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The University of Rhode Island Disability Services for Students office and its Department of Housing and Residential Life work together to provide additional options for students with disabilities who are living on campus. Students who have documented disabilities, such as anxiety, that require an emotional support animal now have the...
The Electronic Music Association was approved for $1,125 in funding for their annual dance party, entitled “Lost in Wonderland”, to fund the DJs and sound equipment for their event at the University of Rhode Island Student Senate meeting last night. The Electronic Music Association has been a club on campus...
The University of Rhode Island’s Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design’s “Spring Splash” is an annual fundraiser and student fashion show, with this year’s theme being “Designers in Bloom”. Students who participate in the show are judged for four rounds on the construction and cohesion of their collection,...
The dining halls at the University of Rhode Island provide green-colored comment cards that students can use to voice complaints and concerns about the food served or the halls themselves, in order to bring about changes and improvements. Most recently, the cards have been flooded with one main complaint:...
For three days - a total of 51.5 hours on the two machines - the 23 boys and two girls of the University of Rhode Island’s Men’s Rowing Team rowed in the Memorial Union lobby for 1.44 million meters (900 miles). All 25 members took turns rowing for the fundraiser,...
For some students, the term “broke college student” has a much deeper meaning than just not being able to purchase I-Zone every night. For students who suffer financially and have trouble getting by month to month with reasonably enough resources, there is an opportunity for assistance on campus. The Rhody...
When patients who have undergone a mastectomy, whether single or double, choose not to have reconstructive surgery, they need bras that specifically fit their new prosthesis. When a University of Rhode Island student looked at the current options for mastectomy bras, she was appalled at the lack of variety...
While traditional methods of art such as drawing and painting often steal the spotlight, art created with found materials can be equally impressive. One art student at the University of Rhode Island demonstrated this through his recent sculpture, made mainly from the lids of trash cans. “They were going to...
While most undergraduate students struggle to complete their homework assignments with only spring break getting them through, graduate engineering students are working to create original inventions completely by their own design. Stephen Norris, a graduate student working on his masters in electrical engineering at the University of Rhode Island has...
In college, students have the independence to choose whether or not to attend class, but attendance is often made a portion of the final grade by professors. In some cases, professors only allow students to miss class without being penalized if they can prove that it should be an...

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