The Hawks' Herald

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...

Disorderly conduct reported in Recreation Center: Arrest made on campus

Ben Crawley, News Editor

February 20, 2020

An alleged incident of indecent exposure occurred in the male locker room by the pool in the Recreation Center on Tuesday, Feb. 18, according to an all-student email sent out by Vice President of Student Life John King on Feb. 19. ...

Student senate experiences churn

By Isabella Gentile l Editor-In-Chief

February 13, 2020

“Are you interested in having your voice heard on campus? Do you want to represent your fellow members of the student body and help affect positive change on campus?” Students were asked these questions in three emails f...

Students who have symptoms of the flu can make an appointment with health services.  

Update on flu on campus

February 13, 2020

Free speech topic sparks Senate debate

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

February 13, 2020

Several students told the Student Senate on Feb. 10 they have been discriminated against on campus because of their political beliefs. The comments came during the open debate, a public forum on every week’s agenda when sena...

Gabelli to get new roof

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

February 13, 2020

A construction crew recently installed a patch on the roof of the Gabelli School of Business (GSB) to deal with a chronic leak. Though a temporary fix, one university official said it is costing the school $8,000. William Seymour,...

Slow process in hiring new Chaplin

By Connor Midgley l Herald Contributor

February 6, 2020

Roger Williams University has yet to post the job of university chaplain, a position left vacant after Rev. Nancy Soukup retired last November. That leaves a void in meeting the spiritual needs of students. "A lot of Reverend ...

New web page helps students in need

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

February 6, 2020

The idea started a few years ago when Assistant Vice President and Dean for Student Life Lisa Landreman found out a student was living out of their car after being evicted from their home and estranged from their family. She ...

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