Gubernatorial voting takes place on campus, televised debate to come on Tuesday

Gubernatorial voting takes place on campus, televised debate to come on Tuesday

College Democrats and Republicans share opinions RJ Scofield, News Editor The University’s North Campus Residence Hall was used as one of seven locations available to vote at for the gubernatorial primaries that took place on Tuesday. “We’ve been here before,” said a poll moderator who declined to provide her name. “It’s a nice place.” The results of the primaries were [...]

Conquering tragedy

Conquering tragedy

Senior inspired to participate in marathon after Boston bombing Kate Mitchell, Herald Reporter Perhaps the most popular road race in the history of the United States, the Boston Marathon stands as the world’s oldest and most distinguished annual marathon. Traditionally held on Patriot’s Day each April, this 26.2-mile race is a major attraction for professional athletes, their families, and bystanders who [...]

RACY STACY: The other woman

RACY STACY: The other woman

Let’s face it: the “other woman” is an iconic position. The other woman is the Monica Lewinsky to Bill Clinton, the Marilyn Monroe to John F. Kennedy. She’s sleek, sensual, seductive, and sometimes skinnier than us. What a bitch. We would love to hate her, but she intrigues us. If we haven’t already tried, we often wonder what it would be [...]

Construction for a cause

Construction for a cause

  Christie Mercuri, Herald Contributor As a college student, it can be easy to get caught up by the daily routine of classes, clubs, sports, and more. Oftentimes, we are distracted by the monotony of to-do lists and begin to question the purpose of challenging schoolwork, as well as what importance it will have in the future. Roger Williams University offers [...]

Clothing line parodies RWU

Clothing line parodies RWU

  Founder and CEO discusses the development of Campus Teez, LLC Ashley Williams, Features Manager Students wear them at weekend parties on campus and in broad daylight at Upper Commons. T-shirts and hoodies that vary with clever sayings ranging from “Rager Williams,” to graphics consisting of beer pong, are a few examples. Campus Teez, the brainchild of a Roger Williams University [...]

RACY STACY: Ten things you will learn in college

RACY STACY: Ten things you will learn in college

Among studying for sociology, preparing for pre-calc, and cramming for chemistry, there is a plethora of lessons you will learn throughout college, most of which do not require a number-two pencil and flashcards. Here are just a few.   1. Getting dressed in the morning is a joke I came to college with the firm belief that I would wear [...]

Construction plans are set to take sail

Construction plans are set to take sail

Marine biologists are anchored to their opinion on new Sailing Center Kate Mitchell, Herald Reporter It is no surprise that Roger Williams University is praised as one of New England’s most beautiful college campuses. Thanks to its gorgeous location on Mount Hope Bay, the university is well-known for providing its students with numerous opportunities to engage in waterfront activities. However, there is one [...]

RWU student arrests spike for underage drinking and more

RWU student arrests spike for underage drinking and more

RJ Scofield, News Editor Approximately 31 Roger Williams University students have been arrested or cited by Bristol Police for off-campus incidents since Feb. 9. This is a noticeably high amount for a period of two weeks, with charges mainly concerning underage drinking. “This is substantially higher than what we normally see during the course of a two to three week period,” [...]

RWU Peer Pals start crusade against the R-Word

RWU Peer Pals start crusade against the R-Word

Chelsea Boulrisse, Herald Contributor The Peer Pals organization on campus started an initiative to cease the use of the word “retarded” in a derogatory way. This “R-Word Elimination” Campaign that the Peer Pals are holding is meant to raise awareness of the word’s meaning and the negative connotations its usage often suggests. “It’s our mission to get it out there that [...]