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Now that flu season has officially begun, university officials are encouraging students, faculty and staff to get their flu shots.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that flu vaccinations be offered by the end of October, in order to prevent reduced protection lat…

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The bright red CVS machine is hard to miss as students walk through Lower Commons, providing a variety of products ranging from snacks to deodorant to Plan B. Despite it being a new addition to the RWU campus, it already has undergone some technical issues, which have caused it to be unusabl…

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After three months of searching, the RWU School of Law has decided on a new Director of Diversity and Outreach. Ralph Tavares will take over this position on Oct. 31. 

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No matter where a student lives on campus, getting to class on time, especially 8 a.m. classes, is always a challenge.However, students who live in Baypoint or Almeida Apartments have to consider more than the alarm clock. Kate Tobin, manager of parking and transportation on campus, acknowle…

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There is a new gaming room on campus, tailored to the growing esports community. The RWU Esports Club hopes to use this room to become even more competitive. President of the Esports Club Michael Delli Carpini said everyone is really excited to utilize the room. The new gaming room is locate…

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Alcohol violations on campus increased 30% in 2018 over the previous year and the number of burglaries nearly tripled, according to a new report released by the university on Monday, Sept. 30.

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September 29, 1969 saw the first convocation on the Bristol campus of Roger Williams College. 1,300 students then went about their school year on the 60-acre, seven building campus. Later that school year, the first residence hall was built, which is now called Maple Hall. 50 years later, th…

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BRISTOL — Three men involved in a Sept. 20 altercation outside the Almeida Apartments where they were guests of a student have been ordered to stay off RWU property, according to Vice President of Student Life John King. 

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Around 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, Reliable Pest Control of Bristol sprayed the RWU campus to prevent mosquitoes potentially carrying a deadly disease from reproducing.

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On the first day of classes, RWU's new lactation room in Global Heritage Hall 113 opened for nursing mothers. The room is not just for faculty, but for all university staff. “I’m really proud of it, I’m proud that we can do that for people.” Associate Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, …

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E-cigarettes are no longer just an aid to help quit smoking — they have fostered addictions, specifically among youth and teenagers.On Sept. 25, R.I. Governor Raimondo signed an executive order banning the sale of flavored vaping products. The order does not apply to the sale of electronic c…

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An RWU student accused of assaulting two women and making harassing phone calls to one of them was arrested by Bristol Police Sept. 23 in the engineering building on a warrant for three misdemeanor charges. 

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Summer came and went, along with the second floor of the library's former set up. Students no longer face rows of bookshelves when they reach the top of the stairs. Instead, wide open space boasts moveable tables and chairs, where students have already started sitting to complete their work.

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BRISTOL- Police are investigating an alleged sexual and physical assault that took place at Cedar Hall on the evening of Sept. 8.

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RWU has been getting its butter, heavy cream, half and half, ice cream and milk from RhodyFresh for ten years. It was the second university in Rhode Island to do business with the local company.

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There is a new policy on campus that allows students to designate chosen names other than their legal names. On Aug. 29, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Ame Lambert sent an email to all students introducing the policy, which is known as the Chosen Name…

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Renovating residence halls, improving the school’s sustainability practices and making the campus more welcoming for students of all backgrounds are high on President Yannis Miaoulis' to-do list.But then there is the pet policy.Roger Williams University’s pet policy states: “The University b…

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BRISTOL, R.I – Michael Yelnosky, dean of the law school for the past five years, is stepping down from his deanship when his contract expires at the end of the year. He will stay on as faculty. Yelnosky has been at the Roger Williams University School of Law since its creation 27 years ago. …

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The sounds of drills, cranes and trucks on campus will soon be over, with the School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management (SEECM) building nearing completion.

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SECCM building on track for completion 

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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.