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It’s time to stay indoors and avoid people at all costs: an introvert’s dream. One of the best ways to pass the time is entering into crippling debt to one Tom Nook. That’s right, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" came out on March 20. It is designed for the Nintendo Switch.

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The ongoing pandemic has caused many deaths, universities have closed and millions of U.S. citizens have been left without jobs. When COVID-19 interrupted the spring semester, much of the student involvement that happens on campus came to an abrupt halt. “We have been discussing the idea of …

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Students are now learning remotely for the rest of the semester and might have less access to services and textbooks they use on a daily basis. The lack of resources can be very stressful for students who must complete course work from their own homes. But don’t fret too much — there are man…

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Being at home can put a damper on your coursework while classes are online. Here are some tips to make sure you are successful in a virtual classroom:Find a quiet workplace. Try not to work in your bed because it can hinder your ability to sleep there in the future because you will associate…

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In the age of social media, social distancing is more of a physical distance. Socially, everyone is still connected. At RWU, Dean of the Law School Michael Yelnosky has taken to Gen Z’s favorite app, TikTok. 

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Dean Michael Yelnosky Tweets out memes about social distancing. 

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Women's History Month is celebrated throughout the month of March, highlighting women and how they got to where they are today. Here are some ways that anyone can celebrate the month in a meaningful way.

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While we all will be home for the next couple of weeks, it may be nice to do a bit of redecorating to create an aesthetically pleasing and relaxing workspace. Whether your work area is in your bedroom or a home office, take a moment to decorate it with indoor plants to brighten your day and …

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While black history should and must be celebrated every month of the year, this February, the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) is proud to spread the stories of black LGBTQ+ people. The LGBTQ+ population is a richly diverse community; the story below represents a small fraction of many p…

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One very influential black woman is Stacey Abrams. Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2006 to 2017, and served as the house minority leader from 2011 to 2017. She was the Democratic nominee for the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election, making her the first female Afric…

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Black History Month is the month we take annually to solely celebrate and give tribute to black figures who have made an impact on our nation's history. To honor these heroes, the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) puts on a series of events to pay respect and to educate the campus on all of …

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Grabbing a ballot, some sparkling cider and a front seat to the Oscars started a night of fun with the Film Production Collaborative (FPC) and Campus Entertainment Network (CEN) on Feb. 9.The event, hosted in GHH G01, brought a room full of students together to watch the 2020 Oscars. Before …

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The sound of music on the RWU campus is getting a new twist. The instrumental ensemble is a small but passionate group of students on campus who recently welcomed a new music director to the program. Douglas McRay Daniels, a veteran music director with a lot of experience, will now lead the …

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The weather might be cold but the love is warm as Valentine’s Day approaches. For those who have yet to plan a nice day or night with their significant other, check out these ideas! 

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The start of February marks the beginning of Black History Month. The month is one that celebrates the history of the black American population, both the good and the bad. At RWU, the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) usually takes the lead in campus celebration, but one senior aims to chang…

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The beginning of a new semester brings fresh faces, new classes and the start of something new. Most people have formed solid friendships by this point in the year, but for some people, this is not the case.

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RWU's very own Habitat for Humanity crew was able to feel the warmth over the cold winter break. These students traveled to Charlotte, N.C. to work on a house with the help of community volunteers.

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The first word that comes to mind about the 10 day study abroad trip to the Dominican Republic is eye opening. Our experience in the DR was unlike any experience I have ever had. We began the class speaking about dominant versus non-dominant groups within the context of ourselves, but then s…

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Heading to the gym, driving to school or simply logging into Spotify while you take a break and chill out? Hold off on going straight to your Daily Mix or replaying that new song you heard this morning. Think about checking out a podcast instead.

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School is back in session and campus is already bustling with activity. Stress from classes will soon return and there will be a need for fun distractions on the weekends. Luckily, Rhode Island is a hot spot for tourist attractions, with RWU halfway between Providence and Newport.

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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…