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Roving Eye Film Festival was a virtual hit

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

May 7, 2020

For the first time in the event's history, the Roving Eye Film Festival was hosted virtually by Roger Williams University. The 15th annual festival began on April 27 and concluded on May 3.The festival was curated by the 23 student...

RWU’s Musical Theatre Workshop adjusts to a new normal

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

April 24, 2020

As most students will soon prepare for online finals, those in Professor Nancy Rosenberg’s Music Theatre Workshop will prepare for a virtual cabaret. Rosenberg’s workshop is a semester-long course where students come tog...

Acting up in acting class

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 24, 2020

Whether they are taking the courses for their major or for fun, students in acting classes had to go from practicing in rooms full of mirrors to their bedrooms.Lori Lee Wallace, associate professor of theater, is teaching Act...

Adjusting to online classes

Michaela Aptt

April 3, 2020

Changing to online courses has been a leap into uncharted waters for students, professors and staff alike. We are all in this together as the reality of our world changes, but this doesn't make anything easier.Online classes have ...

Get groovy with “Samsmoves” on Instagram Samantha Verity ’19 creates a dance platform for those who want to dance during quarantine

April Federico, Herald Contributor

April 2, 2020

Social distancing has everyone in a rut, especially dancers who want to stay active. With everything closed, RWU alumna Samantha Verity from the class of 2019 created a platform on Instagram called “Samsmoves,” which enco...

An abrupt end to study abroad

Lauren Labadini, Op-Ed Writer

March 27, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this semester was not how I thought it was going to be, but I know we’re all in the same boat. On Jan. 8, I left my suburban Massachusetts town to study abroad in Athens, Greece. On March 13, I returned home...

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...

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...

Crush it with your new class crush

By_Racy Stacy_/_Herald Contributor_

September 20, 2019

Hello Hawks! The time has finally come, amongst other things. Welcome to the season of class crushes! By now, you are starting to settle into your different classes and workload. But most importantly, you are in the process of ...

Flaws in the core curriculum

Caitlyn Hansbury, Opinions Manager

April 4, 2019

One of the trademark signs of receiving a liberal arts education is attending the often agonizing general education courses that many universities require. Each university has its own system and requirements to ensure that all students ...

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