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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.

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A big part of going abroad is being able to get to know the city or town that you get to call home for the next 4-5 months. The lifestyle in London is very different than what I am used to. My life on the regular is either right on the water, calm and secluded Roger Williams, or my never bus…

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Going through the ups and downs of college life can bring stress to even the most diligent students. The internet has become a valuable tool in modern society that students can use to help fix almost any problems they may have.

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Love Your Melon (LMY) is an apparel brand dedicated to supporting the fight against pediatric cancer and giving a hat to every child battling cancer. The RWU Love Your Melon Club was originally started on campus in 2015 by seniors Aimee Slatkavitz, Gabbi Dinobile, and Bri Hardy. It now has a…

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It is commonly known that RWU food is ranked highly in the nation and that we have a clean and efficiently-run dining area. Taking food out of the dining hall is one aspect of eating in Commons, but students are also inclined to gather other items to sneak back to their dorm rooms.

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In many ways, living in London is a lot like living in America. We speak the same language, share similar customs, etc. But there’s one big thing I’ve noticed that isn’t happening here that I am kind of shocked about — almost no one is talking about the shooting that took place in the U.S. j…

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Over the last few years, Roger Williams University has made an effort to provide a more hands-on learning experience. The University recognizes that students will be better prepared for the real world if they engage in activities related to their career while still in school. The John Jay So…

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Being a full-time student is enough work on its own. Running from class to class, tackling hours of homework, and studying is a typical day for many college students. On top of all that, try adding a part-time job at a restaurant and a hobby on the side that requires hours upon hours of atte…

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Roger Williams University's radio station, WQRI 88.3, hosted their first Coffee House event of the semester, featuring 24-year-old singer/songwriter Haley Klinkhammer.

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Sports events garner a lot of buzz here at RWU, but there are other outlets where students who enjoy the arts can indulge in their passions as well. Musician’s Guild is a club on campus where students can express their musical likes and talents while surrounded by others who share the same i…

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There is arguably no opportunity that brings a team more excitement than competing in the place where magic happens every day. Over winter break, the Hawkettes Travel Team brought out their Mickey ears and traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida to compete in the 2018 UCA and UDA College Ch…

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Spring season has come and Instagram feeds have filled with photos of students in beautiful places. Italy, Spain, Australia, and Ireland are only a few locations that students are drawn to study abroad in. RWU students have many different options when it comes to studying abroad.If intereste…

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Sophomore Morgan Johnson loves animals more than life itself. When she was a senior in high school, Johnson started a fundraising club for stray animals, and her efforts to promote animal welfare would continue in college with her founding of the All Paws In club.  

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Three months ago, I was sitting in my bedroom in Massachusetts excited and looking forward to the adventure I was about to take: a semester abroad. I was nervous, as anyone would be before moving to a foreign land with a different language, cultures, and expectations. I didn’t know what to e…

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The rise in sea level due to climate change has the potential to directly impact our university as well as the surrounding areas of Bristol and the rest of Rhode Island. The RWU Wave Watchers is a group of students dedicated to researching these statistics and advocating for change. 

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One of the winter season’s most esteemed events took place in the Field House on Saturday, Dec. 2. Mr. RWU is a pageant that has taken place on campus since 2002. Celebrating 15 years of the event, the coordinators showed video montages of past contestants throughout each section of the show…