Allie Lewis

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Three weeks ago, senior Nicol M. Hernandez was preparing to meet her URI 101 students for the first time, but a significant issue almost made her late. While many people cite traffic, parking or sleeping through their alarms as common excuses for being late, Hernandez had only 10 minutes to...
Students and faculty came together last Thursday to voice their concerns about sexual violence and rape culture at the University of Rhode Island. The event, “Speak Up, Speak Out: A General Assembly on Sexual Violence,” was organized by Graduate Assistants United in response to a column published two weeks ago...
By Emma Gauthier and Allie Lewis  Sexual assault is an ongoing and pervasive epidemic happening at college campuses across the country - and the University of Rhode Island is not immune. According to the University’s 2015 Clery Report, there were six reported sexual assaults on campus. Many instances of sexual...
Democratic leaders on both sides of the political aisle agreed late last night to work with President Donald J. Trump in order to protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation - seven of whom attend the University of Rhode Island.   Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, originally created...
The University of Rhode Island will be offering more inclusive housing options next year due to the efforts of the Gender and Sexuality Center and Housing and Residential Life. Improvements to campus housing options have been in the works for a number of years, according to Gender and Sexuality Center...
In the trending age of farmers markets, fair trade products and organic everything, being environmentally friendly can sometimes feel like a fad rather than a mindset. Unfortunately, most fads eventually go out of style. I know the world is full of people who care about where their food comes from...
Students who helped organize a lecture on reproductive rights in Rhode Island last Thursday were upset to discover that all of their signs for the event had been torn down and destroyed the night before.      Signs were hung around campus to invite students to learn, act and stand...
The University of Rhode Island held its sixth annual Center for the Humanities Festival to discuss “Public Treads in the Humanities,” as well as future options for the fields of study.      The festival included a panel discussion between four diverse presenters in the public humanities.  Moderating the event...
Students at the University of Rhode Island got a “Glimpse into the Future” on Saturday night at the Student Alliance for the Welfare of Africa’s (S.A.W.A.) 11th annual hair show. This year’s show featured nearly 30 hairstyling designs across five separate scenes from local stylist Jerry Tolbert. Although Tolbert is...
MWF is the way to go Allie Lewis I’d rather go to class one more day a week than sit in a lecture for an hour and 15 minutes. By the time I’m 45 minutes into a Tuesday/Thursday lecture, I spend most of the remaining time reassuring myself that it’s almost...

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