Roger Williams


Roger Williams and Samuel Gorton wrote in shorthand

In 1891, Provi-dence resident Thomas Griffin noticed a book at the Warwick Town Hall which intrigued him. The leather-bound book con-tained about 60 pages and was filled with unidentifiable sym-bols. As an expert on stenogra-phy, Griffin decided to study the book at length. Stenography concerns the use of shorthand, a...

Rep. Roger Williams addresses internet, inflation, illegal immigration

As the digital divide in rural Texas grows, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25) has made closing the gap a top priority along with taking action on inflation and illegal immigration. “In rural Texas, we don’t have high-speed, or broadband, internet,” said the Republican, whose congressional district includes Burnet County. “How...

Photo newsletter: great teachers and an interview with Roger Williams

It is a bit of a challenge but still fun when The Journal is contacted to cover a surprise event. Such was the case this week when two Rhode Island teachers were honored in two different spots in the state: Burrillville and Central Falls. Journal photographers Kris Craig and David DelPoio were on the road to do the coverage, while trying not to be too conspicuous at the same time. The pictures captured the joyful emotion of the events.

Roger Williams Physician Earns National Award From American Cancer Society

Dr. Abdul Saied Calvino, MPH, FACS, a surgical oncologist at Roger Williams Cancer Center, has earned national recognition from the American Cancer Society (ACS) for his development of a comprehensive advocacy program that encourages members of the Hispanic community to receive screenings for colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is a particularly...

Roger Williams Defeats Framingham State 10-0

NORTHBOROUGH – The Framingham State University baseball team was defeated 10-0 by Roger Williams University in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex. This was the season opener for Roger Williams which is now 1-0. Framingham Stet drops to 0-2. HOW IT HAPPENED:. The Hawks got...

Roger Williams Runs Past Women’s Lacrosse

Bristol, RI - The Roger Williams University Women's Lacrosse team took down the Framingham State University Rams 20-9 in their first home game of the season. - Records:Framingham State (1-2), Roger Williams (3-1) - Location:  Bayside Field – Bristol, RI. HOW IT HAPPENED:. Nikki Norton led the way...

Baseball Shutout by Roger Williams

Northboro, Mass. - The Framingham State University baseball team was defeated 10-0 by Roger Williams University in non-conference action this afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex. THE BASICS:. - Score: Roger Williams 10, Framingham State 0. - Records:  Framingham State (0-2), Roger Williams (1-0) - Location:  Northboro, Mass. –...

Roger Williams meets Roger Williams in Bates’ NCAA debut

Double dribble? Bates’ opponent in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship tournament is Roger Williams University of Bristol, R.I. One of Bates’ prized buildings is Roger Williams Hall. Bates is playing Roger Williams. Coincidence? We think not. Q. Are these two Rogers...

College roundup: Bates women advance to NCAA 2nd round with comeback OT victory over Roger Williams

NEW YORK — Mia Roy’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer saved Bates’ season, sending Friday’s NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament first-round game to overtime. From there, Ariana Dalia’s career-high 27 points and NESCAC Player of the Year Meghan Graff’s clutch free throws sent the Bobcats to a 68-64 win over Roger Williams.

Women’s basketball: Bates to open D-III tournament against Roger Williams

LEWISTON — The Bates College women’s basketball team isn’t satisfied with the history it has already made this season. The Bobcats claimed the program’s first New England Small College Athletic Conference championship on Sunday. Next up is the NCAA Division III tournament. “Obviously, it’s a huge...

Roger Williams, RIC To Play In Division III NCAA Women’s Tournament Friday

After winning their conference championship games this past weekend, the Roger Williams and Rhode Island College women’s basketball teams earned their spots in the Division III NCAA Tournament Monday. The Hawks are headed to New York to play Bates College Friday at NYU. The Anchorwomen are headed to Amherst,...