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Sports gear that tells a story How Nike contributes to Black History Month

Adam Zerman, Herald Contributor

February 27, 2020

In 1976, the U.S. government officially recognized February as Black History Month (BHM). Starting in 2005, Nike dedicated itself to supporting BHM along with black pride and black heritage. When Nike released its first BHM line, th...

Black History Month playlist

Ashlee Reyes and Noah Ashe

February 27, 2020

"Keep Ya Head Up" - 2Pac"C.R.E.A.M" - Wu Tang Clan"We the People" - A Tribe a called Quest "If I Ruled the World" - Nas"Formation" - Beyoncé "The Story of OJ" - Jay-Z"DNA" - Kendrick Lamar"This is America" - Childish Gambi...

Influential black artists from Rhode Island

Kayla Ivan, Herald Contributor

February 27, 2020

Viola Davis After studying theatre at Rhode Island College and moving onto The Juilliard School thereafter, Davis' career was just beginning.As a Hollywood star, she has taken on roles in film and television that explore a va...

Galentine’s Day Playlist

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

February 13, 2020

“Girls Just Want To Have Fun”  Cyndi Lauper“Shout Out To My Ex” Little Mix“Run the World (Girls)” Beyoncé “Wild Things” Alessia Cara“Love Myself” Hailee Steinfeld“These Days” Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne, ...

Lights, Camera, Action RWU students experience what it takes to make the red carpet

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Paparazzi, the red carpet, black ties, long gowns and a three-course meal were some of the luxuries guests received at the Red Carpet Experience on Feb. 9. The formal Oscars screening experience took place at The Graduate, formerly kn...

Romantic movies with Ian and Adam

Ian Malloy and Adam Zerman

February 13, 2020

If you’re looking for something to do with someone special on Valentine’s Day, or if you're spending the day loving yourself, a movie is definitely the way to go. “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”Showcased in 2003, this ...

How Valentine’s Day came to be

Ashton Waldron, Herald Contributor

February 13, 2020

Tomorrow, Feb. 14, is a holiday known and celebrated by many: Valentine’s Day. Flowers, candy and gifts are common goods exchanged amongst loved ones, family and friends. But the real question is, where did this holiday originat...

Last minute holiday gift inspiration

Kayla Ivan, Herald Contributor

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming! As the season of love rushes in, you may be in a tight spot with brainstorming ideas of what to get your significant other for V-Day. No need to worry! Here are a few inspirations for your special someone.C...

Co-sponsored Coffeehouse is all about that bass

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

February 11, 2020

Charles Berthoud brought new talent to the Coffeehouse stage on Feb. 7 with an uncommon, two-handed tapping method of playing the bass guitar. Berthoud is a multi-instrumentalist who uses his contemporary bass guitar skills to wow crowds wherever he goes. During th...

Demi Lovato returns to the Grammy’s stage

Robert Joannou, Herald Contributor

February 6, 2020

Demi Lovato took the stage for the first time in almost two years at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on Jan 26. This was the first time the world has heard her perform live since her overdose in 2018. The last time fans got music ...

February history highlights

Spencer Wright, Herald Contributor

February 6, 2020

Feb. 4In 1861, the U.S. Army arrested Apache Chief Cochise in Arizona for raiding a ranch. Cochise escaped his captors and proceeded to declare war. The wars became known as the Apache Wars and lasted 25 years. On this day in 1902,...

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