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RWU prepares for online classes

Ben Crawley, News Editor

March 19, 2020

RWU students will be taking classes online until at least April 20, according to a campus-wide email sent out on March 18 by the Emergency Response Team. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the world, students are not allowed to...

MARCH 18: COVID-19 Update

Ben Crawley, News Editor

March 19, 2020

RWU students will be taking classes online until at least April 20, according to a campus-wide email sent out on March 18 by the Emergency Response Team. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the world, students are not allowed to...

COVID-19 updates

March 13, 2020

The Hawks’ Herald will update this page regularly with updates about COVID-19 and how RWU plans to respond. Students can also find updates at the website created by the university. March 13Retrieving ItemsStudents who filled ...

Office of Admissions takes preventative measures in response to COVID-19

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

The Office of Admissions is taking multiple steps to prevent COVID-19 exposure on the Bristol campus.Dean of Admission Amy Tiberio announced via all-university email today that undergraduate Accepted Student Days (ASDs) origi...

University sends out new wave of updates in response to COVID-19

Isabella Gentile and Megan Willgoos, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

The Emergency Response Team provided updates to the RWU community via email this evening regarding certain next steps and procedures for students, faculty and staff. As of March 11, there are no reported RWU students, faculty or staff...

University extends spring break to prevent COVID-19 exposure

Isabella Gentile and Megan Willgoos, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 11, 2020

The Emergency Response Team announced on March 10 that spring break will be extended by one week to prepare for the transition to online classes.The news was announced around 10 p.m. via an all-campus email. Students may come back to c...

University considers possibility of remote classes: Faculty members asked if they think courses can run online

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

Faculty members were asked if they think they can prepare online content for courses, as increasing cases of COVID-19 spring up across the country.In an email sent out March 6 by Susan Bosco, associate provost for academic affa...

University recommends self-quarantine for CPAC attendees

Isabella Gentile and Ben Crawley, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

March 9, 2020

15 students and one faculty member who attended the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC, are being asked to self-quarantine until March 14 after an attendee from New Jersey tested positive for COVID-19.CPAC ...

Breitbart Entertainment Editor speaks on campus: College Republicans host Jerome Hudson for “If you think the media hates you, Hollywood hates you more”

Ben Crawley, News Editor

March 5, 2020

Approximately 50 students and members of the RWU and local community saw Jerome Hudson, a black conservative writer, in an event hosted by the College Republicans on March 4. The talk was titled: “If you think media hates you,...

RWU students in Italy to come home: Coronavirus causes suspension of abroad classes in Florence

Ben Crawley, News Editor

March 1, 2020

Students abroad in Florence will be returning to the United States after classes there were suspended for the semester, due to an outbreak of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, in Northern Italy. The International Studies Ins...

Students react to commencement changes

By Ben Crawley l News Editor and Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

February 27, 2020

A major change planned for the university's annual commencement is designed to shorten the duration of the ceremony, which last year ran over three hours long.But the recent announcement that commencement will be split up int...

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