Colin Howarth

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This is the first installment of a semester-long series that documents my exploration of faith on the University of Rhode Island campus. The goal is to sit down with every religious center on campus and learn about their religion and community. Before I get started, I should tell you a...
For the fourth time this season, the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team (14-10, 6-5 A-10) has won back-to-back games. On Saturday, they defeated conference opponent La Salle University on the road, and on Tuesday night, they beat George Mason University in what was a three-point shooting frenzy...
  Almost 50 years after the Communist Party of China became the ruling party in 1949 and stripped the population of personal and political freedoms, Falun Gong was introduced to the public. Falun Gong is a spiritual practice that combines meditation of the mind and body and moral principles. The practice...
  Once upon a time, defense won basketball games. It was that simple of a concept. The amount of games a team won matched the strength of their defense. That is no longer the case. The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team is eighth in the Atlantic 10 with a...
  The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team lost both games this week against No. 23 Syracuse University on Friday and Marshall University on Wednesday. In the first half of Friday’s game, the Rams struggled against Syracuse’s swarming zone. The Orange cut Rhode Island’s shot clock every possession and forced...
  Lamar Odom Since being found unconscious at Nevada's Love Ranch brothel on Tuesday, former URI basketball student-athlete and NBA champion Lamar Odom has been reported by ESPN as breathing on his own and speaking. Odom, who is still in critical condition, was transported to a Los Angeles hospital on Monday,...

Men’s hockey

The University of Rhode Island’s men’s hockey team suffered two agonizing defeats at the hands of the Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen this weekend. Rhode Island was outscored 12-6 in both games and fell to 3-5 on the season. Friday night was a heartbreaker for the Rams, as they battled back...

Week Roundup

Women’s Volleyball The women’s volleyball team went 1-1 this week at home when they defeated La Salle University on Friday and fell to Duquesne University the following day. On Friday, the Rams beat the Explorers in three consecutive sets. Junior Audrey Castro recorded a match-high 16 kills. The Ram’s...
Two student-athletes on the University of Rhode Island football team were arrested on Sunday about 2:50 a.m. at the Chi Phi fraternity house following an alleged fight between the fraternity and members of the football team. Freshmen Michael Lablanc, 20, from Charlestown, Massachusetts and Barret Lyons, 19, from Belmont, Massachusetts...
The University of Rhode Island women’s soccer team lost their third straight match on Sunday, falling 3-2 at home to Vermont. The Rams came out of the gate aggressive. In the seventh minute, senior Ari Stanton took a pass from redshirt sophomore Megan Tracewell on the right side...

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