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RWU Chorus concert tonight

RWU Chorus concert tonight

Works performed will range from the masterworks of the Renaissance to the contemporary styles of vocal jazz and popular music. The RWU Chorus is a celebrated musical ensemble on campus and it consists of approximately thirty-five undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members. WHERE: RWU Performing Arts Center, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol WHEN: 7:30 p.m.;

David Wilson

Journalist David Wilson at RWU

When acclaimed journalist David Wilson traced his genealogy to North Carolina, he not only discovered the plantation where his relatives were enslaved, but also a descendent of the slave master: a 62-year-old white man named David Wilson. In his groundbreaking documentary film, “Meeting David Wilson” (2008), Wilson attempts to illuminate America’s persisting racial divide and

Barrington Middle School's Team Overflow members (from left to right) are Sam Wohlever, Andrew Cooke, Eliot Laidlaw, Theenash Kumar, Conor Mc Gartoll, Riddhi Adhiya and Kyle Villella.

Barrington students prepare for robotics tournament

Four teams of Barrington youngsters will compete in the annual FIRST LEGO League RI Robotics tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Roger Williams University. The teams are: • Overflow, Barrington Middle School, coached by Lisa McGartoll • Tech-No-Logic, Barrington Middle School, coached by Laurie Dubel • Flaming Ninja Cheezits, Barrington neighborhood team, coach by Sarah


RWU Great Films Series: ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 landmark epic pushed the limits of narrative and special effects toward a meditation on technology and humanity. Imagine, a 21st century spacecraft, with three hibernating astronauts and the vocal, all-too-human malfunctioning HAL 9000 computer. WHEN: 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 4. WHERE: RWU Global Heritage Hall Building, Room G01, 1 Old Ferry Road,


Music Man

Local student fundraising to bring music into foster kids’ lives.   When Roger Williams University junior Jason Rosa landed an interview this past summer with national non-profit Together We Rise, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of foster children in America, he made sure he was going in prepared. While researching  the organization and the


Bristol cops bust two RWU weekend house parties

When raucous noise from 96 Franklin St., filtered to nearby neighbors, Bristol police were called to end the house party. Officers were dispatched to the home at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 4 and could immediately hear loud voices and music coming from the south side of Franklin Street. One officer deployed the noise meter, which issued

Bristol icon Hector Massa will be among those inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame this month. Having served 16 years as athletic director (1972-1988), he was proud of the fact that several of his teams, including men's hockey and men's basketball, were nationally renowned.

Bristol icon to be inducted to RWU’s Hall of Fame

The second class of the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 26, during Homecoming Weekend, in the Campus Recreation Center. Athletes who will be honored include Vivian (Vieira) Byrnes ’96 (women’s soccer, women’s basketball), Spencer McCombe ’97 (wrestling), Peter Doucet ’01 (wrestling), Sara Coleman ’03 (women’s tennis), and

Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis, shown at a previous meeting.

Professor’s case study leads to confrontation with Barrington town manager

Lynn Ruggieri was looking for a case study to share with her students, but what she found instead was an uncomfortable confrontation with the town manager in Barrington. Ms. Ruggieri, a professor of accounting at Roger Williams University, said that after analyzing the trash privatization financials for the town of Barrington and bringing her findings