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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...

Nowhere to park

By Ben Crawley l News Editor

November 14, 2019

Parking lots on campus are overflowing as more and more students drive to class daily, frustrating students and staff. The university has heard these concerns and is finally making a step to provide a solution. By the end of N...

Hawk’s Closet gets new location

By Connor Midgley l Herald Contributor

November 14, 2019

A center providing new and used internship clothing for students was opened in March of this year, and has now moved to a new location.The Hawk’s Closet, located in the Center for Student Development (CSD), provides students wi...

University takes precautions after health advisory

Isabella Gentile & Epke Paquette l Editor-in-Chief & Sports Manager

November 14, 2019

An email Director of Athletics Kiki Jacobs sent to varsity sport head coaches on Nov. 5 disclosed a skin infection within the wrestling team. All students did not receive an email addressing this issue until three days later, ...

Policy aids staff during child care emergencies

By Allison Kirk / Herald Contributor

November 7, 2019

Through the advocacy of the RWU Women’s Affinity Group, a new child policy has been created for parents on campus.  The new change will allow employees to bring their children to school campus if they are faced with unexpected circumstanc...

WQRI to get a new transmitter

Sierra Gorkun l Herald Contributor

November 7, 2019

A bill was unanimously passed through the Student Senate on Nov. 4 to get a new transmitter for WQRI. This is a critical purchase that will allow the student-run radio station to continue functioning. WQRI 88.3 FM is an organizatio...

University releases bias report

By Connor Midgley l Herald Contributor

November 7, 2019

The 2018-2019 RWU Bias Report, a report which records and categorizes bias incidents on campus, was released on Oct. 28 by the Center for Student Development.  A "bias incident" is defined as an instance of bigotry, harass...

Varsity head coaches receive email about skin infection: Athletic director warns teams to pick up in the locker rooms, or they won’t be disinfected

Epke Paquette and Ben Crawley, Sports Manager and News Editor

November 7, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, The Hawks' Herald obtained an email that Director of Athletics Kiki Jacobs sent to the head coaches of all varsity sports. This email, sent out Nov. 5, disclosed there has been an issue with "some skin inf...

How the engineering building is funded

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

October 24, 2019

It is clear the construction of the new approximately $14 million School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management (SECCM) building has been a big project for the university. The question is: How does this affect the ...

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