The Hawks' Herald

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...

Performing arts senior grateful for time at RWU

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

May 7, 2020

Devon Kaplan, a senior performing arts major with a creative writing core concentration, is optimistic for the future and reminiscent about his time at RWU. After graduating, Kaplan hopes to develop his talents in acting, piano, ...

RWU committed to reopening for fall 2020 semester

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

Many students have been wondering how the fall semester will play out amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight, they have finally gotten some answers. President Ioannis Miaoulis announced via all-student email that RWU is fully commi...

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...

Orgs are trying to adjust to online engagement

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 24, 2020

Clubs and orgs are a big part of student life on the RWU campus. With the switch to online learning, orgs are facing difficulties they could have never imagined. Students have moved off campus, but orgs are still working har...

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...

University adds additional dates for move out: Two weekends have been determined for students to grab the rest of their belongings

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

April 24, 2020

Students who have not yet moved out of their residence hall rooms will be able to do so on May 29 and 30, with an additional opportunity on June 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Although the current stay-at-home orders and essenti...

June orientation sessions to move online

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2020

Summer orientation sessions will move online as a result of COVID-19, according to Vice President of Student Life Dr. John King. King announced the news in the virtual Student Senate Meeting on April 20. After exploring differe...

Center for Counseling and Student Development transitions to online services

By Megan Willgoos / Managing Editor

April 21, 2020

Counselors at the RWU Center for Counseling and Student Development can no longer meet with students in person since campus closed due to COVID-19. As a result, the center has adjusted to these changes, offering online servic...

Keeping students engaged remotely

Rachel Dvareckas, Features Editor

April 16, 2020

Campus orgs have been adjusting to the continuation of the spring semester away from campus. It is a difficult task to keep students engaged and to change programming that org members had been planning for months, but Campus Entertain...

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