https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1__ggC-C3io BRISTOL, R.I. -- It is no secret that Roger Williams University has a diversity problem, but their athletics department has an even bigger one. Roger Williams University has been pushed to be proactive in creating a more diverse student body the past few years, but hasn't seen much progress. Within the campus athletics programs,... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWO_EOQrA28&feature=youtu.be BRISTOL, R.I. — Roger Williams University Director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation Kiki Jacobs spoke about the university's diversity problem and how that impacts campus athletics.
Video: Newtown Resident Recalls Day of Sandy Hook Shooting BRISTOL, R.I. — According to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gun death rates are again on the rise. The rate of gun deaths in the United States rose in 2016 with the rate being close to 12 per 100,000 people.... Continue Reading →
Last week, I spoke to a gun shop owner in Tiverton, R.I. on the current debate surrounding gun control laws, gun violence and mass shootings. This week, I spoke to a witness of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting five years ago. Video here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=0KffOt-wnUE TIVERTON, R.I. — Through the last 511 days in the U.S., 555 mass shootings have occurred. Last Sunday, Nov. 5, the latest mass shooting in a tiny church in Sutherland Springs, Texas killed 26 people, with several of them children and at least another 20 were wounded. It was the deadliest mass shooting in... Continue Reading →
This image was taken from a 2015 article in The Atlantic, showing the amount of additional background check laws by state. The article also discusses other research on gun-related deaths. That research shows that the states with the strongest gun laws see the fewest number of gun-related deaths.
BRISTOL, R.I. — A white nationalist rally that took a violent turn -- killing one woman and injuring 19 others -- in Charlottesville, Va. in August was the event that started a renewed attention toward the removal of Confederate monuments across the country. At Roger Williams University on Tuesday night, Oct. 17, more than... Continue Reading →