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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...

Clubs and orgs give thanks and final goodbyes to their seniors

May 7, 2020

"Musician's Guild would like to thank Tom Schmidt for being our club president and being so dedicated to the club for his entire four years here at Roger! Tom always comes to meetings with his keyboard and a smile on his face....

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...

Netflix documentaries that will widen your range of knowledge

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

April 16, 2020

Movies are quick and enjoyable, television shows are fun and take dedication, but sometimes a quick and informative documentary is just what someone needs. Netflix offers many documentaries spanning different themes. No matte...

Late night shows adjust filming in response to COVID-19 Jimmy Fallon records “The Tonight Show” from home

Adam Zerman, Herald Contributor

March 26, 2020

With major changes around the world due to the Coronavirus, many things are being affected. Television shows fall into that category. Many TV shows that are not pre-shot months before they air are struggling to film and in some c...

Netflix’s “Self Made” may be up next on your watch list

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

March 26, 2020

On March 20, Netflix released a limited, four episode series on Madam C.J. Walker titled “Self Made.” Walker is remembered as the famous black woman who developed hair products for women of color. Her business proved to be ...

Stop by to watch RWU Theatre’s performance of “The Mandrake”

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

March 1, 2020

If you need a night that’ll entertain you and keep you laughing, then the RWU Performing Arts Center is the place to go. Beginning on Friday, Feb. 28, theatre students acted out Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Mandrake” for the public. The plot ...

Influential black artists from Rhode Island

Kayla Ivan, Herald Contributor

February 27, 2020

Viola Davis After studying theatre at Rhode Island College and moving onto The Juilliard School thereafter, Davis' career was just beginning.As a Hollywood star, she has taken on roles in film and television that explore a va...

Campus Oscar night is a hit

Emily Dvareckas, Photo Editor

February 13, 2020

Grabbing a ballot, some sparkling cider and a front seat to the Oscars started a night of fun with the Film Production Collaborative (FPC) and Campus Entertainment Network (CEN) on Feb. 9.The event, hosted in GHH G01, brought...

Romantic movies with Ian and Adam

Ian Malloy and Adam Zerman

February 13, 2020

If you’re looking for something to do with someone special on Valentine’s Day, or if you're spending the day loving yourself, a movie is definitely the way to go. “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”Showcased in 2003, this ...

Lights, Camera, Action RWU students experience what it takes to make the red carpet

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Paparazzi, the red carpet, black ties, long gowns and a three-course meal were some of the luxuries guests received at the Red Carpet Experience on Feb. 9. The formal Oscars screening experience took place at The Graduate, formerly kn...

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