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Roger Williams University students target three projects in Bristol

By   /  September 6, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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Two Bristol organizations, along with the Town of Bristol, will be working alongside Roger Williams University students on community projects, starting this fall. The projects, directed through the university’s Community Partnership Center, are: The Herreshoff Marine Museum: Students will pursue three projects with the museum including researching the history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, incorporating […]

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Bristol police bust house party, charge two

By   /  September 3, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Bristol police arrested two, and issued summons’ for three Roger Williams University students after busting a house party last Friday. Evan Kelley, 21, and Michael Deroma, also 21, both of 271 Wood St., were arrested on charges of providing alcohol to minors, a misdemeanor. Kelley and Deroma hosted upwards of 30 students at their Wood […]

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Roger Williams students volunteer in Portsmouth

By   /  August 26, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Roger Williams University freshman Vanessa Song places bread batter into a pan at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Students baked 38 loaves of bread for Bristol Good Neighbors.

PORTSMOUTH — Steph McAuliffe was happy to be applying a coat of green paint to an exterior door of the Gibbs House at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Monday. “We lucked out compared to the (students working in) the garden,” said the freshman at Roger Williams University, which sent students to the church all day as part […]

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Tech camp in Bristol is all fun and game design

By   /  August 5, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Raymond Ottiano, 9, plays Minecraft at the iD Tech Camp recently. "I would like to build games where you can do anything," he said.

BRISTOL — He may be the son of a Rhode Island legislator, but 9-year-old Raymond Ottiano didn’t mention politics when asked about his future ambitions. Raymond wants to be a video game designer. “I would like to build games where you can do anything — sort of like ‘Minecraft’ with all 3-D shapes,” said Raymond, the […]

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RWU Visual Arts Senior Show

By   /  May 16, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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Graduating visual arts majors will display their creative works in textile sculpture, animation, photography, sound performance and video art in a professional exhibition in the gallery of the Architecture building. The show is open to the public. Where: Roger Williams University, Architecture Exhibition Gallery, One Old Ferry Road When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, […]

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‘Link for the Missing Link’ in Bristol

By   /  April 12, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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This original movement theatre piecepart of the RWU Dance Basement Performance Series, explores the dramatic and humorous effects of media on society. Recent graduates Michelle Birmingham, Ali Burke, and Leanne Smith perform with music composed and performed by Michael DeQuattro, and directed by Gary Shore. WHERE: RWU Performing Arts Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol […]

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Roger Williams University’s Intercultural Center hosts annual Global Fest

By   /  April 2, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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Celebrate cultural diversity and experience cultures from over 20 countries represented by RWU students, who will share stories and traditional cultural activities at the Intercultural Center’s annual Global Fest event. From noon-1 p.m. enjoy a performance by Caribbean steel drum band Jason Roseman & Tropical Gems; from 1-2 p.m., Boston-based group Sinha Capoeira will give […]

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RWU Dance Theatre performance in Bristol

By   /  February 23, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Dance students Nicole DeWolfe and Kelsey Heineman perform an evening of their choreography with members of the Roger Williams University Dance Theatre. Their work portrays the athleticism of the human body through the theme of desire. Where: RWU Performing Arts Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol When: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 Cost: Free More […]

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Hawks sail in Rose Bowl, gray snappers moving north

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Waterfront  /  No Comments

Roger Williams University (RWU) finished eighth out of 30 collegiate teams competing in the recent 28th annual Rose Bowl Regatta at Long Beach, Calif. Two-person college and as well as 60 high school teams raced CFJ dinghies in the Long Beach outer harbor. The event is hosted by the USC Sailing Team and organized by […]

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East Bay serves up Thanksgiving baskets

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Cub Scouts Liam O’Neal (left) and Owen Duvel bag Thanksgiving items that will be shipped to U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Cub Scout Pack 2 West Barrington collected canned food, candy, DVDS, CDs and other items and put together baskets last week at Barrington Middle School.

Roger Williams University has been a kind friend recently to the soup kitchen, food pantry and day shelter known as Bristol Good Neighbors (BGN). First, when the recent storm knocked out power in downtown Bristol, the university let the soup kitchen use its freezers so its food wouldn’t spoil. Then last week, students and faculty […]

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