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  • October 30th, 2014
    HawkTheVote to Present Live Election Night Coverage

    The HawkTheVote election media lab will provide live election night news coverage on Tuesday, Nov. 4. FCAS Dean Robert Eisinger, Dr. Hume Johnson, and journalism instructor Jennifer Jordan will anchor live analysis of the results of the mid-term elections in Rhode Island and incoming news reports from student journalists in the field. The event will be live-streamed on hawkthevote.com and broadcast on WQRI. Join our live studio audience starting at 7:30 PM in GHH 01.

    RWU’s HawkTheVote is the winner of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence National Award for Best Online Reporting, Small Colleges for live news coverage of the 2012 general election. This year’s lab, which includes journalism and CIS students, previously hosted a debate between College Democrats and College Republicans, and an expert panel on scientific challenges elected candidates will face once they take office.

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  • October 28th, 2014
    Give to the Annual Turkey Basket Contest

    This Thanksgiving, the Feinstein Center will be hosting the annual Turkey Basket competition. The contest helps those less fortunate in our community by providing Bristol/Warren families with complete holiday meals. All baskets will be donated to the East Bay Food Pantry, which has over 2,000 clients and is constantly growing! Please join us in continuing our fun campus tradition and spreading the holiday cheer!

    Guidelines
    o Everything must fit in one container
    o Must be lifted by a max of two people
    o Provide a gift card to a supermarket to purchase a turkey
    o Non-perishables only
    o Non-traditional items welcome! (Baby food, paper goods, etc.)

    Prizes will awarded to the baskets based on: Quality, Quantity, & Creativity. All winners will receive a $75 restaurant gift card! Baskets are due by 3:30 pm on November 18th at the GHH Atrium. Judging will begin promptly at 4 pm and snacks will be provided to spread the holiday spirit.

    To enter a basket, please sign up via this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014turkeybasket; or email us at servicemail@rwu.edu to RSVP by November 11th. Please include one contact name, a telephone number and email addresses.

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