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Preparing to go back to RWU

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

Get fun masks. Try to make the most of wearing masks on campus by making or buying masks with fun prints. Use your mask as a way to express yourself by getting one that shows your interests.  Stock up on cleaning s...

Protesting in a pandemic

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

The death of George Floyd ignited the Black Lives Matter movement more than ever before. Even with the threat of COVID-19, people came together to protest the injustices people of color face in America. Protests have been happening all aroun...

Roving Eye Film Festival was a virtual hit

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

May 7, 2020

For the first time in the event's history, the Roving Eye Film Festival was hosted virtually by Roger Williams University. The 15th annual festival began on April 27 and concluded on May 3.The festival was curated by the 23 student...

Connecticut senior center struggles through COVID-19, but staffers find a way to bring joy in insolation

Brett Grospitch, Herald Contributor

April 24, 2020

It has been more than a few weeks since the Tolland Senior Center closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving older members of my community stuck in their homes. When I first decided to call my local senior center, I had...

Orgs are trying to adjust to online engagement

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 24, 2020

Clubs and orgs are a big part of student life on the RWU campus. With the switch to online learning, orgs are facing difficulties they could have never imagined. Students have moved off campus, but orgs are still working har...

Acting up in acting class

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 24, 2020

Whether they are taking the courses for their major or for fun, students in acting classes had to go from practicing in rooms full of mirrors to their bedrooms.Lori Lee Wallace, associate professor of theater, is teaching Act...

Keeping students engaged remotely

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 16, 2020

Campus orgs have been adjusting to the continuation of the spring semester away from campus. It is a difficult task to keep students engaged and to change programming that org members had been planning for months, but Campus Entertain...

Virtual hangouts connect friends during social distancing

Emily Dvareckas, Photo Editor

April 10, 2020

Students bid their friends farewell for spring break at the beginning of March thinking they would see them the next week. Sadly, this wasn't the case and it has now been just over one month since the last time most students saw th...

Clubs adjust in response to COVID-19

Gabriella Boretti, Herald Contributor

April 3, 2020

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 ...

Adjusting to online classes

Michaela Aptt

April 3, 2020

Changing to online courses has been a leap into uncharted waters for students, professors and staff alike. We are all in this together as the reality of our world changes, but this doesn't make anything easier.Online classes have ...

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