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The human resources group WorldatWork has awarded the 2015 Seal of Distinction to the University of Rhode Island for progressive work life policies, including those for mothers and pregnant women on campus. Over one quarter of undergraduate college students across the nation are raising children. Of those students, 78 percent...
On April 19, 1972, Verna Lafreniere rode her motorcycle on her way home from Wickford, Rhode Island, while her sister Vivian followed close behind. She was 18 and a second semester freshman at the University of Rhode Island. Her life would change forever within an instant. That day, on her...
Making food taste good is all about what you combine it with. I was never a fan of quinoa until I tried this fresh and tasty twist on a salad. It’s a lighter spin on a classic pasta salad, and with some added protein from chicken it can make...
Through the Jumpstart Program at the University of Rhode Island, students invest in their future careers by investing in the futures of young students. Although often disregarded, one of the most important parts of an educational career begins in preschool and kindergarten. Through completing 300 hours of service in early...
Though it’s known as a “super food”, kale can sometimes get a bad rap for not being tasty. But combined with the right ingredients, it can be a fresh and delicious side or meal. Complemented by apples and with a simple dressing, this salad will be sure to make...
On Tuesday night, the University of Rhode Island’s Student Action for Sustainability club brought their own reusable dinnerware to The Ram’s Den dining hall in a peaceful protest to promote a more sustainable culture on campus. The Ram’s Den, which has been open this year as a temporary dining hall...
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so when you have those early morning classes and you need something quick, how about a smoothie? This smoothie is easy to take on the go and will help you energize and get you the fruity nutrition you...
Most college students have never worked in a school a day of their lives. They have experienced what being behind a desk is like, but never from the front of the classroom. Many can remember the years a specific teacher who pushed you to do your homework assignments. Stepping outside...
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: about one hour Servings:  about 6 After this year’s second winter storm, what better way to warm up and stay cozy than with homemade soup. Chicken Tortilla soup combines tomatoes, refried beans, corn, chicken and chicken broth for a meal that’s quick and easy. Ingredients: Two 10 ounce...
As the plane took off I had a full view of Barcelona one last time. Thankfully, I had 3 rows of seats to myself, so no one could see me crying like a baby as we ascended further and further away. On my last full day in the city, I...

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