Anea Garcia, RI Beauty Queen, Stripped of International Title For Being Too Committed To Her College Classes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island beauty queen has lost her world-spanning crown.Anea Garcia, who as Miss Rhode Island finished third in the 2015 Miss USA pageant, was stripped of her most recent title of Miss Grand International for failing to meet the requirements of the job. Garcia, 21, a student at Roger Williams University who…

‘Blackout’ Demonstration Held At Roger Williams University Because Yik Yak Can Get A Little Racist At Times

BRISTOL, R.I. — Diversity training for university faculty and an official rebuke of antagonistic social media messages were among the requests made by more than 100 Roger Williams University students Monday in a non-confrontational campus rally for racial equity and social justice. Unlike other recent college protests across the country, the Roger Williams event featured…

If You Graduate College Today, Guess What Age You’ll Retire By… (Hint: Really Old) 

A perfect storm of rising rents, student loan debt and a genuine fear of investing have driven the retirement age for new college graduates up to 75, new research from NerdWallet shows. That’s more than a decade later than the average retirement age of 62. NerdWallet started predicting the retirement age for college graduates in…

RWU – Welcome Back!

Welcome back! Locals Only RWU hopes that everyone had a great semester and an even better five week break! Locals Only RWU will be blogging about anything and everything RWU this spring semester. Things like keeping you up to date on the snow forecast so that you can pray that your test gets postponed or…