The Hawks' Herald

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, ...

Gift ideas for graduating friends

Kayla Ivan, Arts and Culture Manager

May 7, 2020

Everyone look out — the class of 2020 is nearing graduation! While seniors are reaching the end of their experiences as part of the RWU’s student body, graduation calls for gifts to be given. In the midst of the Coronavirus out...

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...

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...

RWU law school announces new dean

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

April 21, 2020

The RWU Board of Trustees and the Law Board of Directors have selected Gregory Bowman to become the sixth dean of RWU Law. “I am really excited and honored to be joining the RWU community,” Bowman said in a press releas...

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...

My life as a statue

April 13, 2020

Dear Hawks,If there’s one thing everyone should know about this university before coming here, it’s that it is ridiculously windy. I’m not sure why this isn’t on the website — I mean, the new students should have fair warning. Although, now that I think about it, that might make them change their minds about coming here, and we certainly don’t want that. So yes, I suppose it’s a highly strategic plan to keep new people from finding out until it’s too late, until they’re suddenly being pushed into the street by a sudden behemoth gust of wind or being dragged around by their umbrellas.That reminds me. Do NOT use umbrellas when it’s raining. Please, take it from me, a knowledgeable statue that has seen poor students struggling to keep their umbrellas from collapsing beneath the onslaught of rain. It’s not a pretty sight. The wind has no mercy, especially not on the first-years with their small, flimsy umbrellas that never stand a chance. I’ve also been attacked by a stray umbrella or two, so if that’s not reason enough to stop using them then you might as well hit me over the head with your silly metal rod (please don’t, I’m very sensitive). You don’t see me using one, do you? I suffer through it. At least you can put a raincoat on.Thank you for listening to my gusty ramble today, folks. Not everything’s a breeze in my life as a statue.

The Student News Site of Roger Williams University
university