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  In years past, the University of Rhode Island’s annual Honors Colloquia have been based on topics like health care, public schools and cyber-security and privacy. This year, however, the lecture series is taking a new spin and focusing on the power of humor. The subject matter was first presented by...
For the first time in a decade, the University of Rhode Island men’s golf team won the New England Championships at the Newport National Golf Club in Middletown over the weekend thanks to a full-team effort that saw four of five golfers finish within the top 10. Junior Makenzie Denver...
Despite longevity, a decorated faculty and student body which includes this year’s commencement speaker, lack of funding has kept the Africana studies department at the University of Rhode Island from reaching its true potential since the program’s conception over 30 years ago. Africana studies is designed to service the entire...
Softball: at Bryant 4/14, vs. George Mason 4/18 (Doubleheader) 4/19, at Boston College 4/21, at Providence 4/22 The softball team (2-30) will be playing six games this week, three on the road and three at home. With just one win on the year, the Rams will be try to pull...
Gone are the days where a student can pay for an entire year of college from a summer job at McDonalds, and according to some students at the University of Rhode Island who pay for school themselves, it is becoming even more of an uphill battle. About 70 percent of...
The University of Rhode Island softball team has played 24 games in 2015. They have won just one of them. It has been mentioned many times over the past couple years that head coach Erin Layton has not performed to expectation. However, after a 1-23 record to start the season...
Weather is getting warmer, final exams are looming around the corner and another class of students is preparing to graduate from the University of Rhode Island. With that comes the announcement of this year’s commencement speaker, political science and Africana studies double major, Matthew Quainoo. This year’s pool of almost...
In their first time competing in regulation golf since October, the University of Rhode Island golf team finished the Florida Atlantic University Slomin Autism Invite in 17th place out of 20 teams, kicking off their spring schedule this weekend. While Rhode Island only finished ahead of three other teams with...
I’m the last person to hit up tabloids for the latest gossip on the lives of my favorite athletes. I am fine with whatever they are doing as long as it’s not hurting others. That is my philosophy toward just about everybody. In what is now a regular occurrence though,...
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team did not disappoint in their first National Invitation Tournament appearance since the 2009-2010 season as they handily beat the Iona College Gaels 88-75 to move into the pool of sixteen. In a poor offensive showing in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinal loss...

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