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With the 2019 commencement ceremony approaching on May 18, families and friends of the graduates may be wondering about places to stay in the surrounding area before senior-related events begin. Here is a list of accommodations within 15 miles of RWU.  

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The NASA Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium 2019 Symposium took place at RWU on April 13.

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The Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirsten Nielsen, is out of the Trump Administration. Since she took the post in December of 2017, she came under fire from the president because he believed she was not doing enough to curb illegal immigration. She also was criticized by many due to the po…

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The RWU Eco-Reps host events during Earth Week which takes place the week of April 22-27. Check out all of the eco-friendly events for the week!

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Marcela Betancur hopes to bring more engagement to the Latino communities at RWU by using her experiences as a first-generation immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 12.

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Rhode Island is one of the few states to have existing laws in place for legal sports betting. Recently, a bill has been proposed to legalize mobile sports betting in the state through the Twin River Casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton.

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The university recently announced two more changes to the long-held tradition of U-Fest. 

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LGBTQ+ students on campus sipped root beer in Global Heritage Hall, and listened to advice on how to navigate their careers and identities.  

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This year’s spring concert is sure to bring back some nostalgic feelings for many RWU students.

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Construction for the new School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management building has been underway on campus since August.

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Students and members of the RWU community were welcome to attend President Ioannis Miaoulis’s first public appearance on campus Friday. Questions from the community included issues regarding athletics and sustainability on campus. Miaoulis shared the story of a little girl that inspired him …

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A service-learning trip helped break down barriers and bridge gaps of racial and privilege with students in Jamaica.

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Research shows that there are about 12 years until the effects of climate change are irreversible. If actions are not taken immediately, the planet and all its living things will face hot temperatures, extreme weather, fewer species of plants and animals, and the washing away of coastal citi…

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Due to faculty reorganization and employees retiring, two positions for administrative assistants opened in 2019. The positions were not filled by new employees. Instead, the university divided the work among current administrative assistants.

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At approximately 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, a 2001 Buick Lesabre caught fire upon start-up. The car soon was engulfed in flames, along with a BMW which was parked adjacent. Bristol Police Department and Fire Department responded to the scene of the fire in Lot D — which neighbors North Camp…

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The university is in the process of creating a new “financial wellness” program on campus that will address the issue of food insecurity as well as other emergency needs students may have.

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The university is in the process of creating a new “financial wellness” program on campus that will address the issue of food insecurity as well as other emergency needs students may have.

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As Roger Williams University continues to invest funds into infrastructure and capital acquisitions, President-Designate Ioannis N. Miaoulis looks to bring his fundraising expertise to campus.

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The sounds of construction and flutters of wind-swept white tarps draped around the soon-to-be SECCM lab are no longer a loud distraction. They are now the sounds of hope.

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June Speakman secured the Democratic nominee slot in the primary for State Representative of District 68 (Bristol/Warren) with 73 percent of the votes, beating opponent Richard Ruggiero.

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Ben Crawley is a junior journalism and political science major spending the semester studying in Washington D.C. while interning with C-SPAN. A reporter and photographer for The Hawks' Herald, all thoughts from the column are his own.

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Opioid use has grown into a national epidemic killing thousands of people, specifically in Rhode Island. Now, officials across the Ocean State are training people to administer Narcan, an emergency medication to reverse an overdose.RWU offered a training for students and faculty to learn how…

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In a room packed with students and faculty, the guest speaker admitted that his company was trying to “make everything out of air, water and sunlight,” which he said, “sounds like magic to a lot of people.”