However, if you have a passion for penguins, our study abroad office would be happy to…

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If you are looking to purchase any kind of boxed wine or a white zinfandel, don’t read this any further. However, if you are looking for advice on something a bit more sophisticated, say a beverage consisting of a blend of the Sangiovese grape and Merlot, or one that is “bursting with fresh …

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RWU welcomes Dr. Joseph Amante y Zapata as the new chorus director. Dr. Amante y Zapata has a passion for music and teaching. He received a Bachelors degree in Church Music from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif., his Masters in Choral Conducting from the New England Conserv…

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Welcome back to the cool, fresh and fun side of the newspaper, ladies and gentlemen. Apparently, my last column was so popular that I went from getting one notification on my phone to about four. If only those notifications were Tinder match confirmations instead of pings from my mom asking …

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When RWU students over the age of 21 want to go out on a Friday night, they tend to go to Aidan's Pub or Gillary’s Taphouse just down the road. They plan ahead and either Uber, walk or have a friend be their designated driver for the night. 

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Studying abroad is something that every college-aged average Joe and Sue wants to do. 

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It all started last year when a senior seminar class chose to work on developing hydroponicssystems on campus. Science major Grace Algeo and architecture major Rob Monahan worked together and partnered with Bon Appetit for support on the project. Bon Appetit used some of the food grown in th…

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To the general RWU population, the addition of a sidewalk ramp or an elevator in an academic building isn’t a big deal. An elevator in a residence hall could make it easier for move-in day when students have to carry their belongings up three flights of stairs. But what is a student to do if…

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Kayla Ebner | Editor-in-ChiefStarting a band with a person you have a crush on may seem like an uncommon way to get a date, but for JOHNNYSWIM, the featured artist at CEN’s Fall Concert on Sunday, Sept. 2, it worked out perfectly.The duo is composed of Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez, who be…

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Mock Trial is a great way for students who have something to say to speak up. Roger Williams students are always looking for ways to apply what they learn in the classroom to real life scenarios. Mock Trial is one of the many experiential learning clubs offered on campus. This club is legiti…

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At the beginning of this semester, freshmen were eager to settle into the last segment of their first year of college. Now that the academic year is coming to a close, they are eager to pack their bags and move out, preparing for an early start to summer. Before they go, many students find t…

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From board games and card games to yearly group trips to events like Comic Con and Anime Boston, the Alternative Entertainment Club at RWU provides students with super fun alternative options to drinking on Thursday nights. 

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The Roving Eye International Film Festival, in collaboration with Roger Williams University, kicked off its 13th annual event on April 16. The 2018 programming features over 70 films from around the world, including Academy Award nominees and winners, and highlights notable guest speakers, a…

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If you were walking through the Recreation Center after 8 p.m. last Wednesday, you were bound to hear the music behind meticulously choreographed dance routines and loud applause coming from the Fieldhouse. RWU’s Dance Club held its showcase on April 11, entitled “Everybody Dance Now.” With …

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Roger Williams University hosted an exhibition from the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) on April 9, which included two original letters from Roger Williams himself. The presentation started with the students in attendance engaging in a digital analysis of one of the letters. 

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Being abroad has given me so many incredible opportunities, such as traveling the world, trying new foods, and experiencing so many different cultures; but above all, it has allowed me to meet even more incredible people.

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If you look deeper than the Core classes and other major requirements at RWU, you'll find a course that is like no other at the university. The Advocacy Seminar, currently run by Professor Adam Braver, features students who dedicate their time to helping a scholar at risk from anywhere in th…

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Finding a student on RWU’s campus who breaks out of the typical mold of majors is not an everyday discovery. This is a distinct feature that makes senior Tori Davis so unique. Pursuing an individualized major of science communications, she has worked diligently to merge her passions together…

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The purpose of RWU's Peer Pals club is to host themed parties for a group of adults with varying intellectual and physical disabilities. The group works tirelessly to prepare for its most important event at the end of the year: prom. Peer Pals also takes many people with disabilities to athl…

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A big plus about studying abroad is all the different foods I get to try. Some are similar or identical to foods found in the U.S., but some are unlike anything I’ve ever eaten. Most countries also have a couple of dishes that they are known for and are basically a staple in taste-testing.

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Psychology majors and minors have an excellent resource at Roger Williams University: the Psychology Club.

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Being a young adult in 2018 is no picnic. Don’t get me wrong; it has its upside. For example, you are allowed to make mistakes because you are still “discovering yourself” and your butt still looks perky in jeans. Other than that, young adulthood often feels like you are free falling from th…

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Sarah Quinn graduated from Roger Williams University in 2017. She now lives in the upper east side of Manhattan working as an outreach specialist.

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A 5:30 a.m. wake-up and trek from Willow to the pool is not a usual activity for most students. However, this is how junior Colby Masse’s day usually starts off, as he makes his way to the Rec Center to lifeguard from 6 to 8 a.m. He often gets a front row seat to RWU Swim Team practices, ROT…

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Size is definitely not everything, especially when it comes to the Film Production Club. This group of 15 students creates and produces their own videos of different lengths to be featured in festivals and screenings both on and off campus.