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New spaces hoped to alleviate parking problems

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

January 30, 2020

Students returning to campus for the spring semester may have noticed more parking spaces in the lot next to North Campus Residence Hall. The university added 52 new spots to this lot, known as lot D, to help lessen parking iss...

“Cutting edge” cardio machines installed in gym

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

January 30, 2020

TITLE: “Cutting edge” cardio machines installed in gym50 new cardio machines greeted students returning to their workout routines this semester. The machines have many more capabilities compared to the old ones.“It does so m...

Gillary’s: closed for good?

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

January 30, 2020

Students have one less place to go out in Bristol after Gillary’s Taphouse on Thames Street shut down early last December.A sign by the door states the business is on vacation. But its website no longer functions. The phone is no l...

Planning process in place to update Core Curriculum

By Sierra Gorkun l Herald Contributor

December 5, 2019

There may be changes coming to the university's Core Curriculum, according to President Miaoulis and Associate Dean of General Education Jason Jacobs. Jacobs said the curriculum itself is outdated, originating from the 1990s. Alt...

University considers arming public safety

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

December 5, 2019

University officials will begin studying the matter of arming Public Safety officers over the course of next semester, according to Vice President of Student Life John King.On behalf of the president’s office, King explained th...

University’s fundraising chief to depart

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

December 5, 2019

Lisa Raiola, who oversees the fundraising arm of the university, will retire at the end of this month. She has been vice president of institutional advancement for over nine years. Raiola said her decision to retire was not an...

International student enrollment continues decline

By Nicole Parent l Herald Contributor

December 5, 2019

The number of international students enrolled at RWU dropped by approximately 18% over the last year, according to data obtained from the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.That's a significantly larger decline from wha...

Latino Policy Institute hosts first “Tertulia” discussion in light of Latina Equal Pay Day

Ashlee Reyes, Herald Contributor

November 25, 2019

Nov. 20 marked this year’s Latina Equal Pay Day. In light of this nationally recognized day, RWU's Latino Policy Institute (LPI) hosted a discussion this past Wednesday about its significance during the group's newly installed event se...

Path to connect campus to town

By Sierra Gorkun l Herald Contributor

November 21, 2019

A bike path running from the Bristol campus to the center of town has been a topic of discussion for many years. Given that there are no designers, funding or permits at this time, Director of Facilities William Seymour explained ...

What does the delayed advanced Greek class mean?

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

November 21, 2019

Students who wanted to take Advanced Greek as an independent study this semester were out of luck. The LANG-410 Independent Study course was delayed until spring due to budgets, low student enrollment and class type. Initiall...

Students take aim at gun violence prevention

By Nicole Parent l Herald Contributor

November 21, 2019

106 students came together last week to learn how to help people in their community feel less alone. The Students United to Prevent Gun Violence club partnered with Sandy Hook Promise on Nov. 13, in order to educate students ...

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