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RWU alum is Student Programs, Leadership, and Orientation’s new assistant director

Connor Midgley, Herald Contributor

September 12, 2019

In June of this year, Jerrel Burgo was hired as a new Assistant Director of Student Programs, Leadership and Orientation (SPLO). An RWU alum, Burgo graduated alongside his wife in 2010, as a history major with a core concentra...

Thumbs up for Pina

Emily Dvareckas, Herald Contributor

September 12, 2019

Sophomore communications major, Jacob Pina, has one feature that usually sticks out to people. He is just like other RWU students, except for the fact that he has an abnormally large left thumb. In his freshman year of high sch...

Far from home: International students find their place at RWU

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

September 12, 2019

Freshmen around the RWU campus have been adjusting to independent life away from family and childhood friends for the past few weeks. For many, home is not that far away. But for a small group of freshmen students, home may be...

Before we walk… Forgotten stories of the university

Tyger Allen, Special to The Hawks' Herald

May 2, 2019

Five years here — yeah, five — have given me time to learn more than I think I would like to know about this school. The university has a strange history and some of it should not be forgotten. Over the summer, I spent so...

“Planet Forward” reaches 10th anniversary: Former professor, students reflect on creative process and how it revolutionized the journalism program

Isabella Gentile, Features Editor

April 25, 2019

Imagine having video work that you produced as a college student broadcasted to millions of people on national television. Now imagine that before you got into this creative process, you had never used a professional camera or co...

Nike missile base transforms into college campus: Former Battery Commander describes being stationed at the base that became RWU

Tyger Allen, Sports Manager

April 25, 2019

Just over 10 years ago, in the same parking lot where a car caught fire last month, a crew making room for North Campus Residence Hall destroyed a one-story building named ‘Nike Hall.' Before the school bought the area, the buildi...

Dance Club members dance the night away in annual spring showcase

Isabella Gentile, Features Editor

April 11, 2019

Do you feel better when you’re dancing? If not, you will at least feel better watching RWU’s Dance Club members perform the intricate pieces they worked on all semester long.Dance Club held its annual spring semester showca...

The final water dispenser that students built is pictured here in Anconcito, Ecuador.

We Are Civic Scholars

April 11, 2019

Ballroom dancers practice their skills at Masquerade Ball: Members of Ballroom Dance Club bring their friends for a good time

Connor Midgley, Herald Contributor

April 11, 2019

Many students love the opportunity to dance the night away and have a good time with their friends.On April 6, the Ballroom Dance Club hosted its Masquerade Ball in the Field House from 7 to 10 p.m. The ball was one of the social dances the c...

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